Running the Kiosk on a Second Monitor
Posted by Jacob Fairbairn on 22 October 2012 07:24 PM
If you have a PC that has the EIOBoard Kiosk software installed on it and you want to run the Kiosk on a second monitor, you have a few ways of doing this. This is very handy if you have a large monitor on display for your Kiosk (especially at a Receptionist Desk), and you want to control the monitor with a connection to a PC in another location.
Changing the Main Display
The EIOBoard Kiosk will automatically open up in the main display, which would be your first monitor by default. You can switch the main display so that the Kiosk runs on the second monitor, and the PC's monitor can still be used for other things. Here are the steps to switch the main display:
Switching the Graphics Options
This method has a similar result as the last method. By switching the graphics options, you are basically switching the first and second monitor. Again in this case, you can continue to use the PC while the Kiosk is running on the second monitor: Here are the steps to switch the graphics options:
Using the same simple method, you can easily switch which monitor is being viewed. You can duplicate your PC’s screen so that the second monitor displays exactly what the PC displays. You can also set it so that the PC screen displays nothing and the second monitor displays what your PC would display, if that is what is needed. Here is how to choose between these two: