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Windows 7: R U Using MC with more than 1 Monitor?

21 Apr 2009   #1
DemonSeed

7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Are You Using MC with more than 1 Monitor? A Must See

If you are than your like me and most others,
You have multiple monitors and even a TV hooked up to you PC.
Again if your like me you hate that MC locks the mouse so that you cant use your PC while MC has the floor.

Well Not Anymore...
I have found the best and most important tool I have for MC
and its called The Maxifer and yes its FREE

It will launch MC to what ever screen you choose Full Screen with out the Lock Down.
So you will be able to use you PC and run MC full Screen!

It just runs in the taskbar and with a Rt Click will make all your dreams come true!



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21 Apr 2009   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

What Id like is the ability to view MC extended on both monitors.
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21 Apr 2009   #3
DemonSeed

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yea that would be cool.
I did a little research and cant find a way to pull that off.
But on the same hand it did take me quite a wile to get MC to stop locking the mouse too so ya never know it may be out there somewhere just waiting to be found!
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22 Apr 2009   #4
DemonSeed

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
What Id like is the ability to view MC extended on both monitors.
I do know for sure that Nero Showtime will do a span view playback.
Just in case you didn't know! At least 8 & 9 will not sure about 7 and earlier versions of Nero
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27 May 2009   #5
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

thanks, very cool
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27 May 2009   #6
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I found you can have it maximized and then just Alt+Tab to go to the other screen and MC stays maximized, so you don't need any 3rd party software really.
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27 May 2009   #7
DemonSeed

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
I found you can have it maximized and then just Alt+Tab to go to the other screen and MC stays maximized, so you don't need any 3rd party software really.
Every time I tried that MC would randomly grab it back.
Besides I have a HDTV hooked up to the PC and now I never turn off MC and can always use my PC with out any aggravation and flashing of the screens.

I use the MCJoy plugin as well so to get around the thing with the remote following window focus. Any time I sit down a the couch and MC doesn't have focus all I need to do is bump the joystick on my X-Box controller (witch is by the couch anyway)and MC regains focus, and then the remote works again.

So long story short yea I do need the third party app to do it for me as it makes my life a lot easier.

Before I found this I could not stand MC and now, well like I said it never gets turned off.
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27 May 2009   #8
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Fair enough, it should be the same as Media Player, you can have that maximized on one screen without having to do anything, why don't they do it with Media Center like that.
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27 May 2009   #9
DemonSeed

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I think the reason is that MC was designed with a TV in mind and most don't have a tv and PC sitting side by side, more like PC in one room and tv on the other side of the wall and when MC is on the tv has control(Farly understandable). But I REALLY THINK IT SHOULD BE A OPTION at the very least.?! Don't ya think! AND THE DAMN REMOTE SHOULD NOT FOLLOW WINDOW FOCUS???? I mean what the hell were they thinking? Who is using the remote to nav Windows? It should be ported to and only to MC or at least the app of your choice!
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