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Windows 7: Help w/Windows 8.1 split screen @2560x1440

18 Sep 2014   #1
petepc

 
 
Help w/Windows 8.1 split screen @2560x1440

I'm using win 8.1 with a 2560 x1440 resolution, but I can't seem to get split screen to work. I've tried a few tutorials online, but without success.

I can easily split the screen by left mouse clicking the top of the screen and dragging down. The first window works normally with task bar showing on the bottom, but I can't figure out how to get anything else in the 2nd window that is created. One online tutorial mentioned something about executing a mouse-over on the left or upper left corner, but that doesn't bring anything up. I can get the search/share/start/devices/settings task bar to appear by mouse-overing the upper right hand corner, but this doesn't lead to filling the second window.

I feel I must be missing something obvious. Advice appreciated. Thanks!


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18 Sep 2014   #2
3D Jed

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try asking here Windows 8 Forums
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18 Sep 2014   #3
petepc

 
 

lol. I guess I should do that. Thanks.
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