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Old 12-27-04, 22:40
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Default Dual Monitors, dual Taskbars?

I now have two monitors set up on my computer. One is using the VGA output, and the other is plugged into a DVI to VGA convertor in the DVI port. I have a Radeon 9600 Pro video card and am running Windows XP Home.

What I want is to extend my taskbar across onto the second monitor. Even better than that would be to have a second, independant taskbar which displays only programs open on the second screen. The first screen's taskbar would show programs open and displayed on the first monitor.

Any ideas?
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Old 12-27-04, 22:46
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Default Re: Dual Monitors, dual Taskbars?

Guess what I found?

Exactly what I was looking for

Actually, not exactly. I was hoping for a native Windows solution that doesn't require running another program to get the second taskbar.

I'll clarify my question: Is there a way to get a second taskbar on a second monitor using options or features found in Windows XP? Failing that, does anyone have any favourite programs they'd like to suggest?
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Old 12-27-04, 23:26
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Talking Re: Dual Monitors, dual Taskbars?

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Originally Posted by Diet of Nothing
Guess what I found?

Exactly what I was looking for

Actually, not exactly. I was hoping for a native Windows solution that doesn't require running another program to get the second taskbar.

I'll clarify my question: Is there a way to get a second taskbar on a second monitor using options or features found in Windows XP? Failing that, does anyone have any favourite programs they'd like to suggest?
Interesting link, I'll have to check it out.
I have two rigs that I run dual monitors, Dual setup kick's butt.
One of these days I going to have to try triple setup.

I only run one task bar, havent really needed a second, but that may be a nice feature to have.
I'll be following this thread to see what other options might avaible.
If I come across anything, I'll post err.
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