Steam's Big Picture mode - Trying to get it to work on HDTV.

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by triassic911, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. triassic911
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    triassic911 Burst Mode

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    Hi. Wanting to try out Big Picture mode, I come across a big fault here. Whenever a game loads, the game loads normally and becomes full screen, but I see no method of moving the game onto my second monitor, which in this case is my TV. I have it connected via HDMI as a dual-monitor setup, and that works fine. It's only the issue with games, and not to mention other full screen applications. Is there a way to simply move full screen apps and games to the second monitor? Thanks.
     
  2. Maverick Lunar X

    Maverick Lunar X GBAtemp Fan

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    iirc, games natively run via your primary monitor. You could always swap them in your monitor settings.
     
  3. nukeboy95

    nukeboy95 Old skool member

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    The left side
    if on windows 7 press "win key" + "p"
    and select duplicate or projector only
     
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  4. triassic911
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    triassic911 Burst Mode

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    Projector mode works wonders! Thanks for the info guys!
     
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