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how to disable lid close shut off?

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I have a mid 2010 13" mac book pro how do i make it so it wont lock if i close the screen I bought a cord so i can plug it into my tv
thanks
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Use InsomniaX https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/22211/insomniax
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Originally Posted by trivium nate View Post

I have a mid 2010 13" mac book pro how do i make it so it wont lock if i close the screen I bought a cord so i can plug it into my tv
thanks

How about this one?

https://code.google.com/p/macosx-nosleep-extension/
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In order for it to not do this you need to have the following:

Plug it into power
Plug in a keyboard
Plug in a mouse
Plug in a monitor or some other picture doohickey
???
Profit.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201834
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Requirements for closed-display mode

To use closed-display mode with your Mac notebook, you need:
An AC power adapter
An external keyboard and mouse or trackpad, either USB or wireless
A USB-C to USB adapter if you're using a USB mouse or keyboard with MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) and later or MacBook Pro models introduced in late 2016
An external display or projector
 
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CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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Core i5 750 3.99 (190x21) 1.376v Load ASUS P7P55d-E Pro GTX 670 FTW <- Poor overclocker :( 8GB (4x2GB) G.Skill DDR3 1600 
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