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Hi, I have a radeon X1600pro with the latest catalyst. I'm running 2 monitors, one is a 5 inch LCD i am using for some info like system temp/cpu clock/ram usage, that sort of thing. I am wondering how i can stop that screen from bumping everything about 2 inches to the right when I change my main monitors resolution? (happens when I load a game that runs lower resolution than my desktop. Everything bumps making my little diagnostics program half cut off..
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im not familiar with dual monitor setup, but can you set different resolutions for each monitor somehow?
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I can have seperate resolutions, but if the resolution of one changes, for example from 1280x1024 down to 1024x768, then everything on the second monitor takes the difference, and bumps over about 200 pixels.

I want to know if there is a way to stop that bump
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i wish i knew...have you serched through the faqs and stuff on this site? there might be something about it
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Workin on that now, so far nothing :
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Well when you go in the Display Properties Settings, you should see 2 screens namely 1 and 2, you need to click on either one to choose the resolution that you want for that screen.

I have a 27" and 15" hooked up and both are running their native resolutions (1360x768 and 1024x768 respectively) with no pixel bumps or anything. I also used to have a 19" (1280x1024) and the 15" and everything was fine). There will be a pixel bump when both screens are the same resolution and one screen is being forced to one that it typically doesnt run on, but if you click on Monitor "2" and set the resolution to its native, then you should be ok
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