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Reading this I understood that is possible to use two monitors with Remote Desktop with equal resolutions. In my case I have 2 monitors with different resolution. Could I however use two monitors with my RDC?

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I believe you can with Vista and above, just run remote desktop with the width and height arguments instead of using /span. The width should be the combined width of your two monitors, and the height should be the smallest monitor's height.

For example, if you're using 2 monitors at 1680x1050 and 1024x768, use 2704 for the width and 768 for height.

mstsc.exe /W:2704 /H:768

Resize the window to it's full size and position so it fits both monitors from top to bottom. A nifty app you may also be interested in is SplitView, which makes things substantially easier.

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Finally, as I understood, there will be no "really" dual monitor, but a only one "large" monitor, I mean, any "maximize left", "maximize right" will not work, and also I will see a snatch of my tallest monitor desktop. – serhio Jan 31 '10 at 22:17
You are correct. However with splitview, you can control which Window occupies which part of the monitor easily: – John T Jan 31 '10 at 22:19

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