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Hi guys
Just got a new PC , with a new monitor of 22 inch , but i have a 17 inch monitor thats lying just like that , can you just tell on how to set them up ?
Basically , will use them for flight simming !

Thanks

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For flight simming, I'd guess that you would want the same size and same resolution monitors, wouldn't you?

Either way, just plug the other monitor into the empty spot on your 9600GT. It should work immediately after that, but if it doesn't, do the following:

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.
On the Settings tab, click Detect (I think there's a detect button in XP, but I haven't used it in a while)
In the same tab click Identify to display a large number on each of your monitors.
This shows which monitor corresponds with each icon.
Click the monitor icons and drag them to positions that represent how you want to move items from one monitor to another, and then click OK or Apply to view changes.
    
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go to nvidia control panel. then click on set up multiple displays. both monitors should show up as 1 and 2. make sure your primary is set as #1 and your secondary as #2. if they are not in the proper layout (i.e. 1 on left and 2 right) you can drag them how they are physically laid out on your desk. right click #2 and choose extend or duplicate.

extend makes your desktop larger by using both displays and duplicate is a mirror of your desktop (for instance when giving a presentation on a projector).
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