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Windows XP running two programs simutaneosly on two monitors

by duffman91 / April 14, 2008 2:01 AM PDT

Dear CNET forum:

Is it possible to run two programs simutaneously on two monitors (ie one program on one monitor--displaying ONLY that program and the second monitor displaying only the second program)? Assuming a video card with dual monitor support or two video cards. One of the programs in running on the Microsoft ".NET" framework and is not very intense and uses a wireless infrared transmitter/USB receiver.

Thank you!

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Yes, this is trivial to do. Just drag the window of one app to the second monitor and you're done.

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Most video cards can do two monitors.
by strickjh2005 / April 14, 2008 2:44 PM PDT

Look for a card that has both VGA and DVI. Use a DVI to VGA converter and voila. Two VGA monitors.

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