1.    15 Aug 2015 #1
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    How to stop apps from moving from one monitor to another upon monitors


    I have two monitors. One uses dual DVI cable and one uses DisplayPort. When the monitors wake up after a sleep, the apps on the DVI monitor move to the DisplayPort monitor. This probably has to do with the difference when Windows senses which monitor is active first.


    Is there a way to stop the apps from moving? Is there a tool which restores the apps positions after a wake up?
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  2.    15 Aug 2015 #2
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    Try this link!

    I have found a work-around.
    Using Sysinternals ProcessMonitor I found that Windows was accessing the following Registry path;
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers\Configuration

    My system had three entries;
    DELF003YY7707BR0MUL_30_07D7_6A^9A3774EB79DEE3E3E38496CC7DF4D936
    QHD32000001_31_07D6_D5^63E1ABDD175E7871DCAEB710418A0F75
    SIMULATED_8086_2A42_00000000_00020000_1010100^CDE365D1B3F0942F0CF38BFB8E127AB4

    Under each is a tree called "00" two of the keys are
    PrimSurfSize.cx
    PrimSurfSize.cy

    Under "00" was another branch also called "00" two of the keys are;
    ActiveSize.cx
    ActiveSize.cy

    The first two of the configs (ie DELF00... & QHD3...) the above keys were 1440x900,
    so they were not involved.
    The third (SIMULATED...) were set to 1024x768.
    I changed these to 1600x900 and the problem was solved.
    Further I changed resolution (via control panel) to 1920x1080, the moving/resize issue returned,
    but the lower right corner was set to 1600x900, ie the SIMULATED... settings.
    So for some reason one of the configs does not get set correctly.
    I don't know why there are three configs, I have only ever used one monitor.
    Hope this helps someone out there...
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  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3
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    Thread Starter

    thanks but that didn't help.
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