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Old 01-27-2008, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone with a dual monitor setup play games? i wouldnt use both monitors to play the game, i cant even get crysis maxed out on 1 monitor, let alone 2. but i would like to play WoW on 1 monitor and surf the internet on the other at the same time.
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How would you get the mouse cursor out of the game and into the second monitor?
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How would you get the mouse cursor out of the game and into the second monitor?
Alt+tab of course :P

It's all I do when I have a game going...all you really can do as far as I know.
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ah yes, or Start + D (minimize all windows)
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ah yes, or Start + D (minimize all windows)
Must mean Windows + D?
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ah yes, or Start + D (minimize all windows)
you mean Windows Key D
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you mean Windows Key D
Beat ya to it =P.
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lol nice, didn't even notice haha
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i game on one monitor and have **** open on the other like msn convos and stuff, but yo u still have to alt tab to swithc windows. and your game window will close either way, the only advantage is you get to see if some one is talking to you.
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you can run wow in windowed mode, that way, its a **** of a lot easier.
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