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Using Two Monitors Windows Xp


I have two monitors going for the first time and my question is on the secondary monitor. Should there be a windows task bar? More importantly, can there be a windows task bar?

I may be confusing the terms cloning, mirroring, etc. But as it is now, the two monitors combined actually form an extended desktop of computer #1. I can drag and drop items between the two. Is this as good as it gets? Or can i actually give the second monitor commands to grab a website like cnet and the other monitor grab a website like cookinglight? Again i would need windows to do that, right?

Not sure if it is important:
#1 is samsung flat screen 24" dvi-d single
#2 is sony crt 21" vga to dvi converter
To a nividia geforce pci card second port


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