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Windows 7: A question about dual monitor setup.

31 Dec 2014   #1
Siveria

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A question about dual monitor setup.

I wasn't exactly sure where this would go, since it crosses several sections, so I decided to put it here in general.

I wanna run a dual monitor setup, now I know how to set it up, but what I want to do is, have a screensaver that will only show up on the 2nd monitor when the mouse hasn't been on it for a time. But I don't want that screensaver to close if mouse is moved or keyboard is used on the main monitor, is this doable somehow? if so how? Also can you suggest a place to get some screensavers? Don't have to be super fancy but something with some basic 3d shapes or something. I have a geforce 970 4g from msi so I am sure a screensaver is not even going to dent its preformance in games.

As always thanks all and happy new year everyone!


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31 Dec 2014   #2
PeaB4YouGo

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I don't think I've seen ANY OS with the screensaver options that you'd like. There may be a third-party out there who is thinking about this, but I have to believe that if someone managed to write one, a lot more people would be talking about it. Personally, I think it's a great idea though.
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01 Jan 2015   #3
Siveria

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Ahh no programs that could do it? I mean I would just leave it on there but it'll burn in.
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01 Jan 2015   #4
badcrc

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Siveria View Post
Ahh no programs that could do it? I mean I would just leave it on there but it'll burn in.
Screens don't burn like they did back in the day. Screensavers did actually save the CRT screen once upon a time, but now are just cosmetic. You used to see the occasional old ATM with a ghost image, but most have been swapped out. I've heard that plasma TVs can burn . . .
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