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Windows 7: Multi Display

09 Dec 2009   #1
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Multi Display

Hi,
A mate of mine owns a bar and wanted me to set up 3 different screens running off the same pc at the same time.
What i wanted to know is there any software that can do this?
My first thought was of CubeDeskTop but i quickly dismissed it becasue only the window in view can play videos,which is a must.

So is there any software that can let me basically 3 virtual desktops,which are able to run videos to multiple screens at the same time?

Thanks
Dan


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09 Dec 2009   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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09 Dec 2009   #3
UKMedia

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

If you have a dual monitor graphics card, have you thought of using a SVGA Y cable for 2 of the monitors? Or am I misunderstanding your problem?

Regards
UKMedia
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09 Dec 2009   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Windows 7 has built-in dual monitor support. As long as your video card supports multiple monitors. Right-click on the desktop and hit Screen Resolution, and you can access the settings.
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09 Dec 2009   #5
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thats the problem,its three screens i need.
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09 Dec 2009   #6
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Thats the problem,its three screens i need.
1 discreet card, +onboard. Or you could get 2 discreet cards.
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09 Dec 2009   #7
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Thats the problem,its three screens i need.
1 discreet card, +onboard. Or you could get 2 discreet cards.
Sorry im not sure what you mean.
A quick google lead me to an extra graphics card?
And Win7 would pick this up and allow me 3 screens then?

Thanks for replying.
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09 Dec 2009   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Most graphics card only have 2 or 3 outputs: 1 VGA + 1 DVI + 1 HMDI, or 2 DVI etc. You need a card that supports the number of monitors you want. Or use 2 on your PCIe card and the one onboard output, if you have onboard.
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09 Dec 2009   #9
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Most graphics card only have 2 or 3 outputs: 1 VGA + 1 DVI + 1 HMDI, or 2 DVI etc. You need a card that supports the number of monitors you want. Or use 2 on your PCIe card and the one onboard output, if you have onboard.
Ah,now i understand.

So to finish WIN7 will have no problem using triple screens in the same way it does 2?
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09 Dec 2009   #10
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Probably. There are users here running 5 screens no problem.
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