[ad]Dear Computer Lady,
You commented on having two monitors. Love the idea but how do I hook them up and have them show different things at the same time? I tried and only have the 2nd one duplicate the original. Thanks so much.
Love your emails, Deanna
All you have to do is go to the Display settings in the Control Panel and set up how you want the second monitor to work.
Open the Control Panel, and click on “Appearance and Personalization”.
Click on “Display” and then “Screen Resolution”.
You should see a small picture representing your two monitors, with some settings underneath.
Find the setting that says, “Multiple displays:” and click the drop down list.
Instead of “Duplicate these displays”, click to select, “Extend these displays”.
Click the “OK” button at the bottom of the window to save your changes and close the window.
Your two monitors should now act as one large monitor, only your windows wallpaper will be duplicated.
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