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Windows 7: Dual monitor software

14 Oct 2013   #1
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Dual monitor software

Will I need special software to manage dual monitors ... any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!


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14 Oct 2013   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Zorin OS 9 Core x64 Xubuntu 13.1 x64 Linux Mint 17 x64
 
 

No, you won`t.

Just right click on your desktop and choose screen resolution, the popup window will be all you need to manage the 2 displays.

Display Fusion is great freeware you can use to have 2 different images on each display or you can use it to span an image across the 2 displays, but 1st you must get a picture that matches the resolution of the 2 monitors combined. Such as this image I have across my 2 1920 x 1080 monitors.

http://www.displayfusion.com/

This picture is 3840 x 1080


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15 Oct 2013   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Thanks Brian!
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15 Oct 2013   #4
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Ultramon and DisplayFusion (mentioned) are the top contenders there. If using Win 8, it has native dual display task bar support, so not really needed there (for task bar play).
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15 Oct 2013   #5
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Thanks Aaron!
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18 Oct 2013   #6
Diddlededum

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

+1 for paid version of DisplayFusion - I have four monitors and need a taskbar on two of them and need to not have a task bar on the other two, plus a different desktop wallpaper on each monitor. Plus I can control on which monitor which software opens by default.
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