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I've set up my Windows 8 notebook to project only on a second screen that's connected with VGA. This works perfectly fine, but whenever I reboot (and yes: I do have the VGA cable connected before I boot it up), it defaults back to the notebook's screen.

Is there any way to fix this?

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You could try to reinitialize the monitors data from scratch by deleting in the registry all the keys under :


and then reboot.

Export this key first just in case, and even better - create a system restore point.

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After a few days of testing, this definetely worked! Thanks – Deniz Zoeteman Sep 9 '13 at 6:41

This could be an issue related to your graphics driver. I would suggest downloading the latest driver from the manufacturer's web-site, uninstall the current driver, and install the new driver making sure to select Clean Installation if the option is available.

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