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Request to download the digital audio lab classroom audio configuration on the fly, program and source for Windows 7

Overview of MS natural language support on Windows Vista+7/Office 2007, 2010

Snapshot summer 2012 in conjunction with our language center upgrade to Windows7 and Office 2010. Click here for larger version.

Video mirroring bug on dual screen systems, and a workaround

 

System: Vista 64-Bit SP2;

Monitors: 2 23’’ LCD screens, side-by-side in portrait mode, with Windows extended to secondary screen.

Video Card: Nvidia 9600GT

Driver Version: 8.17.12.5896 Microsoft windows hardware compatibility publisher

After downloading this driver from Windows Update, I noticed that when spanning a video window (observed in Windows Media Player and LC VideoLan; and codecs: MPEG-2, DivX 5.x/6.x, XviD ISO MPEG-4, H264), mirrors the image (wn Window mode; full screen mode unwilling to span both monitors anyway), like so: 

nvidia-split-screen-mirroring-bug

Moving the mouse pointer over the video image (player window is not sufficient), however, fixes the issue:

nvidia-split-screen-mirroring-bug2

A bit of a nuisance, but no newer driver has been released yet on Windows Update, so I decided to work around the issue like this .