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Anyone play BC2 while watching on 2nd monitor?

post #1 of 40
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Hello guys... I'm trying to watch videos on my second monitor while i play bc2... but every time when i play the game.. my second monitor turns black.. i use a gtx580..win7.. anyone here know how i can fix this problem?
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I have tried to do this every which way possible. Mine will play the video but eventually its freezes and stops playing the video and just plays the game. I honestly dont think its possible whether its nvidia or ati
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oh rly... are there anything like a "full screen" feature thing that can keep the video playing on the 2nd monitor while doing something else on the 1st monitor?
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post #4 of 40
ya i do it daily, but sometimes if u have a movie going when u launch the game it will freeze, then u just minize and stop and start the vid and it should work, and sometimes if u get black screen, minimize and maximise a few times
    
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post #5 of 40
Three solutions:
1) Run the game in DX9,
2) Press Alt+Enter a few times on BC2 till the monitor doesn't go black.
3) Change the video mode from Direct3D to some other one using VLC or something.

Stupidly annoying.
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post #6 of 40
yea this is exactly what I thought. It freezes and messes up and requires a refresh. Now thats super annoying
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post #7 of 40
Woah... People watch movies and play games AT THE SAME TIME???
post #8 of 40
Mine used to do this, then one day a windows popup asked me if i wanted to turn off aero. I clicked no and it was fine all the time after that.
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woah... People watch movies and play games at the same time???
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post #10 of 40
Yeah I try to leave vent open in my other monitor, and it will go black a few times. I have to alt+tab in and out a few times until it works. Just luck of the draw. Not sure if there is a real fix, but if there is, I'd love to hear it.
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