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Windows 7: Browser often opens on the wrong monitor?

12 Nov 2014   #1
mobile1

64-Bit Windows 7 Pro
 
 
Browser often opens on the wrong monitor?

I have two LCD monitors. The main monitor is on the left.

Google Chrome often opens on the right monitor.

How can I make it always open on the left monitor?

Thank you for your help.


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12 Nov 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello mobile1,

Does this happen after any specific event? For example, only at startup.

Usually a window will open at the same location it was last closed at. If only one monitor (ex: main) is detected when the browser loads say at startup, then it's normal for it to open on it since it's the only monitor detected at the moment. Usually in situations like that, you would need to wait to open the browser after everything is up and fully running.

Hope this may help some for now.
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12 Nov 2014   #3
mobile1

64-Bit Windows 7 Pro
 
 

It happens even after the PC has been running for awhile.

And it happens even when the right monitor is turned off.
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12 Nov 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Do you think it may be happening when your video driver is being updated?

The reset during the installation can often cause opened windows to change monitor locations.

Does this happen only with this browser, or does it also happen to other windows?
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