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Can't combine 2 monitors :(

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Im trying to setup my second screen witht eh same resolution so that my 1366x768 resolution can be combined into 2 screens with one resolution of 2732x768 for gaming.

Nvidia Control panel aint working and there arent any options in windows to support it, any help?
post #2 of 31
Are both your monitors identical? I believe you can use nVidia surround if this is the case. However, if you cannot, or they are not identical you can set up extended display in windows.

EDIT: After doing some more research I found this FAQ, it is not possible to use Surround on 2 monitors like eyefinity.
Edited by Stensby - 1/15/11 at 10:01pm
    
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post #3 of 31
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Well id like the taskbar to become extended onto the other screen, they arent the same screen but have the exact same max resolution.
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I've never used it but I've heard good things about UltraMon to do what your looking for(SmartTaskbar).
http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/
Edited by reezin14 - 1/15/11 at 9:48pm
 
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post #5 of 31
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but will it make it look like that for games?
post #6 of 31
AFAIK, nVidia surround only works with 100% identical monitors, and windows' extended desktop will not do anything in games/full screen apps. You will have to look into some custom software(like Reezin linked).

EDIT: Surround only works with 3 monitors anyways.
Edited by Stensby - 1/15/11 at 10:02pm
    
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post #7 of 31
You can game on only Two monitors?
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fudge...i was looking forward to playing wow on a 2732x768 resolution. frown.gif
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Originally Posted by lpjz50;12027391 
fudge...i was looking forward to playing wow on a 2732x768 resolution. frown.gif

Who says you can't? You just need two monitors with an identical resolution.
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post #10 of 31
1. They have to be identical
2. Nvidia Surround works with 3 monitors, 2 is impossible....
3. I am not sure how two would work anyways, i mean...your cursor would be aiming in the blackness between the two screens...

Sorry OP, You need to get one more monitor biggrin.gif
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