Two Monitors

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Help and Support' started by Tiger862, May 11, 2013.

  1. Tiger862

    Tiger862 New Member

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    For all those that want to run to monitors with one being apps and one being desktop it is possible in Windows 8. I have a Nvidia GT430 and am doing this as I type. It is so easy on 8. Go to apps hit desktop button then go to charms and hit devices then 2 monitor and hit extend. I then open up IE and move it to second monitor. Now I hit start screen all the way to left on 1st monitor and apps are there. I hit IE and go to espn and watch live games and on second one I go to fox sports and download live videos. I have racing on one and basketball on other. I was able to watch basketball on one last night and baseball on the other and both were live feeds. Only problem is sound is coming from both feeds but I just mute one. I have a pcie sound card that I could try to install and separate sound (one with sound card and one with onboard) but have not tried it yet. Oh both are HD feeds.
     
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  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Nice post.. I haven't got the space for two monitors but would do the same if i could..
     
  3. Adamsappleone

    Adamsappleone U.S.Navy D.A.V.

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    You will need a second set of speakers to separate the sound, 1 set for each monitor.

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    Don
     
  4. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    In addition to being able to run one monitor in desktop and the other metro, Windows 8.1 blue will add the functionality to run a metro app on both at the same time.
     
  5. badrobot

    badrobot Senior Member

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    I am running 3...

    IMAG1765.
     
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  6. Clintre

    Clintre New Member

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    I actually just turned down a job that offered all the programmers quad screens. It was less money, but 4 screens almost persuaded me :)
     

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