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Windows 7: Icon position on second LCD?

07 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
Icon position on second LCD?

Heres the deal: I have a second LCD that I have my desktop extended onto and I would like to put icons on it but when I do and shutdown my computer, the next time i startup the icons have moved back to the first monitor. I would like to have freedom to put my icons anywhere I want to on the second lcd. Any suggestions?

Is this normal?

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07 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64

It's not normal, I'm on a dual screen setup too, and I do have some icons on the second screen when I start the computer every morning. I'm thinking either Windows only detecting the second screen a little bit later that it should, or something else, I'm going to look around to see if I can find something, but feel free to post more if you want to.
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07 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

That is not normal. When you start your computer back up, before you change anything, is the second monitor set on the right side? Right click and open Screen Resolution and check. If it isnt, then it is changing it each time.

I would also recommend updating your graphics drivers.

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07 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100

Finally, icon freedom!!

Thanks for the help guys!

EDIT: it seems the new nvidia driver did it.
Thanks again!
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07 Mar 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kevlar View Post
It seems the problem finally resolved itself even though its been happening for six months now.

Thanks for the help guys!

You have no idea what changed to resolve the issue?
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