• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint

Adding a Second Display

Windows 98 adds the capability to send graphics to two displays at the same time, allowing you to expand the size of your Windows 98 desktop. For example, you can view a full-screen graphics layout on one display (at high-resolution, true color) while the other shows your email or Web browser at a different graphics setting. To run multiple displays, you need at least two VGA-compatible monitors, as well as a graphics card for each display. One important note: Because the graphics cards must run on the AGP or PCI buses, the number of free slots will probably limit display support.

To run a second display, you need to install a second graphics card. This process is identical to that outlined in the section "Installing an Internal Adapter," earlier in this chapter. After the new card is installed and running, you must shut down the PC, plug in the second monitor, and restart. The original card and display boot up to the Windows 98 desktop, and the second display subsystem can be used to display desired programs.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint