Hi, I have 1 keyboard, 1 mouse, and two desktop computers to use with a 3-monitor setup. I would like to know the best way to use a triple monitor setup where I can click a button and switch back and forth between desktop A and desktop B for the single keyboard/mouse and the monitors. Consolidating files onto one machine is not an option.
Are there devices or hubs I could plug the keyboard/mouse/monitors and desktops into that can do this? Amazon links would be great.
posted by furious
on Feb 5, 2014 -
Dual Monitors - One Touch Screen and One Nontouch...has anyone used this setup? [more inside]
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on Jul 22, 2013 -
I am looking for some software (cheap, free) that will tell me which program is currently accessing the net AND how much traffic is being transferred. [more inside]
posted by gnossos
on May 22, 2013 -
Can Windows be persuaded to ignore lies the BIOS tells it about what video monitors are connected? [more inside]
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on Aug 2, 2010 -
Dual monitors with a DVI splitter in XP but they're acting screwy. [more inside]
posted by k8t
on Dec 9, 2009 -
I'm working on a windows 2000 pro machine that is running at 800 x 600 resolution. The monitor supports 1024x768, but in display settings, the resolution slider is all the way. It seems that 800 x 600 is the max resolution. Is there any way I can increase this?
posted by kraigory
on Aug 20, 2009 -
Dual monitor annoyance: How do I make sure that dialog boxes/windows open in the same monitor? [more inside]
posted by special-k
on May 13, 2009 -
How should I keep up-to-date on hardware for graphic design? I'm not a graphic designer by trade, but I would like my personal (WinXP) computer to be suitable for hobby-work graphics. More details and criteria inside. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief
on May 5, 2009 -
I'm at my wits' end trying to find a suitable LCD monitor to use as a secondary screen for an oldish Toshiba laptop. [more inside]
posted by _dario
on Mar 28, 2009 -
Help! I've just reinstalled Windows XP, and now my computer doesn't recognize that I have a monitor in the Device Manager, which means I can't install drivers, which means my screen in currently in 4-bit colour mode. Which is really not going to sit well with my family if I can't fix it. [more inside]
posted by Dasein
on Feb 21, 2007 -
Help! What is making my MS Word program suddenly seize up and look like scrambled pink and blue static? [more inside]
posted by applemeat
on Jun 25, 2006 -
I read a lot of text on screen (on a CRT) at work. Is there anything available to minimize eyestrain while doing it? (something like Tofu, but for Windows) Suggestions for settings are also welcome.
posted by northernsoul
on May 23, 2006 -
My monitor started going light then dark, and now it's settled on a bit of both: in broad lines, according to whatever's darkest on that line, across any program showing. [more inside]
posted by Tuwa
on Feb 6, 2006 -
I use two monitors at work, and remote desktop in at home. Some applications, which persistently remember the window location will be hidden on startup because they're off the screen. Is there a utility out there to move all windows on the screen?
posted by anomie
on Dec 14, 2005 -
Adobe Gamma makes my laptop screen really dark. Um, should it do that? Is there something I should be using instead?
posted by Pretty_Generic
on Oct 17, 2005 -
Office emergency! Help me get this monitor out of portrait mode and back into its usual landscape display! [more inside]
posted by Faint of Butt
on Oct 17, 2005 -
Windows XP application monitor thingy needed. I am looking for some software that will offer to re-open all software that was open before the PC was restarted/crashed, upon rebooting windows. [more inside]
posted by asok
on Aug 23, 2005 -
Anybody know of a good Windows utility for monitoring the activities of program installation software? Most importantly what gets written to disk (file writes and registry entries), but a log of the installation program's net activity would be a bonus. [more inside]
posted by iconjack
on Jul 19, 2005 -
I need a way to quickly enable/disable the Windows XP option of extending a desktop over two monitors [more inside]
posted by Who_Am_I
on Jun 17, 2005 -
I am looking for a way to monitor the disk space remaining on several of our windows servers. [more inside]
posted by viama
on Mar 9, 2005 -
I have an HP Pavilion mx703 that runs on Windows XP. Lately, right in the middle of working on it, the screen will get these wavy black lines on it (can't really be more specific than that) that start at the bottom and work their way to the top. It's annoying as hell, and nothing gets rid of them except shutting down completely - rebooting doesn't help. A friend suggested "Degausse", but that doesn't work. I'm not as computer-savvy as other MeFites here - anyone know what to do? It's done it four or five times this evening alone, and I'm at my wits end. Please help!!
posted by ScarletSpectrum
on Oct 12, 2004 -
Is there a shortcut or a teeny tiny lil app for Windows XP, that will let me put my PC monitor on standby with just one click. I don't want to turn the power off, just put it on standby.
posted by riffola
on Aug 8, 2004 -
I'd like to know which applications on my computer are using how much of my internet connection's bandwidth. Something like Task Manager for bandwidth. Any recommendations for something free for Win2K that's easy to install, use, and uninstall? Or is there a built-in utility I'm missing?
posted by scarabic
on Jun 10, 2004 -