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  • Question

  • Is there any document available describing the level of user-experience in case of Windows 7 native multi-display support ?

    1. Can taskbar span two screens?

    2. Can windows of running application span two screens?

    For productivity of satisfying level I need the two above, the software solution of graphic card vendor (NVIDIA's nView) however

    does not deliver satisfying level of user-experience nor of software usability, it disables the productivity.


    • Edited by Anuusia Saturday, February 18, 2017 2:27 PM
    Friday, February 17, 2017 8:48 PM

Answers

  • One single task bar spanning two screens  (more screens possibly too) is possible using Nvidia Control Panel > Workstation > Mosaic. Works with Windows 7 too. Along with Nvidia Desktop Manager provides high level of customizability. Both in versions fetch approx 1 year ago. Had in use that long time however Mosaic discovered not until this day.

    Not Windows native, however for Nvidia-based setups free.

    • Marked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:11 PM
    • Unmarked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:11 PM
    • Edited by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:12 PM
    • Marked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:13 PM
    Friday, May 19, 2017 7:10 PM

All replies

  • Hi Anuusia,

    There is no official article about the issue. For Windows 7, the native support multiple-monitor in Windows 7 is fluid but lacks some needed features. For example, there is only one taskbar available no matter how many monitors are hooked up. We could try to run application span two screens. Please refer to the link below to get the information you want.

    https://www.nextofwindows.com/how-to-extend-task-bar-across-multiple-monitors-in-windows-7

    Please Note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.

    Also there are some application you could choose. Please refer to the link below about how to extend the task bar to multiple screens.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/how-to-extend-the-task-bar-to-multiple-screens/40eb3f73-a53a-436c-a12c-950227d35f06

    Hope it will be helpful to you


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    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:03 AM
  • Thanks for all the information from you.

    > We could try to run application span two screens.

    How do you mean that, as the two links provided lead to articles

    handling the taskbar question.

    Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:40 PM
  • Point as in previous message still unclear. If possible please elaborate more.
    Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:01 PM
  • One single task bar spanning two screens  (more screens possibly too) is possible using Nvidia Control Panel > Workstation > Mosaic. Works with Windows 7 too. Along with Nvidia Desktop Manager provides high level of customizability. Both in versions fetch approx 1 year ago. Had in use that long time however Mosaic discovered not until this day.

    Not Windows native, however for Nvidia-based setups free.

    • Marked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:11 PM
    • Unmarked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:11 PM
    • Edited by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:12 PM
    • Marked as answer by Anuusia Friday, May 19, 2017 7:13 PM
    Friday, May 19, 2017 7:10 PM