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Old 06-23-2004, 04:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have two computers and two monitors... here is what I want to do. I want to be able to control both computers with one mouse and when I move the pointer off the side of one monitor it appears on the other monitor. A guy i met had his desktop and laptop hooked up this way... but i cant get in touch with him. I assume it is a program that he is running?? Does anyone know what I am talking about?
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that guy was using a KVM switch that had support for dual/ multiple monitors. these are very expensive because of the dual monitor support, around $150 or more. the webmaster at my college uses a belkin dual monitor KVM, it looks pretty wicked. newegg.com has them in stock, do a search there for KVM. if you are willing to just use one monitor and switch back and forth between the 2 computers using only 1 mouse and keyboard than you can get a basic KVM switch for around $50. you can also just plug the mouses and keyboard separately from the KVM if you do not want to share them between computers
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Old 06-24-2004, 02:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Install and run VNC Server.
From the other computer run VNC viewer and this will do.

Setup VNC server - read the help.
Connect with VNC Viewer - red the help...

Then even you need only one monitor


VNC is free
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vnc server worked... thank you
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Old 06-27-2004, 02:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Np, this is why is this forum....
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