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Windows 7: way to set dual display to one user only?

02 Jan 2010   #1
wan

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
way to set dual display to one user only?

Hello,

Is it possible to setup multiple monitors differently for different users?
I mean having the monitor setup depend on the user account.

I'm using nVidia's control panel and it seems that setting multiple displays for one user sets it for all users - any way around this?

Thanks


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02 Jan 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello, wan.

'fraid not. There is no special setting that separates user accounts. I am not sure if the display is configured separately by default, but if not, there is no way to change it.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan
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02 Jan 2010   #3
wan

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks,

It's not much of an issue really, I just though it would be cool if I could have a dedicated "movie" user for Media Center use as I don't really need the secondary display (tv) otherwise. But it's just a few mouse clicks anyway
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