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using 2 video cards

by korty / April 30, 2004 9:41 PM PDT

i have an AGP and PCI video card. i do alot of multi tasking and want to be able to use the AGP card as a dedicated monitor display card and the PCI card as a dedicated TV out display card. that way i could play a DIVX movie on my TV while doing something else like use the net etc on my monitor or play games. how can i do this? i use to have jus the AGP card doin screen cloning etc but i do to much multi tasking for this to be practical anymore. please help

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Re:using 2 video cards
by Papa Echo / May 1, 2004 12:03 AM PDT
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Lots of discussions and ideas HERE .

Take your pick, and post back to report how it goes !

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Re:using 2 video cards
by Art / May 1, 2004 2:25 AM PDT
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Your problem here maybe you are just asking too much of your computer. How about get another computer (with a kvm switch)?

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Re:using 2 video cards
by Cetin Denislam / May 1, 2004 3:56 AM PDT
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You can try the procedure described in the following MSKB article:

Q307873 - "HOW TO: Configure and Use Multiple Monitors in Windows XP"

Good Luck,

Cetin

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And piece together the past and the future,


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