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I am trying to run a 2nd display from my macbook . The 2nd

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I am trying to run a 2nd display from my macbook .   The 2nd display shows the background image from the laptop but won't "mirror" anything else.   I have tried system preferences "show display" but that failed. What should I try next? Thank you for any help you can give me.
Go to system preferences, then to displays.
Do you see a tab that says Arrangement?
If you do, click it and select Mirror Displays.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No, there is no "arrangements" Tab only "Display /Color
Please reply again ASAP>
I'm on site at an event that requires this to work
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
That did work after all
What if i need a fallow up question on same topic?
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