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Windows 7: After dual monitor sleep recovery, all apps shift to one monitor

28 Mar 2015   #1
harrysoung

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
After dual monitor sleep recovery, all apps shift to one monitor

Whenever my computer recovers from sleep mode, or when the screensaver comes on and I wake it up, I find that all my apps are now on my main monitor.

Example: Google Chrome and Skype on Monitor 1.
Microsoft Word and MSI Afterburner on Monitor 2.

-computer sleeps/ screen saver turns on-
-I wake the computer up-

Google Chrome, Skype, Microsoft Word, and MSI Afterburner are on Monitor 1.
Nothing on Monitor 2.

Is it possible to fix this?

Specs
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
Using DisplayFusion Pro v5.0.1 to extend my taskbar to the second monitor.

GPU: r9 290
CPU: i5 4670k @ 4.2 Ghz
Mobo: ASUS z87 sabertooth TUF series
PSU: Corsair TX-CMPSU 650W


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28 Mar 2015   #2
bbinnard

Win7-64
 
 

I've had dual monitors for years now and have never had this problem. But I also have no screen saver.

If you put your system to sleep why would you want a screen saver? All that does is keep the system active and running - which is the opposite of what sleep does.

Remove the scree saver and see what happens.
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28 Mar 2015   #3
harrysoung

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I've done a couple of things

I've removed the screen saver like you've suggested.
I reactivated my windows operating system.

The problem is fixed.
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