Win 7 acts as though I have two monitors

Hello, I just upgraded to Windows 7 and was all excited to utilize all the new fun Aero features. I found out that windows things I'm using two monitors when I couldn't snap things to the right side of the screen. Also, when I drag things to the right side of the screen I am able to continue dragging them way far off the screen as though my computer thinks I have another monitor plugged in. When I print screen and paste it into Photoshop, it shows two monitors (see pic)

I went to the settings and tried to change it, but it didn't allow me to change anything.

Any idea what I should do? Thanks.


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How are they cconnected....DVI., analog?

My monitor is plugged in via VGA.


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Could you please fill in your computer specs in the UserCP link at the top left hand side of the page.

Then click Edit Your Details.

This freeware program will give you all the information you will need:

SIV (System Information Viewer) 4.03

I had the same problem. Try to change it from Multiple Display Settings and choose an option which makes screen number 2 looks grey. ( Disconnected or non-highlighted )

I hope this works.

Hey thanks, that did it.

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