How can I make my external monitor be an extention of my desktop instead of a mirror of it?

by on April 18, 2010

Q: I have a laptop with Windows XP and an external monitor. I have them connected to view the same picture but I want to be able to move my mouse from screen to screen.


One Response to “How can I make my external monitor be an extention of my desktop instead of a mirror of it?”
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    See these directions from Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/hwandprograms/monitors.mspx#3

    Let me know if you have any more questions.