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#1 bobbies


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Posted 30 January 2011 - 09:27 AM

What if anything is the difference with, Dual Screens, and Extended Desktop. Thanks

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#2 Baltboy


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Posted 30 January 2011 - 01:49 PM

Very little IMO. Having Dual screens allows you to use either screen to display information by dragging things back and forth but the actual desktop (i.e. where programs open and icons are displayed) remains only on the primary monitor.

When you extend your desktop on to the secondary monitor then you can use that space as additional area to perform the desktop functions that would have been locked to the primary monitor.
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Posted 30 January 2011 - 02:01 PM

Essentially what Baltboy said. I would recommend using dual monitors.
If you choose to do so, I would also recommend "Ultramon," a program made specifically for dual-monitor set ups. It will enable such options as second taskbars on the monitor, custom resolution and desktop images, etc.

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