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Ok, so I picked up a 2nd 19" screen for free (fixed it). Unfortunately, this has not been a walk in the park.

I can't get Windows XP to extend my desktop (it will only stretch it to 2560 x 1024). And I can't get my games to run on both screens.

Any thoughts? It's a 9800GTX+ (should have plenty of power) with the 197.45 drivers.

Thanks in advance.
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you enabled the multi screen thing?
    
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I've enabled multiple desktops in nView Desktop Manager. For whatever reason, in Display Properties, I can't chose which display to use. It doesn't even give me that drop down bar.
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UPDATE: restarted and it lets me extend the desktop now. I'll try gaming now.
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