Move Off-Screen Window back On-Screen in Windows 10

    Move Off-Screen Window back On-Screen in Windows 10

    How to Move Off-Screen Window back On-Screen in Windows 10
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    20 Jun 2017
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    How to Move Off-Screen Window back On-Screen in Windows 10

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    Sometimes you may have accidentally moved a window off-screen, or left a window opened on another connected display and disconnected it without remembering to move the open window back to your primary display.

    This tutorial will show you how to move an off-screen window back on-screen to the desktop in Windows 10.



    Here's How:

    1. Press and hold the Shift key, right click on the taskbar icon of the opened off-screen window, and release the Shift key.

    2. Click/tap on Move. (see screenshot below)
    Note   Note
    If Move is grayed out, then it means that this window is either minimized or maximized. Click/tap on Restore, and repeat steps 1 and 2.
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    3. Your pointer will now turn into the Move Name:  Move_icon.png
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    A) Press your Up, Down, Left, and Right arrow keys to move the off-screen window to where you want, and press Enter to drop the window.

    OR

    B) Press any arrow key, use your mouse or touchpad to move the off-screen window to where you want, and click/tap on the left button (primary) on the mouse or touchpad to drop the window.



    That's it,
    Shawn
  1.    20 Jun 2017 #1
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    Good one Shawn.
    You can loose open windows, or the widow will open to where it was when closing it the last time.

    But it can get "lost" when using mixed resolution dual monitor(ie 1080 and a 4K), and changing the position of one up or down,
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    or if you turn one monitor from landscape to portrait
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    Tru dat.

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