Saturday, June 13, 2009

Recovering from garbled display after selecting "Mirror displays" on the NC10

I know I shouldn't have, but I have selected "mirror displays" on my NC10, after connecting it to a monitor. The display became garbled and I couldn't fix it since I couldn't find the checkbox to unselect "mirror displays". Removing the external monitor fixed the netbook's display, but chaos kept coming back after re-pluggin it.

I found out that the displays prefpane preferences, are stored in:

So I restored that file from a timemachine backup I had. Not the best solution, since it presupposes that you do have a backup, but...

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