1.    30 Jul 2016 #1
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    Win 10 swapped my right and left screens--how do I swap them back?


    Just finished upgrading from WIn 7 to Win 10 Pro x64, and it seems to have gone well.

    But the background image and icons formerly on my left monitor are now on my right one, and vice versa. How, short of physically rearranging the displays, do I get them back where they were?
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  2.    30 Jul 2016 #2
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  3.    30 Jul 2016 #3
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    Go into the Display properties and change the right one from #1 to #2.
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  4.    30 Jul 2016 #4
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    I did that, so now most of the icons are on the proper screen. But somehow both now have the same background (the yellow one) and I'd like to put the cat picture back on the left-hand screen,
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  5.    30 Jul 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Newmaven View Post
    I did that, so now most of the icons are on the proper screen. But somehow both now have the same background (the yellow one) and I'd like to put the cat picture back on the left-hand screen,
    With "Classic Personalization" 'Personalize (classic)' context menu - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    click Desktop Background:

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    in the proper category, right click an entry and set for desired monitors:

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  6.    30 Jul 2016 #6
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    I'll try that for future changes. But in the meantime, I found this on the Web, and it worked:
    How to set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in Windows 10 | PCWorld

    Thanks to all who helped.
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