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Split single screen into multiple windows desktops?

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I have a projector and a huge screen. I would like to split the screen into multiple desktops. I would like the setup to mimic as if I had multiple flat panels connected to a multi-montor video card. I don't want to have to toggle between these desktops, rather I would like to take my big screen and slice it into 4+ smaller screens where I can maximize programs in each screen. I realize that I could just tile the windows however I want a taskbar on each "virtual screen".
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Virtual Desktop Manager Powertoy - 4 virtual destops for XP:
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/msvdm.html

Virtual Desktop Manager
Manage up to four desktops from the Windows taskbar with this PowerToy.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx
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by:sramesh2k
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There is also a third-party proggie which can split the Desktop into 8 IIRC.
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by:FASTECHS
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This is close to what I would like. Perhaps I am doing something wrong. I am trying to figure out how to have all 4 desktops visible at the same time and be able to operate out of each desktop on my screen.
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by:benbecker
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Did you come up with a solution to this?  I'm in the same boat and I don't want to buy one of those video encoders that do this from four seperate inputs.
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by:FASTECHS
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Unfortunately nothing really came close to what I was wanting to do. Let me know if you find something. Thanks, Chris
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