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    I'm using start8 and dual monitor setup in extended mode. Is there a way to keep the metro start menu up on 2nd monitor while have a browser or another program open on the 1st monitor.

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    Wow...nobody has wondered this. Oh well..
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    Hello Jimbo,

    It's just that there's not a known way since the Start screen closes when anything is opened or focus has changed from by default. It's the same with the Start Menu from previous Windows.
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    Well finally someone replied. Well that's not what I wanted to hear, but hey.

    Windows 8 is the only OS with the metro screen and that's what I was wondering about. Nothing like it before, so that's why I asked the question. I just think it would be handy to have it up on a multi monitor setup for quick access. Just wishful thinking I guess.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Maybe some 3rd party app will one day.
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  6. #6


    That figures....thanks bud.
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