Using powerpoint for presentation at secondary desktop or projector without viewing primary desktop.


  1.  2 display ports or notebook with extended VGA port.
  2. Windows 2000, XP and above.
  3. Microsoft Office 2003 and above.

Steps: Extend primary desktop to secondary desktop.

  1. Right click at desktop and choose “screen resolution”.
  2. At “multiple displays”, choose “extend these displays”. Then, apply all settings.



Steps: Run presentation.

  1.  Open powerpoint file.
  2. At SLIDESHOW tab, monitor setting: change from “primary” to “Monitor 2 (or anything that available)".
  3. Click “Slideshow”.
  4. Once presentation launch, presentation slide will appear on the secondary desktop (or projector) and the primary desktop will become a presenter mode.