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Windows 7: How to Disable Extended Desktop Mode on Startup

27 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ACM View Post
Ah, well that sucks.

I was thinking there's some sort of way of forcing the setting to be changed when the computer boots up, like you can force software to startup automatically when you login.
I made a shortcut to switch to a single "Computer only" monitor. I have it on my desktop but if you put it in your startup folder it would run every time windows boots up. The target for the shortcut is
C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /internal
So create a short cut to the file "DisplaySwitch.exe" and then open it's properties and add the /internal to the end.
For extended it's C:\Windows\System32\DisplaySwitch.exe /extend
In your case its more of a work around than an actual fix. In my case its just easier that hitting windows key + P and selecting Computer Only every time I play a game. I just pin the shortcuts to my task bar and it's one click to switch back and forth.

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