Hook Up 2 iMacs for Twin Screens Running Windows

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by rayward, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. rayward macrumors 68000

    Mar 13, 2007
    Houston, TX
    I'm a Mac. My wife is a PC...

    We are setting up a home office and we need to have the ability to run both OS X and Windows on my iMac. That's easy. The question I have is: can I link my iMac with my old iMac for multiscreen functionality, AND run Windows (through Parallels or similar) so that Windows also can be spread across both screens.

    I'm assuming the answer is yes, but would appreciate some recommendations as to the best method / software to get this done.

  2. lunaoso macrumors 65816


    Sep 22, 2012
    Boston, MA
    If the old Mac is in the list on this page, then look through it for instructions on how to do it. If not, you'll need a software solution.
  3. NewbieCanada macrumors 68030

    Oct 9, 2007
    if you're able to use the old iMac as a second monitor than yes, Parallels will allow you to use both of them with Windows

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