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Windows 7: Dual Monitor Issue

02 Oct 2010   #1
Paarias

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Dual Monitor Issue

Hello,
I upgraded to windows 7 32bit today and I have a dual monitor setup. Before I had XP, and I could play video games on my main screen, and watch movies/tv and/or browse the internet on the other screen with no problems. Today when I switched to 7, I cannot play my video game (World of Warcraft) on my main screen without it freezing while having any movement with my mouse. Meaning, as soon as I move my mouse, the screen freezes and get 0 frames per second. While if i right click drag mouse, i can turn just fine. This never happened on xp. The game runs normal with only 1 screen.

ps. I run with the VisionTek Radeon 3870 Video card


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02 Oct 2010   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hello and welcome to the forums could you post more of your machines spec please and please have a read of this Video Memory Virtualization - A Brief Guide
Video Memory Virtualization - A Brief Guide[2]=Hardware%20and%20Drivers

http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...khd3870/4.html
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02 Oct 2010   #3
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Mouse freezes are actually a pretty common problem. Typically they come in two forms. The first is that the mouse icon freezes or locks up but you can still move it around. The other kind is the mouse freezes and the whole computer seems to lock up with it. Both are symptoms of the same problem.
Before doing anything, take a look at how many programs you have open when your mouse freezes up. If you are running multiple programs at once and have limited RAM, this can be a major cause of mouse freezing. The solution is either run fewer programs or simply purchase additional RAM.You also want to make sure your mouse drivers are up to date. In these cases simply go to the manufacturer website and check for any driver updates you may have missed out on.
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02 Oct 2010   #4
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

here is a free program that will give you all the details of your system Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit (Version 8.1p)
Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit
if you decide to try it you can then copy and paste your system specs
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02 Oct 2010   #5
Paarias

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Thank you all for the speedy replies. I happened to figure out the problem. The most up to date drivers did not acclimate itself well with windows 7. I had to delete my video card drivers by hand and let windows find ones for my video card itself. They found some drivers from 2009. Those drivers worked perfectly. I am guessing the up to date drivers may not have been cohesive with my video card (about 2 years old). Thank you all.
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