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Whenever I download a file from a browser, or just save a document to the desktop, the icon always shows up on my secondary monitor. Not the primary. So I'm constantly having to minimize windows on my second monitor in order to click & drag the icon to the primary monitor.

In my Google searching of this problem, the only thing I was able to find on it was this one Microsoft Answers page. Anyone got any ideas?

EDIT: Here's 2 screenshots from my display settings. #1 is the primary. It's the one that has all my system tray icons & desktop shortcuts. However, saved files always show up on #2. enter image description here enter image description here

  • Please provide a screenshot of your display settings within the Settings UWP application. Be sure to provide a screenshot with each monitor selected. In the edit, you will provide be sure to mention which monitor the files are appearing on (it won't be obvious from the screenshot) – Ramhound Jul 5 '18 at 14:07
  • There's a difference between "pimary monitor" and "primary desktop" Make sure you've selected your desired primary desktop in your multiple monitor setup. You'll know which one is the primary desktop because it's the one that will have the system tray items shown in the taskbar - the others will not. – Bill Hileman Jul 5 '18 at 15:24
  • I assume you have hit Identify, and configured the configure, is what you expect it to be? I would suggest switching, the main monitor to display 2, then switching it back. – Ramhound Jul 5 '18 at 18:26
  • @Ramhound Yes, it is what i would expect it to be and I've already tried switching the main display to the other monitor, then back again. – Andrew Lamarra Jul 5 '18 at 20:37
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    @Ramhound Well, I seem to have figured out what was causing the problem. I'm using Stardock Fences (stardock.com/products/fences). After temporarily disabling that, saved docs go to the primary monitor. Guess I'll start bugging them about it. – Andrew Lamarra Jul 6 '18 at 0:02
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I seem to have figured out what was causing the problem. I'm using Stardock Fences (stardock.com/products/fences). After temporarily disabling that, saved docs go to the primary monitor.

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