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I have recently upgraded my PC to a dual-screen setup. One of my monitors is now 1920x1080 and the other is 1280x1024.

I would like to play Skyrim on the 1920x1080 monitor, while doing web browsing, etc on the second monitor - in a way similar to how SW:TOR works with dual screen systems.

I've looked in the options, but there doesn't seem to be any obvious way to accomplish this. Can anyone help?

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The simplest way is just to alt-tab out of the game. Have you had any problems with that? –  Dave McClelland Feb 7 '12 at 14:57
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up vote 8 down vote accepted

You have two choices:

  • Run Skyrim in windowed mode.

Or, if you don't like the bars on the window, you can try:

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+1 thanks... the Windowed mode doesn't play well with a full screen resolution. I'll look into the mod. –  TZHX Feb 7 '12 at 14:51
    
+1, How or How do you? You really have great knowledge about gaming. –  ヴァイシャリ Feb 7 '12 at 15:28
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My setup has 3 monitors. Please just be aware that removing and giving Skyrim focus can just cause it to give up and quit... Save Often. –  James Feb 7 '12 at 17:09
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