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Old 06-05-2008, 05:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Getting dual monitor to work (new edited:p)

Okay i have my TV on the left, and monitor on the right. I have set my monitor to the primary display so it displays my desktop icons etc. But when i open a game, internet explorer it opens up on the left screen

My plan was to play AoC and have the internet on the other screen, but as soon as i click on the internet, desktop background etc on the other screen the game minimizes.

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Old 06-05-2008, 02:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This is the same thing as several other topics. You can not run a game then take the focus away and not have the game minimize. It just isn't possible. As soon as you click off the game the focus is taken away from the game and placed on the desktop. Which is why the game minimizes. Nothing can be done. It is just like people who want to control Music while gaming or IM clients. Just no way around it.
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Then microsoft suck, and should patch it up.
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Do what I do, have a laptop on next to your PC when gaming.
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Then microsoft suck, and should patch it up.
Umm you cant do that in OS X or Linux either...
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yeah, its just the way applications (games) are designed to work, its not window's fault.
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