Dual Monitors

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asked Oct 13, 2011 by jdawglosurdo (92 points)
I Recently setup a second monitor onto my computer. Im running windows 7, and i would like the ability to make it so i can show the desktop on one monitor, and run a certain program on the other monitor.

Is this possible, and if so, do i need to install some software?

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answered Oct 13, 2011 by catchatyou (97,380 points)
I didn't see your question at first, but now I think I'm understanding what you mean.<br /><br />From what (I believe) you're telling me, you want to have it so that your screens don't mirror.  If this is what you want to do, open up Control Panel/Appearance and Personalization/Display/Screen Resolution.  When you're there, go to where it says "Multiple Displays," and select "Extend These Displays."  This should make it to where your screens aren't mirrored anymore.
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