For my Macbook Pro, does a Mini displayport to DVI adapter work when plugged into a DVI to VGA adapter?

So, as MacBook Pro Mini Display Port> Mini-DVI> DVI to VGA> VGA? Because I have a DVI to VGA adapter in the box with my Mac before, and I just bought a new one with none.


It will not work.

The miniDisplayPort-to-DVI does not pass through an analog VGA signal.

If you want to connect a VGA only monitor to your MBP, you must purchase the adapter miniDisplayPort-VGA.

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