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Dual Monitor Issues


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Brad175

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I just hooked up a second monitor to my video card. Unfortunately, I'm irritated about the fact that everything opens in my primary monitor, unless I last used it in my secondary monitor. Basically, this is what I'm looking for:
I want to be able to open programs in specified monitors, but that doesn't mean that I want software to assign (for example) Firefox to open in my secondary monitor every time. Does anyone know of a way to give a desktop icon some sort of property to make it open in a certain monitor? Or maybe a special taskbar that opens stuff in the second monitor? I guess what I really want is to make both screens as independent of each other as possible, and I haven't found software etc. for it yet.

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-2 Monitors
-Want to specify where to open programs

Any suggestions would be most appreciated!
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Sadly, unless the programmer codes in support for multiple monitors, you will run into this problem often. The best solution (though not perfect) I have found is to use UltraMon. It is not free, but since I can't live without dual-monitors (and don't understand how I survived before with just one), I can't live without UltraMon either.
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Sadly, unless the programmer codes in support for multiple monitors, you will run into this problem often. The best solution (though not perfect) I have found is to use UltraMon. It is not free, but since I can't live without dual-monitors (and don't understand how I survived before with just one), I can't live without UltraMon either.

Well thanks for the input. I was really looking for a way around spending money >.> but yeah thanks lol.
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I was really looking for a way around spending money

Aren't we all? I did too. I tried all the free stuff but they did not compare to UltraMon. I suggest you check them out for yourself.

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