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The "View on Two Screens" feature in PowerPoint is replaced by Multiple Display Support in Windows

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This article is a consolidation of the following previously available article: 226584
The following versions of Microsoft Office PowerPoint do not support the View on Two Screens feature from Microsoft PowerPoint 97 and Microsoft PowerPoint 95:
  • PowerPoint 2007
  • PowerPoint 2003
  • PowerPoint 2002
  • PowerPoint 2000
The View on Two Screens functionality in earlier versions of PowerPoint has been replaced by Multiple Display Support in Microsoft Windows. This enables PowerPoint to display a slide show on a secondary monitor that is connected to the same computer as the primary monitor.
For more information about multiple monitors, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182708 Hardware requirements for multiple display support in Windows 98
179602 How to enable multiple display support Using Windows 98
182930 How to troubleshoot multiple display support in Windows 98/Me
296538 Hardware requirements for multiple-display support in Windows XP
307873 How to configure and use multiple monitors in Windows XP
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Article ID: 291896 - Last Review: 06/01/2007 18:15:04 - Revision: 3.1

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