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Windows 7: how to setup multiple monitors? help

19 Apr 2012   #11
JoeDavola

Windows 7 Professional 64
 
 

I'm not sure about boot time since I use an SSD, but it only has 2 processes running. It has a free trail, so no harm in trying it.
You should probably start without it and just use the Win 7 tools to get a feel for dual monitors, and then try them out.

What are you waiting for, turn the computer off, plug in that second monitor and enjoy. I could never go back to a single monitor.


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19 Apr 2012   #12
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

My second monitor is a little older and is not widescreen
I'm thinking about just using it for a month or 2 to see if i like it nd buy a better monitor and scrap the old one
It has a 1024x768 res but its not widescreen I believe. And I don't have that monitor with me Atm
You think it would work fine?
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19 Apr 2012   #13
JoeDavola

Windows 7 Professional 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by irbullet View Post
My second monitor is a little older and is not widescreen
I'm thinking about just using it for a month or 2 to see if i like it nd buy a better monitor and scrap the old one
It has a 1024x768 res but its not widescreen I believe. And I don't have that monitor with me Atm
You think it would work fine?
It will work fine as a second monitor, but not if you want to span the desktop across both. I used a 2048x1152 with a 1280x1024 with no problems.
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19 Apr 2012   #14
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JoeDavola View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by irbullet View Post
My second monitor is a little older and is not widescreen
I'm thinking about just using it for a month or 2 to see if i like it nd buy a better monitor and scrap the old one
It has a 1024x768 res but its not widescreen I believe. And I don't have that monitor with me Atm
You think it would work fine?
It will work fine as a second monitor, but not if you want to span the desktop across both. I used a 2048x1152 with a 1280x1024 with no problems.
Ok I think I'm going to use this second monitor to just try out as I don't want to spend money for no reason
hope it doesnt look like crape
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19 Apr 2012   #15
JoeDavola

Windows 7 Professional 64
 
 

Dual monitors are great for having a web browser open in one, and something else like IM in the other monitor. It's great for photoshop, tools on the smaller monitor and image you are working on in the main monitor.
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19 Apr 2012   #16
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JoeDavola View Post
Dual monitors are great for having a web browser open in one, and something else like IM in the other monitor. It's great for photoshop, tools on the smaller monitor and image you are working on in the main monitor.
Will I notice any performance problems?
Should I use the extended option or what? How do I set the better monitor as the main monitor?
thanks for all ur help!
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20 Apr 2012   #17
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I got it up! They are a lot better
the second monitor has a ok res
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