1.    02 Apr 2016 #1
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    Windows 10 Dual Monitor wallpapers

    When I try set a different wallpaper on each monitor I only have the option to set on monitor 2

    Doesn't matter how I get there, (win 10 settings or control desk.cpl,,@background) the only option is monitor 2
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    Windows 10 PRO Build 10586.164
    Nvidia GeForce GT610


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  2.    04 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Windows 10 64-bit

    Hi eyesofedgar and welcome to Ten Forums!

    Could you tell us how you have your monitor configuration setup? (e.g connected via VGA, HDMI)
    Also make sure you check NVIDA's website to make sure you have an up-to-date graphics driver for Windows 10 Pro.

    Have you tried both options? (i.e clicked on first and second 'monitor 2' option)

    Have good look in your NVIDA control panel/graphics settings to see if you can configure multiple monitors somewhere in there.

    The problem sounds to me either like a driver problem or something is wrong with the way the multiple monitors have been configured.
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  3.    11 Apr 2016 #3
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    sorry for the delayed reply!!

    Acer S230HL on HDMI
    Dell E173FP on VGA

    Nvidia drivers updated to

    Tried clicking all options and results are the same, identical images on both monitors

    Anyone know of any hidden registry setting / tweaks that may be of use?


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  4.    12 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 162
    Windows 10 64-bit

    Yep that's pretty weird. Could be a bug in Windows 10 possibly.
    Have you tried to setup multiple monitors in you NVIDA control panel?

    Seems that it could be something in your registry...

    Anyone know the path for this particular option?

    Unfortunate I don't know the path so I can't help you in the registry but I would further suggest to see if uninstalling and reinstalling the monitor drivers fix's this? Also maybe try to download a freeware program, compatible with Windows 10 that assists in arranging multiple monitors?
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  5.    12 Apr 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 FCU - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

    I gave up a long time ago trying to get windows to deal with multi monitor Wallpaper and went with the free Johns Adventures

    Will save an awful lot of problems
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