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ok I just hooked up two monitors to my graphics card. Its a 8600 gt. i have a 19 ws dell and then a 19" gateway. Well i went through nvidia setup and i did dualview or whatever. So i was wondering if i could run counter strike on my dell monitor then hvae like mozilla open on other monitor? I tried it but when i move my mouse over to the other monitor and try to go on the internet then counter strike source minimizes on my other screen. is there anyway to fix this?
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Run CS in windowed mode, that way you'll be able to mouse over to the other monitor without minimizing it.

Otherwise alt+tabbing is the best you can manage as far as i know..
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Yeah, unless you play in a windowed mode, anytime you go out of the game, it'll minimize your game, regardless of whether you have multiple monitors set up or not.
    
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ok I just hooked up two monitors to my graphics card. Its a 8600 gt. i have a 19 ws dell and then a 19" gateway. Well i went through nvidia setup and i did dualview or whatever. So i was wondering if i could run counter strike on my dell monitor then hvae like mozilla open on other monitor? I tried it but when i move my mouse over to the other monitor and try to go on the internet then counter strike source minimizes on my other screen. is there anyway to fix this?
Window mode does suck though... if you move out of the window.... you are no longer controlling the game.
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Could I get 2142 to run in Window mode?
    
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is there anyway i can run it full screen and in a window? i try it and it makes a small box. and it seems to be a bit laggy. could this be cause of the extra monitor?
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Could I get 2142 to run in Window mode?
www.tweakguides.com/BF2142_7.html

I can't access from work so I am guessing here. In the command line, change "+fullscreen" to "+window". (Again, I'm guessing)
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