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How do I enable extended desktop in Windows 7 Starter?

I don't want to have to upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium to get this feature. Any ideas?

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What, specifically, do you mean by "Extended desktop" ? Do you want multiple monitor support (with one big desktop) or to you want multiple desktops (ie virtual desktops) on a single monitor? – quickly_now Jan 11 '11 at 3:25
my original desktop, start menu etc remains on laptop screen, but i can also put movie on big lcd screen. windows 7 starter only have duplicate option – lolwin7 Jan 13 '11 at 1:06
I think there is a patch for it just none of us found it yet. I had the same question in my head. That being said, You cannot use ProPresenter for presenting on windows 7 starter. That also means you can't use presenter view in PowerPoint either. Those are what I were trying to figure out. However, you can use a single monitor in windows 7 starter. You could use only your other monitor or TV Screen. But that doesn't allow you to use ProPresnter or PowerPoint Presenter view. – user230109 Jun 9 '13 at 15:02

Sorry. There are certain features that are just not a part of Windows 7 Starter, and they can't just be enabled. The other editions have more features, which is why they're more expensive. Among the missing features are:

  • Multiple monitor support
  • Aero Glass
  • Desktop personalization
  • DVD playback
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i know about limitations, im interested in bypassing them. i will not buy new windows 7 just because it will add extended desktop feature. – lolwin7 Jan 13 '11 at 1:07

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