Now a days all the operating Systems have become really sophisticated and the latest ones must be supporting dual monitors. Writer of this blog entry has information about Windows only upto this date and hence can only talk about about Dual Monitor Support with Windows. Yes Latest Windows Operating Systems do support having Dual Monitors with your Computer, be it Laptop or Desktop Computer.
Windows provides Dual Monitor support starting with Windows Control Panel. The Windows Control panel allows to configure and move Monitors around in a virtual space. You can even enable or disable any of the connected Monitor(s) from the Control Panel. The options available are to control the Monitor Resolution, select whether to clone or to extend the display, select whether to display the counputer output in Landscape or Portrait format and position monitor location in the big virtual desktop space. Other Windows Operating Systems such as Windows Vista, and XP also supported connecting Dual Monitors with a Windows Computer.
In case you would like to get Dual Monitor Support from Software perspective such as asking about some specific functionality (let’s say Can I Enable or Disable Monitors with a Desktop Shortcut) which is not available with Windows and you would like to use a Dual Monitor Software Utility for the purpose, you can visit Dual Monitor Forum which has been designed for a Dual Monitor Software and has many easy to view & follow questions and answers related to having custom functionalities such as Dual Monitor Shortcut, Hot Key Combinations to automate repetitive tasks and much more.