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A way to quickly switch monitors in Vista?


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#1 bludshot

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 09:53 PM

I have two monitors attached to my computer on 2 different desks. I also have two keyboards and two mice. I like to use only one monitor at a time, as I move between each desk several times during the day.

 

I have an nvidia graphics card, and In Windows XP, I use nview (a software from nvidia) to create a keyboard shortcut to switch from one monitor to the other.

 

But there is no nview for Vista :(

 

Switching the monitors manually in Vista is a big pain, with several steps of clicking on things - which is fine if you do it rarely but, I do it a lot.

 

Does anyone know a way to switch monitors in Vista like I did in XP with Nview? Like, some hidden windows thing, or some software out there? I've been looking and not finding.



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Posted 18 March 2014 - 09:39 AM

http://www.nvidia.com/docs/IO/40049/nView_Display_tech.pdf, , do you have a Quadro graphics device?

 

If not, UltraMon is the alternative I see frequently suggested.

 

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 03:20 PM

Nope, geforce.

 

I'm looking for a free solution unfortunately






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