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Windows 8 - Triple Monitor Issue

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Windows 8 - Triple Monitor Issue


    First off I don't even like Metro, but I want to like it.
    With three monitors > (The black lines is where my bezel is)
    A lot of the tiles are where the bezels of my monitors are, so it looks really bad.
    Is there any way to create 3 "groups" that are restricted from being in certain areas?

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  2. #2


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    If you hit the "-" button way over on the lower left on your far left monitor, it will shrink the Tiles area, then you can move the groups around and name them. That might give you a start. But you have to first arrange each group how you want them. Then when you press "-" you can move them to the monitor you want.

    I hate Metro too, I don't WANT to like it heh. But I like what you got going there.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    It looks like you're using a gaming mode of your video card to use one single desktop stretched across all 3 monitors. This is not how WIndows expects multiple monitors to function.

    Windows creates 3 separate desktops and joins them together, so when you open a window and maximize it, it only maximizes to the size of one monitor. The gaming mode is to make the game stretch across all three monitors.

    You should turn this mode off when using non-gaming applications.
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