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Windows 8 Dual Screen

  1. #1


    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 64-bit

    Windows 8 Dual Screen


    Hey
    I have the latest nvidia drivers for my GTX 560ti SLi'd, when i go to multiple desktops, and extend desktop, i got all the quick launch icons, why is this?

    When i was on windows 7, i have my start menu on one, and then just a blank desktop, which i could just drag applications onto, is this possible, without mirroring the other desktop?

    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    This is one of the new features of Windows 8, along with different wallpaper on every screen if you want it.

    You can configure this in the Taskbar properties and put it back to the old way, if you want. Or you can make it so that the taskbar only shows the apps that are on that screen.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Thanks I'm half way there, on the guide thingy it says:

    To show a taskbar on all of your displays

    • Tap or click to open Taskbar Properties.
    • Under Multiple displays, make sure the Show taskbar on all displays check box is selected, and then tap or click OK.

      I can't even find the option for multiple display ? :S x


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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Matthew, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below may be able to better help.

    Taskbar - Hide or Show on Multiple Displays in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  5. #5


    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 64-bit


    Thanks, i didnt have the multiple monitor option, so i went to devices and did extend, and then it appeared, haha thanks
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. I'm glad you got it sorted.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 12
    Windows 7 64-bit


    I gave rep to both you guys, thanks for the help.
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