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I currently have an external display connected to my laptop.

How can we temporarily "freeze" the screen of the external display, such that we can continue using the laptop without having the screen of external display changing?

I'm running Windows on an Acer Aspire 4937G.

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What about a program that makes a screen-shot and then opens it? Would that be a "freeze" as you want it? –  Robert Sep 8 '11 at 11:04
    
Are there any news on this topic? Perhaps with Win7 oder 8.1? –  Christian Feb 10 at 19:21
    
@Robert, that wouldn't work. I want to be able to continue using the laptop normally, but with the external display not reflecting the display on the laptop. –  Pacerier Feb 11 at 2:47

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Use the extend mode instead of the clone mode.

Then, put whatever you want to display on the external monitor, and continue using the laptop monitor

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i mean i know about the extend mode, but it's abit different. what I want is like a program where i can like have 1 button which says "freeze" display on external display. then "unfreeze" and so on. –  Pacerier Sep 8 '11 at 6:33

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