OPEN Applications of the monitor i start them from (Using the taskbar)

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro

    OPEN Applications of the monitor i start them from (Using the taskbar)

    Hi everyone,

    I'm going crazy to find a solution for this.

    Example: I use the start menu of the secondary monitor to open an application, that application open on the primary monitor.

    Is there a way to get that application to open on the monitor I started it from. (Using the Start Button of that monitor) ?

    I don't actually get the point of having an extra start menu taskbar on that second monitor if it actually open the application on the primary one instead of the current one. It defeat the purpose of having a Start button on those secondary monitor. (I means if you gonna open an application on the primary one, I might as well just use the Start button of the primary one!!)

    Also i'm having a second issue related to the first one i guess:

    Example: I open Chrome\File Explorer or whatever on my secondary monitor and close it. When I try to open a new one on any monitor it would open it at the LAST KNOW LOCATION of where I closed it.

    This is very annoying when you use "Virtual Desktop" "Multiple Monitor" If I open an application I expect it to open where I launch it from(Monitor,Virtual Desktop etc).


    How can you have ALL applications start from where you actually start them from?
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  2. Night Hawk's Avatar
    Posts : 3,365
    W10 Pro x64/W7 Ultimate x64 dual boot main - W10 Pro Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64 - remote pc

    For one if you have the Start menu displayed on both monitors you are seeing the mirror effect in control where everything on one display appears on the other! The right click Start/Task bar properties is where to go if you don't have any 3rd party program like UltraMON or DisplyFusion to work with. Even with the Smart taskbar option in either of those two 3rd party apps the 10 extended task bar setting will push those aside where you have to have that disabled in either program.

    OPEN Applications of the monitor i start them from (Using the taskbar)-task-bar-properties-screen-auto-hide-option.jpg

    Besides the typical how to autohide the Task bar option pointed to in the image there you will note how the other Show taskbar on all displays box is checked off but the "Show taskbar buttons on" setting is set for Taskbar where window is open.
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