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Dual Monitor Management Software

Discussion in 'Technology' started by asphaltpilot, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. Aug 30, 2012 at 3:14 AM
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    asphaltpilot

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    I'm looking for some dual monitor management software similar to that of DisplayFusion, but without a price tag. Anyone have any suggestions? Spanks.
     
  2. Aug 30, 2012 at 3:27 AM
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    ^^This ;)
     
  3. Aug 30, 2012 at 5:07 AM
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    There's only integrated Intel HD graphics on the CPU, so I'm using a USB-to-VGA display adapter to get dual screens. There's no software currently on the desktop.
     
  4. Aug 30, 2012 at 5:11 AM
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    I have been using a program called UltraMon for a few years that I'm happy with. It is not free, but pretty reasonably priced. If you have the right connections I'm sure you can find it for free or as share-ware. ;)
     
  5. Aug 30, 2012 at 5:25 AM
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    Ah. Is this a notebook I assume? What operating system are you running? Who makes the usb to vga hardware? Need more specs please :)
     
  6. Aug 30, 2012 at 5:54 AM
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    Using a Lenovo USB-to-VGA display port adapter for the second monitor.

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    I just wanted to see if anyone had any opinions on any free monitor management software, if it exists, before I go about researching licensed software.
     
  7. Aug 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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    I use DisplayFusion myself...and if you're looking for features close to what DF offers (taskbars spread across monitors, etc), there are no "free" alternatives that I'm aware of. As mentioned above, ATI and nVidia drivers do a good job, but as you're using integrated gfx, that won't help you.
     
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