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    Playing games across multiple monitors

    Does anybody be familiar by means of if it's probable to get to play games ( I have comprised and been endeavoring on CS 1.6 ) across numerous monitors. In addition, if not, is there several technique to play it on one screen, and on the subsequent monitor, have encompassed and perhaps iTunes, and thus be capable to control music, additional than without having to observe CS minimize every time I desire to revolutionize music. Is there an additional method by which I am not need to do that all the time.

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    Re: Playing games across multiple monitors

    You be supposed to be capable to play your game in solitary monitor and then have comprised the supplementary apps in the additional. It be supposed to immediately be a matter of dragging windows of apps to whichever monitor you select. Yes, other than if you do by means of the intention of, no matter which you do by means of the mouse or keyboard would influence simply the full screen game. You would not be capable to do no matter which to the second screen, except watch it. Except perhaps if you play games in windowed mode similar to CS 1.6.

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    Re: Playing games across multiple monitors

    If you have taken your pick you acquire the matrox dualhead2go, or the triplehead2go depending on if you desire 2 or 3 monitors. Fundamentally splits single vga or dvi port into 2 or 3 ports and provide you a extremely wide declaration desktop. Has hold up or maintain for 150ish games and they are continuously adding supplementary. How would with the intention of work. You are going to have comprised two mice and play games by means of one hand and utilize desktop by means of the second hand. You got a 3rd hand you are utilizing the keyboard by means of it.

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    Re: Playing games across multiple monitors

    You be able to run the two monitors in a straight Span. The taskbar be supposed to cross together monitors. At present create certain together are working with at the similar refresh and declaration. Works for the entire games you have ever endeavor it by means of even older ones similar to morrowind. If you have comprise two widescreens run a Vertical Span by means of the displays stacked and subsequently go for a 4:3, for standard displays run it straight Span with Widescreen declaration. The most excellent is to do three 4:3 displays at a widescreen format in straight span mode. No exasperating lines in the middle of the screen. FOV might have comprised to be adjusted.

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    Re: Playing games across multiple monitors

    Windows hold up or maintain a single multi-monitor method, frequently referred to as customary or extended desktop method, in addition DualView or autonomous displays mode. In this mode, the entire monitors associated to the installed video cards appearance a solitary desktop, you be able to shift the mouse and submission to several monitor. Every monitor is able to utilize different settings (declaration, color depth and refresh rate). The majority multi-monitor video cards (video cards which be able to drive 2 or additional monitors) hold up or maintain additional, video card-specific modes. Exceptionally common is clone mode: in this method, the similar image is shown on 2 or additional monitors. Clone mode is typically limited to the monitors associated to a single video card, for illustration you might not clone monitor 1 (on video card 1) on monitor 3 (on video card 2) if you encompass two dual head cards installed.

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    Re: Playing games across multiple monitors

    The Span mode (in addition called stretched mode): in this mode, the entire the monitors associated to a solitary video card appearance a single large monitor. Windows imagine by means of the intention of you are utilizing a single monitor as an alternative of 2 or additional, and every monitor requirements to utilize the similar declaration and color depth settings, and frequently in addition the similar refresh rate. Most video cards merely hold up or maintain span mode on Windows XP and earlier. This mode is essentially helpful for forcing submissions which have no native multi-monitor hold up or maintain to utilize the entire obtainable monitors. For illustration most games determine to merely run on the primary monitor, and in span mode the entire monitors form a solitary large primary monitor. When utilizing span mode, Display Properties determine to usually demonstrate the primary monitor working with at a widescreen declaration, for illustration 2048x768 (2 monitors at 1024x768 each), by means of the secondary monitor disabled.

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