Background won't span across dual monitors

David Bandel

Well-Known Member
I have two 4:3 monitors side by side. Both of them are set to 1280x1024. My desktop is extended across both.

I downloaded a 2560x1024 image and set it as my background. I went into personalization/etc. and set it to 'Tile' as Google results repeatedly said I should.

No matter what I do, tiling just makes four images appear, two on each screen.

I'm at my wit's end with this. What am I supposed to do?

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate. The displays are being driven by a 470 GTX.

been trying to find the same answer for days. used to be able to create a desktop web item but i cant figure out how to do it in windows 7 nobody else seems to know either.

David Bandel

Well-Known Member
This is an unsolvable problem (without using 3rd party software) in Windows 7 64-bit.

As is usually the case with Microsoft products, even if a newer version of something is overall better, you will lose lots of things you liked about the old one.

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