Best Way to View Multiple Sceens / Monitors With VNC.

Hello All -

I frequently use VNC to remotely manage numerous workstations.  I have trouble. though, viewing computers with 2+ monitors attached.  Remotely, they either display 1 long screen, 1 of the two screens, or occasionally the 2 screens overlapped.

I'm trying to find the best solution for working on these remote workstations.  Ideally, I'd prefer to be able to view one of the screens as you would with a single monitor, but be able to switch back and forth between the two monitors of the remote machine.

As for the distros that I currently use, first, I'm a big fan of Smartcode's VNC Manager so any answer specific to that would be great!  With and without VNC Manager, I use TightVNC mostly due to it's compatibility with Windows 7.

Thanks for any suggestions!
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N3adminConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Standard VNC doesn't support multiple monitors. I use UltraVNC nearly every day, when I'm helping a client with dual monitors I turn off the dual monitors for the support session, then turn them back on when I"m done.
QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Of the remote control apps I know of DameWare is the only one which allows to view all monitors combined or only a single one, and in latter case of course switching between the monitors. I don't think any VNC adaption is capable of anything besides "span" mode (combining all monitors).
TeamViewer is good for multiple monitors especially if you have 1 monitor and remote machine has to
The standard remote desktop connection program in windows can do it too.
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
RDP does not allow for switching monitors, only for reducing to a single monitor or spanning using all (the client having more than one monitor).
I could not verify TeamViewer, but never heard of it featurring multi-monitoring. It is not mentioned in support or feature list.
I use teamviewer and it definitely supports it.
teamviewer does work, i have a similiar situation and this i what i use.
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