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I'm trying to find out if there is a product out there to simulate Multiple Monitors on one large monitor/tv? So take a screen and turn it into something like below...

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Something like this...even though in reality it's a single screen. A software solution is perfectly fine as long as it functions like the built in Windows 8 functionality (Start screen only consumes the screen it was started on/etc).

If anyone is curious as to the reason. I'm looking to get a treadmill desk since I'm a developer and don't like being sedentary all day. So the two options that I see are having 4 monitors and mirroring them (I don't want to have to worry about forgetting to move the window that I need) or getting a large monitor/tv and putting it on an arm that I can simply swivel into place.

There are dual-monitor swivel mounts, but they are EXTREMELY pricey and the ones I've found don't appear to have the range of motion that I'm anticipating needing.

EDIT: I found this... but I can't find the answer to the start menu question (I've sent the company a message on facebook). Hoping I hear good news as this appears to offer many of the features I'm wanting. So Fingers crossed there.

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If this is for a single computer, couldn't you use use Start8 (so forgetting the start screen entirely) and just move the windows into each quadrant you want them in on the big monitor? –  Paul Jan 10 '13 at 7:23
    
I actually like the new start menu and think that most people that are against it...haven't given it a shot and/or haven't discovered the power of search in 8. So while this might be an option, it's not one I'm willing to consider. (and yes I do get that some people may just really not like it) –  Jared Jan 10 '13 at 7:49
    
Yeah I see - so effectively you are simulating four monitors so a quarter of the screen can be taken up by the tiles. There may be some software around that will force Windows 8 to only use a portion of the screen for Start, which would also achieve what you want without the simulation. But I don't know any :) –  Paul Jan 10 '13 at 12:05

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