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Windows 7, taskbar on 2 monitors?

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So, is there a good way to get a taskbar on 2 monitors while using Windows 7? I see that it is a feature in windows 8, but I don't really feel like upgrading just for this feature. I see that there are some third party programs which can do it, but most cost money. I am ok paying a bit of cash if it works well.

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I don't have any experience on doing this on Windows 7, as I use 8 now, and never really liked the idea of multiple taskbars, but a friend of mine uses this on his Windows 7.
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I don't have any experience on doing this on Windows 7, as I use 8 now, and never really liked the idea of multiple taskbars, but a friend of mine uses this on his Windows 7.

I personally use displayfusion. I'll get a screenshot for you.



I've got mine set up so on each monitor only the things that are open are there. I.E you can see that I've got a photo open on the left monitor, so it only appears on the left taskbar. The same goes for everything else, including steam and word documents in this case.

DisplayFusion also does a lot of other things to do with dual monitors/etc. It's free for the trial version which lets you do what I've done with the taskbars as far as I remember, I actually got it on sale on steam a while back for like $15 or so.

Do note that the stuff in the top right corner isn't actually displayfusion, that's rainmeter.
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Yeah... +1 for displayfusion. Tested it for some time with the free trial version and bought it after that just because I like it so much...
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Yeah... +1 for displayfusion. Tested it for some time with the free trial version and bought it after that just because I like it so much...

I did the same, I just waited till the trial version ran out and used the free version till a sale came on. Got it in the steam summer sale or something for like $12. Totally worth it and it's better on steam because it's easier to keep track of rather then have a separate login for another site and I'm fairly sure it syncs your settings. I'm not certain though.
 
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Really recommend Display fusion as well. I use it on win 8.1 totally awesome.
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