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Windows 7: windows 7 dual monitor wont let me type

22 Feb 2014   #1
Fullscoop

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windows 7 dual monitor wont let me type

currently i have a dual monitor setup. if i am busy doing stuff on my main monitor the second wont be in use. If i try to use it later it disables my ability to type in a web browser. EX- I am playing a game on my left screen and in between games i will go to my second to watch a video on youtube. because the second monitor wasn't in use during the game when i try to type YouTube into my chrome web browser nothing will come up. if i drag chrome onto my alienware pc's display and type there it still wont work. then if i logout and come back hours later i cant type in my password to sign into my profile. At this point i restart my computer and i am back to the beginning, everythings fine until the monitor isnt in use for about 10 minutes.

--please give me any suggestions you have, it is frustrating having to restart my computer all the time.


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22 Feb 2014   #2
Fullscoop

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I got some things wrong if i just launch the game and then go instantly to my second monitor and try to type, it wont work. also i cant type anywhere besides the chat box in the game. also the only buttons that work will be the ones on my mouse. I HAVE FULL CONTROL OVER EVERTHING IN THE GAME, ANYTHING NOT GAME RELATED WONT LET ME TYPE.
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