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My question is I hate having to tab out of a game to change the website on my browser on my other monitors, so is there anyway to have two mice?

Im figuring not since I would have probably heard of it on hear before but can't hurt to ask. thumb.gif
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Run in Fullscreen Windowed mode, if possible. It will stop your game from minimizing when you leave the window. If you're playing an FPS, this obviously isn't an ideal solution, but I don't know of a way to do multiple cursors in Windows. You could try rigging up a touchscreen though. There are kits available.
 
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Don't think so but I may have a remedy to your problem. You can use something called Winspy++, it can make your games stay in window no border and it wont shrink. You need to play with the window class, but if you post a screenshot when your all set, and I can help a brother out.

Since you know, not every game supports window with no border.
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hmmm...ya you're right I guess "window with no border" is what im looking for as oppose to what the OP says. Wouldn't that be cumbersome in games where you need to go to the edge of the screen to scroll??

Ill check it out thanks.....
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Originally Posted by noahhova View Post

hmmm...ya you're right I guess "window with no border" is what im looking for as oppose to what the OP says. Wouldn't that be cumbersome in games where you need to go to the edge of the screen to scroll??
Ill check it out thanks.....

For something like an RTS? Not really. If you tab out of the game, the game should stay up on your screen, but you should be able to move the mouse outside of it.
 
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there's this software called TeamPlayer by wunderworks that will allow multi mice with different cursors. it's pretty neat. i have tons of monitors, keyboards and mice on the same pc. my only problem with it is that is "slows down" the mouse. i find the windows' maximum mouse speed already too slow for my 30" and 24" monitors so i dont like using the TeamPlayer because it's slows my mice down.
but for those with 22"-19" monitors i think it'd work fine.

now if there was a software that could lock a keyboard to a specific program, that would be cool.. since i already have different mice on different monitors. i have 4 monitors total and one monitor is for my music stuff. monitor+keyboard with touchpad workstation.


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i heard playing games in windowed mode caps the frame rate. any truth to that?
    
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there's this software called TeamPlayer by wunderworks that will allow multi mice with different cursors. it's pretty neat. i have tons of monitors, keyboards and mice on the same pc. my only problem with it is that is "slows down" the mouse. i find the windows' maximum mouse speed already too slow for my 30" and 24" monitors so i dont like using the TeamPlayer because it's slows my mice down.
but for those with 22"-19" monitors i think it'd work fine.
now if there was a software that could lock a keyboard to a specific program, that would be cool.. since i already have different mice on different monitors. i have 4 monitors total and one monitor is for my music stuff. monitor+keyboard with touchpad workstation.
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i heard playing games in windowed mode caps the frame rate. any truth to that?

No. I hit 100FPS in SW:TOR in Fullscreen Windowed mode, and about the same in proper fullscreen.
 
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