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Windows 7: Scrolling extended desktop

19 Dec 2009   #1

windows 7 64bit
Scrolling extended desktop

Hi, hope the forum can help this newcomer....
I've set up an extended desktop onto my HDTV from my laptop and all is working reasonably well (a few challenges to be overcome) but I have a question regarding functionality.
Is there any way that I can "scroll" accross so that I can view the extended desktop on my primary monitor (laptop)?
Very often the kids are actually watching the HDTV so I can't access icons etc that are on the extended desktop when I want to!! and it's driving me up the wall (yes and the kids too!!)
In case it matters I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 4500 graphics card on a Toshiba Satellite L550 laptop

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19 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Hi budgie,
Perhaps the solution is to add the desktop toolbar to the taskbar.
Right click on the taskbar, select Toolbars, and click desktop.
All icons are now available from your taskbar.
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