Macbook won't show detect displays need help???

Won't detect any, but says I need 2 displays sometimes??? Help

dohdoh1985 wrote:
- I tried every Snow Leopard Release from 10.5.8 to 10.6.4
Assuming this means the TV was not detected in any of these versions, this would not be a Snow Leopard installation or setup issue. I think that is what sig is trying to tell you.
If this is true, you might want to post in the MacBook forums to see if anyone has a similar issue. It would be a good idea to post the model number of your Toshiba if you do so, as this might be relevant. Otherwise, it sounds like the problem is in the TV, since the MacBook works with other displays.
Tip: to avoid unexpected formatting oddities that might make your posts hard to read, you can use the "Preview" tab before you post to see how your post will be formatted.
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