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Two Full Screen Games at Once?

By MetalX
Jan 18, 2008
  1. Is it possible to run two full screen games (like Half-Life 2, FEAR, UT2004 etc) at once, with one on each of my two monitors? I know this would obviously be very stressful on the computer, but I think my PC could handle some lower end games like UT2004... the problem is that all full screen games open on screen 1. Is there some way to make them open on screen 2 and have two running at once?

    Just FYI, I am not talking about games like Supcom which use both screens. I'm talking about having two instances of a game running with one on each screen.
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,630   +321

    I don't know of any way to do it under 1 OS (except just launching both at once, but I imagine you tried that). Aside from maybe having 2 users logged in at once and each running a game.

    You could probably do it with 1 running in a VMWare'd OS.
     
  3. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,909

    Well I was wondering if I could modify something in the shortcut properties to the game, similar to the method used to force unsupported resolutions in certain games (height=xxxx width=xxxx).
     
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