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Old February 8, 2013, 02:36 PM
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Hi all,

I have my desktop hooked up to my tv/avr via hdmi as a second monitor and I have XBMC set to start on my tv which is great but few things I wanted to figure out.

is there was a way to make XBMC always on top? If I click something on my primary monitor it will minimize XBMC.

2nd. How can I make my 1st monitor still go to screen saver and standby after a while like it does without something in full screen on the tv?

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Old February 8, 2013, 03:59 PM
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Okay, here is my non helpful answers....

1. Yes, there is a way to do that. You'll be able to watch TV and still use your computer like normal while the content plays on the tv. This is how my wife has it set up so that she can get something done on the computer and the kids can watch "Cars" for the bazillionth time while still feeling close to mommy. I believe the setting is to disable "true fullscreen" but it causes a bit of a "stutter" in your playback unless you turn Aero off..... I think

2. No idea.
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Old February 8, 2013, 04:13 PM
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okay I sent it too windows fullscreen seems to work for now so thanks for giving me a hint, hopefully I can find a solution to the my 2nd question
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Old February 9, 2013, 02:20 AM
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perhaps this? Multi-monitor Screen Saver - Actual Multiple Monitors - Actual Tools
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Old February 10, 2013, 01:59 PM
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Exactly something Im looking for however, it does not work when xmbc is playing a video.
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