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    Stretch Taskbar - Dual Screens

    I have been wondering this for a while, and i am hoping someone knows how i can do this or if it is even possible, I use a Dual Screen Setup at work and it annoys me sometimes having the taskbar only on the one screen so i was wondering if it is possible to stretch the taskbar so it also appears on the 2nd monitor?

    I know this is possible with XP if you get some 3rd party Apps, and i have seen someone use it on Vista... but i was hoping Windows 7 might actually just give you this feature.. or do you have to download another 3rd party app? and if so is it free? and if so can i have a link please?

    Cheers,

    James.

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    I too have noticed this but just assumed that it was allow me to see more EduGeek at once!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    I too have noticed this but just assumed that it was allow me to see more EduGeek at once!
    yeah thats where edugeek and my email sits! i just keep looking in that corner for the clock!! annoying

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    Rather than extended your desktop onto the second monitor you could stretch it instead. I can do it through the ati catalyst control thingy. Has its disadvantages though as things dont automatically resize to fit one screen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by titch View Post
    Rather than extended your desktop onto the second monitor you could stretch it instead. I can do it through the ati catalyst control thingy. Has its disadvantages though as things dont automatically resize to fit one screen.
    providing you have an ATI graphics card :-) which i think i do.... something to look at i suppose. Extending it is good though :-) and dont have any disadvantages apart from the stoopid taskbar staying on the primary monitor.

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    I use ultramon

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    My understanding is most Vista applications should work on Windows 7 automatically, so I wouldn't worry too much whether Windows 7 is officially listed as compatible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EduTech View Post
    providing you have an ATI graphics card :-) which i think i do.... something to look at i suppose. Extending it is good though :-) and dont have any disadvantages apart from the stoopid taskbar staying on the primary monitor.
    My Ultra 24 has an nVidia Quadro FX card so no Catalyst bobbins for me

    Just occupy your time grbbing the title-bar of a window and shaking it... hours of entertainment there making your windows disappear and then re-appear! Who needs the clock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_ View Post
    My Ultra 24 has an nVidia Quadro FX card so no Catalyst bobbins for me

    Just occupy your time grbbing the title-bar of a window and shaking it... hours of entertainment there making your windows disappear and then re-appear! Who needs the clock
    Dont even now why i said clock but ah w/e

    as for you and your Ultra24 i really want one stop rubbing it in

    Ultramon! good stuff i will have a look at that in the morning! cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYSMAN_MK View Post
    I saw that one, dunno didn't look to convicing.. but another option!

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