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I have a dual monitor set-up, and have had this for as long as I can remember.

Right now, I have 1 screen on HDMI and another on DVI.

The problem is that whenever I turn off my HDMI screen, windows does the "hardware ejected" sound and then it actually switches back to a single screen setup

This messes up the placement of all my permanently open applications and causes some full-screen applications to crash. I haven't had this issue in quite some time (I have had it once before) and I have no clue how to fix it anymore.

I've noticed that this started happening right after the last big windows update.

Basically, I want windows to completely ignore my turning one of my screens on or off.

Does anybody have a clue?

Thank you.

Important specs: OS: Windows 10 pro Graphics card: AMD R9 290

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The fix (for me) was to switch around my HDMI and DVI. As in, take the cables from each screen and hook it up to the other.

Why? I have no idea. But it works. Hope this helps someone

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