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Move Taskbar clock, etc. to secondary monitor screen?

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    Move Taskbar clock, etc. to secondary monitor screen?


    Can the taskbar clock and other notification icons (speaker, network, etc.) be re-located from the primary screen taskbar to the secondary screen? My setup has the primary screen on the lefthand monitor and the secondary screen on the righthand monitor and I'd like to move them.

    Thanks in advance!
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    Thanks, GMan. That looks like it would do the trick, but....I'd like to do it without an after-market add-on if I could.

    Probably can't though

    Sigh....
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    I dunno. My 2nd screen broke on me so I only have been using 1 on Windows 8.

    Other than that, you can simply change which monitor is the primary monitor easily. Right click desktop | Screen Resolution

    You're welcome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Other than that, you can simply change which monitor is the primary monitor easily. Right click desktop | Screen Resolution

    You're welcome.
    Geez, I must be getting old. Good suggestion, it looks like that just might do it for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WiFi Ed View Post
    Can the taskbar clock and other notification icons (speaker, network, etc.) be re-located from the primary screen taskbar to the secondary screen? My setup has the primary screen on the lefthand monitor and the secondary screen on the righthand monitor and I'd like to move them.

    Thanks in advance!
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    Can you please tell me how to get a desktop in windows 8 like that screenshot?
    Thank You
    Shon John Xander
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    Hello Shon,

    The wallpaper is from the Windows 8 "Nightfall & Panoramic" theme and the gadgets are from here

    Hope that helps!
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    Hi , please help want to move divisions on my windows 8 taskbarClick image for larger version
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    Bahrain
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    Quote Originally Posted by WiFi Ed View Post
    Hello Shon,

    The wallpaper is from the Windows 8 "Nightfall & Panoramic" theme and the gadgets are from here

    Hope that helps!
    Hi WiFi Ed,
    Thnx for de links.. But, i wanted to know how to get a long desktop like that one in the screenshot..
    Thank You
    Shon John Xander
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    That's 2 monitors together side by side to create that. When you take a screenshot, it doesn't put any line or marking in the middle as the bezels do in real life, so it appears as one very widescreen desktop.

    As his specs show: "2 x 19" ViewSonic LCD's"
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