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post #1 of 5
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this might be a stupid question but is there a way to have dual screens on 1 computer, and have a mouse and keyboard that would only work on 1 monitor each. sorry if that seems stupid.
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post #2 of 5
Yeh i think you should be able to do this, you can get a monitor cable that splits into to so you can connect to monitors together
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post #3 of 5
most video cards now have 2 dvi ports on them, idk about ur card but it probably does, just plug 2 monitors into ur gfx card, one in each dvi out.
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160 gb 5400 rpm dvd rw etc etc etc vista buisness 13.3" glossy kind 
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post #4 of 5
I think he wants a computer with basically 2 sets of input outputs so basically two people can be on the same computer doing whatever.

I can thing of no way regularly except by using a dumb terminal (Monitor and input devices basically attached by a network to a computer that does the actually work).
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post #5 of 5
Only way i know about is a another computer. But you go for the mouse.
http://cpnmouse.sourceforge.net/
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