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Games on Second Screen

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Mush    2

Good Afternoon!

So, my second monitor that I purchased has just arrived. Because of my desk, I need to have my monitors like this... (Number 1 is on a diagonal line)

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But I have a problem, when I launch fullscreen games, they show up on my primary monitor (monitor number one) whereas I want them to show on number 2, I know I can window them, but I'd rather them be fullscreen and on number 2.

Any advice? I also know I can change their properties so my second monitor is primary, but it's just a pain to do it every time.

Another thing; is there any way to get notifications from the bottom right (time, Teamspeak, Skype) onto my second screen?

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TomG    0

Why not just play games on screen one and do all that other stuff on screen two?

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Mush    2

Why not just play games on screen one and do all that other stuff on screen two?

Yes. I think this may be the only option, the thing is with that, my keyboard doesn't reach to come in line with screen 1, I may have to edit it.

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Guest Vespah   
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You have to set Screen 2 as your primary monitor then drag your teamspeak and other things onto the left monitor, it should snap onto the left monitor.

*EDIT* Left click your desktop, click personalize, then Display Options.

Click 2 and check "This is my main monitor"

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Mush    2

Another thing; is there any way to get notifications from the bottom right (time, Teamspeak, Skype) onto my second screen?

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mantispro13    0

Another thing; is there any way to get notifications from the bottom right (time, Teamspeak, Skype) onto my second screen?

It should come up on your second screen if ts the main display. I think anyway.

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Mush    2

Another thing; is there any way to get notifications from the bottom right (time, Teamspeak, Skype) onto my second screen?

It should come up on your second screen if ts the main display. I think anyway.

I just dragged it over from my first monitor, nevermind.

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Guest Pandi   
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Have you got it working now?

I do the same thing. My first screen for TS and my second screen is for games.

I use a VGA cable for my first monitor and a HDMI cable for my second monitor.

Do you use a VGA cable for your second monitor as well?

You can set up how you want your monitors in the Control Panel.

Control Panel Location: Control Panel\Appearance and Personalisation\Display\Screen Resolution

Here you will have settings on multiple monitors.

You might need to mess around with it a little.

Hope I helped.

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Mush    2

Have you got it working now?

I do the same thing. My first screen for TS and my second screen is for games.

I use a VGA cable for my first monitor and a HDMI cable for my second monitor.

You can set up how you want your monitors in the Control Panel.

Control Panel Location: Control Panel\Appearance and Personalisation\Display\Screen Resolution

Hope I helped.

Do you play ArmA 2 OA in fullscreen? And does your game launch automatically on your second screen?

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Guest Pandi   
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Have you got it working now?

I do the same thing. My first screen for TS and my second screen is for games.

I use a VGA cable for my first monitor and a HDMI cable for my second monitor.

You can set up how you want your monitors in the Control Panel.

Control Panel Location: Control Panel\Appearance and Personalisation\Display\Screen Resolution

Hope I helped.

Do you play ArmA 2 OA in fullscreen? And does your game launch automatically on your second screen?

Yeah man, I play it on full screen. Yes it does. But then when I launch ArmA 2 OA then when its on the task bar on the bottom of my computer screen loading up I click on it on my second screen on the task bar, then it immediately loads up on my second monitor.

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Mush    2

Have you got it working now?

I do the same thing. My first screen for TS and my second screen is for games.

I use a VGA cable for my first monitor and a HDMI cable for my second monitor.

You can set up how you want your monitors in the Control Panel.

Control Panel Location: Control Panel\Appearance and Personalisation\Display\Screen Resolution

Hope I helped.

Do you play ArmA 2 OA in fullscreen? And does your game launch automatically on your second screen?

Yeah man, I play it on full screen. Yes it does. But then when I launch ArmA 2 OA then when its on the task bar on the bottom of my computer screen loading up I click on it on my second screen on the task bar, then it immediately loads up on my second monitor.

I've tried that, no such luck...

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Soop    0

I use a program called actual multiple monitors that lets me have 2 task bars and i can have like battlefield on one screen and dayz that will open on the other you should try it out

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Guest Pandi   
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I use a program called actual multiple monitors that lets me have 2 task bars and i can have like battlefield on one screen and dayz that will open on the other you should try it out

Do you know what the program is called?

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Mush    2

I use a program called actual multiple monitors that lets me have 2 task bars and i can have like battlefield on one screen and dayz that will open on the other you should try it out

Do you know what the program is called?

Pandi, he said what program it was called in the first few words :P

This can also be solved and closed by Staff now, thanks.

I've worked a way around it, and it works for me :P

Thanks for all the help anyways!

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Rolle    2940

I use a program called actual multiple monitors that lets me have 2 task bars and i can have like battlefield on one screen and dayz that will open on the other you should try it out

Do you know what the program is called?

Use Dual Monitor, freeware. AMM is only a 30 day trial.

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