Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Feature funky with dual monitors

17 Jun 2009   #1

Feature funky with dual monitors

I have to have dual monitors and 7 works great with them. One of the cool featurs of 7 is to be able to put up two reading panes side by side. If you have not seen this it is done by opeing say 2 Word docs. Pull one left and one to the right. They will each fill 1/2 the screen side by side. When I do it with dual monitors - let's just say it does not give the expected results. Love 7!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 RTM

Nearly forgot to check if MS finally implemented this feature... All other OSs had it years ago... will check how it works on Win7 tomorrow :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #3


also if you move a frame and touch it to the top of the window it fills the screen.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

18 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bloodhound View Post
Nearly forgot to check if MS finally implemented this feature... All other OSs had it years ago... will check how it works on Win7 tomorrow :)
Which OSs are you referring to? OS X and most Linux distros don't offer anything similar without custom scripts. This is one of my favorite Windows exclusive features.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Feature funky with dual monitors

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Is Nvidia dual monitors a poor cousin to Windows 7 dual monitors?..
Having just upgraded from XP using the Nvidia dual monitor desktops for years, I was surprised to find Windows 7 has this feature in-built with the added bonus of slideshow desktop images C00L! So beyond Win7 eye candy which is better, Does it come down to games running faster under the Nvidia...
Graphic Cards
dual monitors / dual programs set up
Can anyone please tell me how to set up another monitor to work with my laptop computer? I've made a little progress, HOWEVER... I would then like to open my Excel Workbook that has 2 sheets. One sheet is constant data input into various columns using my laptop. In the second sheet, I have...
Graphic Cards
dual graphics cards, dual monitors, ati crossfireX
i have 2 ati radeon hd 4850's. right now they are connected with the crossfirex bridges and i'm only using one monitor and running crossfirex. i'm thinking of getting a second monitor for better gaming/seeing more stuff in flight sim X. what i can't find is how to use 2 monitors with 2 cards....
Graphic Cards
Dual Monitors?
I have dual monitors installed on a computer at work. I have been trying to get the monitors to work together. The right monitor is working like a dream and the other one just sits there with no picture. The computer will find the monitor thats not working but the computer cannot identify it. ...
Graphic Cards
Dual Monitors
I have 2 monitors. My main one is to my right and the other is to my left. I have to drag to my right inorder to go to the monitor on my left. I want to drag to the left where my second monitor is at? I don't seem to be able to do this can anyone help?
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:19.
Twitter Facebook