Windows, Operating System, Security, Networking, Malware, Support, Forum, Help Site Check Our Facebook Page!
Notices
Windows 7 Post your Windows 7 related questions here.


Register your FREE account to unlock additional features at WindowsBBS.com
   
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12th May 2010   #1
Member
THREAD STARTER
 
Profile:
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 12
Computer Experience:
Beginner
nbartlett Reputation Level

Dual Monitors - Force Program to Open on Primary Display


Hi, I'm running Windows 7 with dual Monitors -- is there a way to force a particular program to open on the primary display? For example, when I open Quicken it opens on the secondary display and I have to manually move it over to my main display in order for the info to display correctly.

I tried the add-on utility MurGeeMon but that didn't help. I am hoping there is a way to do this within Win7.

Many thanks,
Neal

nbartlett is offline  

 

Register
to remove this ad.
 
 

Old 12th May 2010   #2
SuperGeek
 
goddez1's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Houston, Tx
Posts: 2,973
Computer Experience:
Depends on area.
goddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Level

Does this work:

Windows logo key + Shift+ Left Arrow or Right Arrow: Move a window from one monitor to another.

goddez1 is offline  

0 out of 1 members found this post helpful. Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
Old 13th May 2010   #3
Member
THREAD STARTER
 
Profile:
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 12
Computer Experience:
Beginner
nbartlett Reputation Level

Originally Posted by goddez1 View Post
Does this work:

Windows logo key + Shift+ Left Arrow or Right Arrow: Move a window from one monitor to another.
Yes! That'll work just fine. Thanks for the tip.

nbartlett is offline  

Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No
Old 13th May 2010   #4
SuperGeek
 
goddez1's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Houston, Tx
Posts: 2,973
Computer Experience:
Depends on area.
goddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Levelgoddez1 Reputation Level

I so happy this worked for you. Your welcome and thank you for the update.

Quote:
Can you please mark this as resolved?


A new function has been added to the board, that allows posts to be marked or flagged as 'Resolved'.

It is considered courteous to keep your post updated with the progess or lack of progress to your problem.

If you were given multiple suggestions/solutions or found your own fix, it is also helpful if you would share the solution that worked for you.

Once you have posted those details, while still looking at your thread, near the top of your thread you'll see Thread Tools. Click the down arrow to expand the drop down menu, at the bottom of it you'll see Mark this thread as solved. Click on it to mark your thread as solved.

If later you find that the problem has returned, and you had previously marked your thread as solved, follow the steps above. Instead 'Mark this thread as solved' you will see that in this case Mark this thread as unsolved is listed.

Please read the User Guide for more information.

goddez1 is offline  

Did you find this post helpful? Yes | No


 

THIS THREAD HAS EXPIRED.

Are you having the same problem? Please post a new thread, but first you'll have to join us by Registering (FREE).



Discussion Forums
Operating Systems
Windows 8 Windows 8
Windows 7 Windows 7
Windows Vista Windows Vista
Windows XP Windows XP
Windows Server System Windows Server System
Legacy Windows OS Legacy Windows OS
Internet & Networking
Networking (Hardware & Software) Networking
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer
Microsoft Mail Microsoft Mail
Firefox, Thunderbird & SeaMonkey Firefox, Thunderbird
      & SeaMonkey

Web Applications & Cloud Web Applications & Cloud
General Internet
Security
Malware and Virus Removal Malware and Virus
     Removal

Security and Privacy Security and Privacy

Other
Other PC Software Other PC Software
Test Posts Test Posts
Hardware
PC Hardware PC Hardware
Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Community
Introductions Introductions
General Discussions General Discussions
Site Comments & Suggestions Site Comments
      & Suggestions

News News @ WindowsBBS

Thread Tools


Find us on Facebook   Web Of Trust Rating

All times are GMT. The time now is 20:59.


Recent Discussions
Google Chrome !Aw SNAP! etc. (4)
Apache Office Download Problem (2)
WHEA Uncorrectable Error advice (1)
Monitor of poor quality (24)
Chosing a replacement SSD (9)
c0000005 error, multiple programs a.. (23)
Ultra Fast Broadband just connected.. (7)
Opening .exe file (5)
Overclocking my CPU advice requeste.. (5)
Can't turn off Adobe Flash popup? (5)
Replacing Old Lotus Organizer (5)
BSoD (46)
DLINK DIR-600L network issue (1)
How pin custom shortcut to StartUp .. (5)
Comp is slow to recognize USB HD? (3)
[What's the diffrenece between Offi.. (3)
Microsoft Visual C + + Redistributa.. (2)
Sleep mode (10)
How do I stop Windows Explorer pers.. (14)
there was an error while completing.. (17)


Donate!
Support Windows BBS!



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO
Copyright 2002 - 2013 WindowsBBS.com. All rights reserved.
FDMA Media LLC
Terms of Use, Legal Information & Privacy Policy
Page generated in 0.06967 seconds with 7 queries