How to Enable Multiple Display Support Using Windows 98

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This article describes how to enable the multiple display support feature using Windows 98.


The primary requirement for multiple display support is that the display adapters must be Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) devices, or Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) devices.

To enable multiple display support, follow these steps:
  1. While the computer is turned off, add any additional display adapters and monitors.
  2. Start Windows. Install the display adapter and monitor drivers if necessary, and then restart your computer if you are prompted.
  3. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click Display, and then click the Settings tab.
  5. In the Display box, click the adapter you want to use, and then click the "Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor" check box to select it.
  6. Click OK.
For additional information about multiple display support for Windows 98, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
ARTICLE-ID: 182708
TITLE : Hardware Requirements for Multiple Display Support in Windows 98


Article ID: 179602 - Last Review: January 22, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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