Really wierd thing is happening with my new MBP

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  1. Genocide

    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    It's almost as if the whole screen got bigger, and everytime i move the cursor the whole screen moves in the opposite direction, it's super hard to explain. Also, there seems to be some like transparent little square around my cursor too. Any ideas?
     
  2. Genocide

    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    and also, is the disc drive supposed to make a noise when you put a cd in?
     
  3. Genocide

    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    :wtf: now it's dimming by itself :wtc: what the hell is wrong, it was perfect the last time i used it
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    Yes, the disc spins.
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    Calm down. That's part of the power saving features of the machine. Auto-dimming is not configurable as far as I know.
     
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    Dysfnctnl85 IT/Apple/Rotary/(D)SLR Crew

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    Have you configured Expose (again, in system preferences)? It sounds like that's what's going on...
     
  7. Jack Horner

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    Press CTRL and scroll down
     
  8. Jack Horner

    Jack Horner Guest

    You have the magnifier turned on
     
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    yep, sounds like this is what's going on.
     
  10. Genocide

    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    ah it's gone :bowdown: how do I preven that from happening again?
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    dont press control while you scroll
     
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    also the screen dimming on me when I first got my MBP got ma alittle worried to but then I read up on some forums and the manual and I was ok with after I found out what it was
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    I know this is a pain to disable screen dimming, but if you leave a video paused in vlc, the screen won't dim.

    I did this 2 nights ago and was too lazy to get out of bed and turn it off. :o
     
  14. Jack Horner

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    You can disable it in the Mouse & Keyboard settings :wavey:
     
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    System Preference>Energy Saver>Options > "Automatically reduce brightness of screen before sleep
     

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