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So I just started multi-monitor...ing and I was about to buy Ultramon to get the extended taskbar and other features.

I was looking around the forum, however, and in an old thread someone said that you can do all of this with the Nvidia drivers, but failed to mention how. Is this true?
    
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I keep seeing references to spanning your display instead of dual setups. Here are some old links I found. I don't have a dual setup so I can't test it.

http://forums.amd.com/forum/messagev...hreadid=100228
http://www.motherboardpoint.com/t762...-monitors.html
http://www.google.com/search?q=dual+...ient=firefox-a
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Multimon is free (but not as nice as Ultramon): http://www.mediachance.com/free/multimon.htm
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Thanks for the tips! As much as I'm loving the Ultramon demo right now, its hard to spend another $40 after spending $300 on a 2433bw.

Edit: So I found out I need to use the nView desktop manager... but I don't seem to have it.

Edit again: So after some difficult Googling, I found out that nVidia cut nView for Vista. That's a shame, because it looked like it had a lot of neat features.
Edited by auditt241 - 12/23/08 at 2:24pm
    
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it was available in older drivers but i havent seen it for at least 2 years
    
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