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I have two screens and use them heavily for work; I absolutely require the ability to maximize an application to take just one screen.

Burnout Paradise has a dual-screen mode which works fine if I "unify" my screens (can't remember the term for that). This means that a maximized window spans both screens, unfortunately.

Switching between the modes is too much of a hurdle and I end up playing on just one screen. Is there an easier way?

(I have an ATI card and if I just enable two screens in Burnout what I get instead is a single screen with a rather squished image)

  • Should this be migrated? The game doesn't really have any significant impact on the question. – GnomeSlice Mar 18 '11 at 13:09
  • @Gnome it's hard to say. It really depends on the solution. If the solution is generic, like Chris's, then migrate. But I can envisage some DirectX hack too, in which case it belongs here. I really think there's too much fragmentation in SE... – RomanSt Mar 18 '11 at 20:20
  • I think that perhaps the game tag should be removed at least. – GnomeSlice Mar 18 '11 at 23:25
  • @Gnome you are most welcome to edit the question in any way you see fit. It doesn't seem like there is a usable answer anyway. – RomanSt Mar 19 '11 at 0:28
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I've not tested it with Burnout Paradise, but as a general productivity tool I can definitely recommend Ultramon: http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/tour/windows.asp .It has a variety of features around window management/taskbar configuration but in-particular it can add a button to application title bars that will maximise them across multiple monitors.

You'd have to purchase it but I think they have a trial.

  • Ultramon does not work with span mode. – user56 Mar 21 '11 at 13:22

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