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Full screen mode on 2nd display

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by chart2006, Jul 17, 2009.

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  1. chart2006

    chart2006 Thread Starter

    Aug 30, 2005
    I have two displays of which both are running on a single GTX 280. One is a 24" DCLCD monitor while the second is a 42" full HDTV using an HDMI cable. My issue is that when I try to drag a movie in vlc player or any other program over to my 42" TV and try to full screen it, it jumps over on my primary display. No matter what program I use to view a movie in when I try to change it to full screen it flips over to my primary. I never had this issue when I was running my 8800s or pre 180 drivers. I can maximize the program itself but I can't run the move in full screen mode on my secondary display. Also I'm running it in expanded view mode.
  2. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    It is possible - on Nvidia cards.
    I managed it the other week.
    You need to define the second screen as the (fullscreen) playback device for films, etc.
    I can't tell you where just at the moment as it only shows whilst the second screen is active and I'm watching TV
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