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Dave Whipp
August 10th 04, 12:30 PM
I have a GeForce FX Go5200 with 64mb in a Dell 5150 laptop. I've set
up DualView.

When I run video in Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or Adobe
Premiere, one of the displays goes to full screen video. This is
usually the secondary display but in Premiere, it is sometimes the
primary display.

Is there any way to shut this off? I want to keep my desktop or
program layout the way it is with the video running just in the window
in the program.

thanks,

dave

NeonBlue
August 17th 04, 05:35 AM
If you want to disable full screen video overlay then do the following:

1. right click your windows desktop
2. choose "Properties" from the right click menu that appears
3. choose "Settings" tab then press "Advanced" button
4. Now find the tab that mentions your GeForceFX card by name and click it
5. now if you look in the menu off the side panel to the left (for nVidia
Geforce drivers anyway at least) you should see one part that says "Full
Screen Video"
6. Click that one and you should see somewhere on that section (near the
bottom left I think) "Full Screen Device"
7. Just set that to "Disable" and it should keep all your video windows in
the programs on the primary monitor instead of opening them on another
monitor instead

To change it back later if needed then just repeat the above but choose
whichever display you want instead of Disable :)

Hope this helps? :)

"Dave Whipp" > wrote in message
om...
>I have a GeForce FX Go5200 with 64mb in a Dell 5150 laptop. I've set
> up DualView.
>
> When I run video in Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or Adobe
> Premiere, one of the displays goes to full screen video. This is
> usually the secondary display but in Premiere, it is sometimes the
> primary display.
>
> Is there any way to shut this off? I want to keep my desktop or
> program layout the way it is with the video running just in the window
> in the program.
>
> thanks,
>
> dave

Dave Whipp
August 18th 04, 07:26 PM
HI,

This worked!!!

On my system at #5, I had to click "Overlay Controls" and the Full
Screen Mirroring Controls box is then at the top. (In case anyone else
has this problem.) The disable option was grayed out for a while and I
had to tinker with monitor settings and stuff for a while before I
could change this. Not sure what I did to make the option available.

Thanks a bunch. I'd exchanged about 10 messages with Dell Support
before giving up on them. You got it right the first try!

thanks much,

dave

"NeonBlue" > wrote in message >...
> If you want to disable full screen video overlay then do the following:
>
> 1. right click your windows desktop
> 2. choose "Properties" from the right click menu that appears
> 3. choose "Settings" tab then press "Advanced" button
> 4. Now find the tab that mentions your GeForceFX card by name and click it
> 5. now if you look in the menu off the side panel to the left (for nVidia
> Geforce drivers anyway at least) you should see one part that says "Full
> Screen Video"
> 6. Click that one and you should see somewhere on that section (near the
> bottom left I think) "Full Screen Device"
> 7. Just set that to "Disable" and it should keep all your video windows in
> the programs on the primary monitor instead of opening them on another
> monitor instead
>
> To change it back later if needed then just repeat the above but choose
> whichever display you want instead of Disable :)
>
> Hope this helps? :)
>
> "Dave Whipp" > wrote in message
> om...
> >I have a GeForce FX Go5200 with 64mb in a Dell 5150 laptop. I've set
> > up DualView.
> >
> > When I run video in Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or Adobe
> > Premiere, one of the displays goes to full screen video. This is
> > usually the secondary display but in Premiere, it is sometimes the
> > primary display.
> >
> > Is there any way to shut this off? I want to keep my desktop or
> > program layout the way it is with the video running just in the window
> > in the program.
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > dave

NeonBlue
August 19th 04, 01:29 AM
Glad to be of help :) you're welcome :) hopefully saved you paying even more
money to those dreaded extortionate tech support lines? lol

Not sure why the box was greyed out but could have been due to the secondary
display adapter or monitor being inactive, unplugged, temporarily removed or
just temporarily disabled in device manager as it will not usually let you
use that option if there is no secondary display hence it being greyed out.

"Dave Whipp" > wrote in message
m...
> HI,
>
> This worked!!!
>
> On my system at #5, I had to click "Overlay Controls" and the Full
> Screen Mirroring Controls box is then at the top. (In case anyone else
> has this problem.) The disable option was grayed out for a while and I
> had to tinker with monitor settings and stuff for a while before I
> could change this. Not sure what I did to make the option available.
>
> Thanks a bunch. I'd exchanged about 10 messages with Dell Support
> before giving up on them. You got it right the first try!
>
> thanks much,
>
> dave
>
> "NeonBlue" > wrote in message
> >...
>> If you want to disable full screen video overlay then do the following:
>>
>> 1. right click your windows desktop
>> 2. choose "Properties" from the right click menu that appears
>> 3. choose "Settings" tab then press "Advanced" button
>> 4. Now find the tab that mentions your GeForceFX card by name and click
>> it
>> 5. now if you look in the menu off the side panel to the left (for nVidia
>> Geforce drivers anyway at least) you should see one part that says "Full
>> Screen Video"
>> 6. Click that one and you should see somewhere on that section (near the
>> bottom left I think) "Full Screen Device"
>> 7. Just set that to "Disable" and it should keep all your video windows
>> in
>> the programs on the primary monitor instead of opening them on another
>> monitor instead
>>
>> To change it back later if needed then just repeat the above but choose
>> whichever display you want instead of Disable :)
>>
>> Hope this helps? :)
>>
>> "Dave Whipp" > wrote in message
>> om...
>> >I have a GeForce FX Go5200 with 64mb in a Dell 5150 laptop. I've set
>> > up DualView.
>> >
>> > When I run video in Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or Adobe
>> > Premiere, one of the displays goes to full screen video. This is
>> > usually the secondary display but in Premiere, it is sometimes the
>> > primary display.
>> >
>> > Is there any way to shut this off? I want to keep my desktop or
>> > program layout the way it is with the video running just in the window
>> > in the program.
>> >
>> > thanks,
>> >
>> > dave