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I'm trying to watch a Video on dual screen but it always switches to one, or when I stretch it, it goes to the middle and doesnt fill up both screens. Any programs out there which will let me do this? Thanks in advance!
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Are you trying to span the video across both screens? Where you'll see half of the video on one screen and half on the other? If so, you can't do this with your GPU.

Or are you trying to play 1 copy of the video on each screen so you can view it on both screens separately? Like a mirror. If so, right click desktop > properties > settings and select "duplicate image on both displays" or uncheck the box that says "extend display to this monitor" that way it uses the same image for both displays.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 1/4/11 at 11:48am
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I was trying to span it. awe and y not? lol

Im on 7 now btw
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Actually, you should be able to stretch it out across both with 7, I don't know why yours sets it to the center of one screen. Try using VLC or Media Player Classic instead of Windows Media Player.

Some video cards don’t support overlays for dual monitors; Disable this by going to: Preferences > Video > and turn off “Overlay video output.” Next, go back to “Preferences” and then go to: Video > Filters and check the box that says “Clone video filter.”

Now restart the video and drag whichever video window you want a little more the half way across until you see a moving video on your second monitor, then double-click for fullsrceen, now you should be able to watch the same video on both displays.
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The video has to keep its aspect ratio, if you pull the "windowed" movie on both screens and it didn't keep its aspect the video would become very flat looking, like someone sat on it.

You also have to have the same resolution on each monitor, you can't use a 19" 1280x1024 with a 24" 1920x1200 for instance, it would corrupt the playback trying to adjust for each monitor.

Eyefinity is the only option with any o/s past xp. NVIDIA has no solution.

Why would you want to have the video on two monitors anyways? The bezel's would destroy any proper viewing of the video.

Just get a bigger monitor, lol
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I mean it sets it in the middle b/w both screens but not from end to end
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I edited my last post, go read it.
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Ok thanks I'll just stick to the 32" then lol
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