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How to use 2 laptops as dual monitors

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I am trying to find out if it is possible to use 2 laptops as dual monitors.  The purpose:  when 2 of our advisors go out to meet with a client at their office location we would want to be able to do a client review where the advisor has the meeting presentation on his laptop and his screen is being cloned on the junior advisors laptop for the client to view.

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by:Sushant Gulati
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http://www.maxivista.com/

Is that what you looking for?

Thanks and Good Luck..!!
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It doesn't look like the clone feature will work for either of these unless connected to Ethernet or Wireless network.  Many clients wouldn't have wireless internet.  Any other thoughts?
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Hi,

You could use something like VNC or Terminalserviceplus (www.terminalserviceplus) to connect from 1 laptop to the other over an Ad-Hoc WLAN connection and view the same application on both machines.

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Other than this not possible.. If you find anything than give us your solution...

Good Luck..!!
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After lots of reaserch it turns out it cannot be done.  With software you can extend your display but you cannot clone it.
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Everyone's help was greatly appreciated, unfortunatly none of them would work the way I needed it to because it cannot be done.
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