You probably already have a powerful tool that will save you a lot of time, but it’s sitting around collecting dust. What is it? An old monitor. Dust it off and put it to work by using it as an extension of your desktop. Simply connect it to your laptop or computer.
Here are some things you’ll be able to do:
Note: Under the instruction “to move items between monitors” add the following:
If you use Windows Vista, the instructions at the link work the same except getting there is different. Instead of clicking Properties when you right-click on the Windows Desktop, click Personalize, Display Settings, and go from there with the same instructions.
You will love using dual monitors. It’ll take you a few minutes to get used to it, but you’ll be glad you did. To take it to another level, purchase a monitor that you can swivel to portrait view (check out Hewlett-Packard’s w2408 24 inch LCD Monitor…Google it). Also check out UltraMon(TM) from Realtime Soft if you want to do more with multiple monitors such as having a Taskbar on each one.
If you went from one monitor to two or more, let me know how much it has helped. Or once you set yours up, let me know what you think.