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Taskbar all screens with open window

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Taskbar all screens with open window

    Hello all,

    I have two screens and my current settings are:
    I got my taskbar on both screens with the opened windows in it's own taskbar.

    This is good, but I just miss one thing:
    I can't attach a program/shortcut to the taskbar that is not my main screen/taskbar. This is very frustrating.

    So I have to go to my main screen to open a program from my taskbar.

    Does anyone know a fix or a workaround for this?

    Thanks in advance,


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  2. #2

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 64 bit

    Serrh If you are using windows 8 right click on task bar left click on properties, show taskbar on all displays check the box and in the drop down box change to all taskbars. anything on my start window can pined to the task bar and web pages. hope this helps.
    but it only shows tings on the left side of task bar.

    Taskbar - Hide or Show on Multiple Displays in Windows 8
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  3. #3

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Thanks for your reply.

    I already found my answer in another thread.
    Unfortunatly the feature I want is not included in Windows 8.

    I want to enable pinning on the secondary taskbar/screen.
    There are alternatives for it like "Actual Multiple Monitors" or "Dual Monitor Taskbar".

    I'm marking this as Solved.

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Taskbar all screens with open window
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