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Windows 7: 1 monitor, program thinks 2

29 May 2010   #1
the jimmy

Win 7 32bit HP
 
 
1 monitor, program thinks 2

I used to have 2 monitors, the last time I used this program it must have been opened on the 2nd monitor, and now still opens on the phantom screen. When I left click on the program on the task bar I can see the animation of it going off my screen.

Any ideas since I don't have the 2nd monitor anymore?

Thanks


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30 May 2010   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

hi jimmy,

if you right-click on your desktop and click 'screen resolution', do you have two monitors there or one?

if there are two, then select 'Show desktop only on 1' from the multiple displays drop-down menu.

hope this helps.
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30 May 2010   #3
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You can move the lost window, here's how... If you have Aero active, click the app icon in the taskbar, it will show you the mini preview of the open window, on that mini preview, right click it's "title bar" click "Move". Once you click "Move" DO NOT MOVE YOUR MOUSE just yet, click one of the directional arrows on your keyboard (I like the right arrow) ONCE, then you can move your mouse. The arrow clicking action will "stick" the window to your mouse cursor. See if it helps...

zzz2496
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30 May 2010   #4
the jimmy

Win 7 32bit HP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
You can move the lost window, here's how... If you have Aero active, click the app icon in the taskbar, it will show you the mini preview of the open window, on that mini preview, right click it's "title bar" click "Move". Once you click "Move" DO NOT MOVE YOUR MOUSE just yet, click one of the directional arrows on your keyboard (I like the right arrow) ONCE, then you can move your mouse. The arrow clicking action will "stick" the window to your mouse cursor. See if it helps...

zzz2496
This solved the problem, thanks!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
hi jimmy,

if you right-click on your desktop and click 'screen resolution', do you have two monitors there or one?

if there are two, then select 'Show desktop only on 1' from the multiple displays drop-down menu.

hope this helps.
I have only one monitor
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30 May 2010   #5
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Nice Thanks for the rep, btw
Now, mark this thread as solved...

zzz2496
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