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Is It Possible To Disable/Enable The Second Monitor On A Dual Monitor System?

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I have a dual monitor system and when I play games which scroll the view when you move the mouse to the edges of the screen don't work well if you can move the mouse off the right of the main screen.

So I just have to go into the screen properties and disable extending the desktop onto the second monitor.

Anyone know if there's a simple way to do this from a Delphi (5) app?

My first thoughts are that there isn't going to be a simple solution that works with all GFX cards, but if you don't ask...

I also appreciate that there are probably utilities out there that already do this - I just wanted to see if I could make something to do it in Delphi. It just turned out a little harder than expected.

Thanks in advance...
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