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Windows 7: Play across Dual Monitor

03 Oct 2009   #1
unity

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Play across Dual Monitor

Hi I have a friend with a little problem on Win7:
He has a dual monitor and wants to play a game across both of them, the problem is the option doesn't appear I think it might be the new driver he installed. I tried installing Hydravision which has an option to span across displays but it doesn't work can anyone help?


Here is the setup:
Os:Win7 Ultimate x86 RTM 7600
Graphic: Ati Radeon HD 4870
Cpu: Quad: Q9450
Driver: Catalyst 9.9
Display: Samsung 19" / Mitsubishi Diamond 22"


Btw: It works on WinXp.


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03 Oct 2009   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Helps if the monitors/displays are the same size. Somehow with w 22" and a 79" (??, or is that suppose to be 19"), I just don't see it happening.

If he does somehow manage to get it working this is a very good site on what games work with widescreen and multi-monitor,

Essential Games List - WSGFWiki
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03 Oct 2009   #3
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you tried using the shortcut Windows Key + P
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03 Oct 2009   #4
unity

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Nope doesn't work I don't understand it used to work on xp.

Btw: Nice shortcut.
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03 Oct 2009   #5
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Is that right, a 22" and a 79" display?
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03 Oct 2009   #6
unity

Windows 7 x64
 
 

nah its not 79" XD
its a 19" lcd screen and a 22" crt screen.
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03 Oct 2009   #7
Zen00

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Allright, because your original post said a 79" Samsung. Yeah, that's about the edge of my display ability, I've never had more than one monitor at a time.
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