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Windows 7: 2 screens with fullscreen game + VLC video?

25 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Full Retail
2 screens with fullscreen game + VLC video?

i've been attempting this for years now.. but it never allows for it...

if i play a game in full screen on my primary monitor and have a youtube clip running on my secondary.. it's fine!, i see the video without problems.. but when i try having any media player show me video while i'm playing full screen on my main.. it goes black

is there any workaround to this?.. i'd love to watch tv-shows and stuff while casually playing games, without having to worry about making them windowed (which in many cases isn't an option for the game either)

so i either need some workaround.. an VLC setting that'll solve it for me etc.. or as a backup solution. a way to make all games able to play in windowed fullscreen where my mouse stays within it's borders (like the built in graphic function avalible in Starcraft 2, which i LOVE by the way =) )

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