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Windows 7: Opening Windows On Multiple Displays

18 Mar 2011   #1
mangroa

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Opening Windows On Multiple Displays

Hi everyone,

I have 2 displays that are extended rather than duplicated.

How can I choose which display an application opens on when I start it?

The reason I ask is that one display is my desktop monitor and the other is my TV at the other end of the room which I use for MCE. However, if the TV is on some apps automatically open on the TV rather than the monitor. Can I prevent this from happening?
It seems to depend where the app was last used.

Thanks
Alan


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18 Mar 2011   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mangroa View Post
It seems to depend where the app was last used.
That is how mine works.
Jerry
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18 Mar 2011   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mangroa View Post
It seems to depend where the app was last used.
That is how mine works.
Jerry

.+1
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19 Mar 2011   #4
gazz9496

 
 

the only way i know of is to drag the app back to your main display and close it there.

aside from that it will always display on the screen it was last used on
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