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Published on 08.20.08 by Brent Trahan

How to Use Remote Desktop to View a Desktop with Multiple Monitors

Learn how to enable multiple monitor or continuous resolution support in Remote Desktop for Windows Vista.

Multiple monitor support is available in Remote Desktop as long as the monitors are the same resolution and aligned side-by-side.

Enable Multiple Monitor Support in Remote Desktop

  1. Open the command prompt by clicking the Start button, All Programs, Accessories, and then open Command Prompt.
  2. Type Mstsc /span and then press Enter on your keyboard.
  3. Now you can connect to a remote computer using Remote Desktop with multiple monitor support.

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  1. This is so useful! This is great because it allows you to have more windows open without going crazy minimizing or re-sizing the windows. Thanks for the tip!

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