I have a Dell 8500 Laptop w/15.4" screen that is optimized at 1960x1600. I have tried using a 2 year old Eizo 19" CRT as an external monitor that has a max resolution of 1280x1024 without success. Regardless of what I do, XP forces the external monitor resolution onto the laptop. Worse, often it reverts to 640x480 on both. Ouch! Is there a way to accomodate the high resolution the laptop is optimized for and simultaneously use the external Eizo at its max resolution? I use the laptop for design work and would like to have clients seated in front of me see the revision work on the external monitor. I could pop for a new CRT at 1960x1600, but would prefer to get some additional utility out of the Eizo.