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clone/mirror dual monitors but have different photo slideshow screensavers on each?

Rod99
3 discussion posts
This is a powerful program but I cant figure out how to do this simple thing. I have a windows 7 machine with two identical monitors; all I want to do is have them identically cloned/mirrored so the exact same main toolbar and all the same shortcuts appear on both screens, they are identical in every way - except one has a screensaver that shows random photos from one folder, and the other monitor has a screensaver that shows random photos from a different folder. Can this be done? I see I can use different windows native screensavers like ribbons or mystify but photos doesnt seem to be available for both.
22 days ago  • #1
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Yep you can do this. In the DisplayFusion Settings > Screen Saver tab, you can select the monitor you would like, and select the "DisplayFusion Photos Screensaver" option. You can then press the "Settings" button, and select the path you would like it to pull from.

You can follow the steps above for each monitor you would like, to have the monitors pull from different folders.

Hope that helps!
22 days ago (modified 22 days ago)  • #2
Rod99
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I must be doing something wrong. Attached are two screenshots. The first one is from Windows Management, which shows the monitors are cloned. The second shows the Screenshot tab, and only one monitor is available, not two.

I appreciate your help - is this because I'm using the trial version? Or I am doing something else wrong?
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22 days ago  • #3
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Ah my mistake, I didn't realize you had them cloned in the monitor configuration window. In that case, no this isn't possible.

From your original post though, it sounds like you just want the taskbars cloned? If so, you can set your monitors to extended, and then enable the Windows Multi-Monitor Taskbar (Windows Settings > Personalization > Taskbar > Show taskbar on all displays) and it should copy over all your pinned icons. This will allow you to use separate screensavers for each monitor as well.

Thanks!
21 days ago  • #4
Rod99
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thank you but that isnt going to work for me. I need the monitors to be exact clones of each other with different screensavers. Thanks for responding! Might be a feature for you to consider in the future -
21 days ago  • #5
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