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Windows 7: Dual display in Win 7

06 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Dual display in Win 7

I have a desktop running Windows 7 Ultimate and a laptop running XP Pro. Is there any way to use the laptop as a second monitor? I know how to set it up physically but just don't know if the laptop has to be running the same OS or not.

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06 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)

Welcome to the Forums, John.

I believe that this CNET video explains how to do that.

Hope you find it helpful.
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07 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

I appreciate the help and will try this oput but am still unsure if having different OS on the laptop and desktop will make any difference.
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