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THIS MIGHT SOUND REALLY STUPID....

I wanna know is it possible to game on my U2311H and chat/multitask on facebook etc on a touch screen monitor as my second monitor at the same time instead of Alt-tabbing?

Thanks wheee.gif
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You can use one monitor for gaming and the other for general Windows environment tasks, yes.
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You can use one monitor for gaming and the other for general Windows environment tasks, yes.

So you can use the onscreen keyboard on the touchscreen and scroll around on it with out having to use the mouse on the touchscreen at all? and it wont do anything to the game on the main monitor?

sorry should of added this in coz thats what i wanna know
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So you can use the onscreen keyboard on the touchscreen and scroll around on it with out having to use the mouse on the touchscreen at all? and it wont do anything to the game on the main monitor?
sorry should of added this in coz thats what i wanna know

It wont work like that, no.
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It wont work like that, no.

... well thats crap mad.gif

anyone know the reason it wont work?
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... well thats crap mad.gif
anyone know the reason it wont work?

The alignment of planets? Your bad taste in music? Aliens?

Hah hah hah! No, but seriously. 1 PC can't understand multiple inputs in the way you have it set up. Especially if a game is running. As soon as you do something on the other monitor, the game has to minimize. Even if it's in windows mode, it will break game play.
From my understand, what you're asking is impossible without having 2 entirely separate machines.
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The alignment of planets? Your bad taste in music? Aliens?
Hah hah hah! No, but seriously. 1 PC can't understand multiple inputs in the way you have it set up. Especially if a game is running. As soon as you do something on the other monitor, the game has to minimize. Even if it's in windows mode, it will break game play.
From my understand, what you're asking is impossible without having 2 entirely separate machines.

mad.gifsozo.gifsad-smiley-002.gif you would think with the 6 and 8 core cpu's coming out that it would work... like being able to delicate 1 or 2 cores just to that kinda thing mad.gif

Thanks for the answers tho wheee.gif
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mad.gifsozo.gifsad-smiley-002.gif you would think with the 6 and 8 core cpu's coming out that it would work... like being able to delicate 1 or 2 cores just to that kinda thing mad.gif
Thanks for the answers tho wheee.gif

They don't work like that. You could have a hundred cores, but what you're asking for is 1 machine to understand and manage 2 different displays and 2 different inputs.
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The alignment of planets? Your bad taste in music? Aliens?
Hah hah hah! No, but seriously. 1 PC can't understand multiple inputs in the way you have it set up. Especially if a game is running. As soon as you do something on the other monitor, the game has to minimize. Even if it's in windows mode, it will break game play.
From my understand, what you're asking is impossible without having 2 entirely separate machines.

mad.gifsozo.gifsad-smiley-002.gif you would think with the 6 and 8 core cpu's coming out that it would work... like being able to delicate 1 or 2 cores just to that kinda thing mad.gif

Thanks for the answers tho wheee.gif

I wish it was possible... if a VM could run while something else was maximised, it would really help. Anyway... thumb.gif
   
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Originally Posted by Nicnivian View Post

They don't work like that. You could have a hundred cores, but what you're asking for is 1 machine to understand and manage 2 different displays and 2 different inputs.

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Originally Posted by asuperpower View Post

I wish it was possible... if a VM could run while something else was maximised, it would really help. Anyway... thumb.gif

I know it would be real multitasking imagine how much faster work could be done if it was all touch screens
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