I am Using LCD with my Laptop, When LCD gets off, all windows on the LCD shift to laptop screen automatically. So I have to rearrange.

I am using HDMI cable, as I don't have VGA port in my Machine.By using VGA cable,not facing this issue.

  • This behavior is "by-design" and it should stay that way. If the windows don't get moved to the remaining display after you have powered-off or disconnected one, then you will have no way of accessing them and this will become a major usability problem – Art Gertner Aug 10 at 10:41
  • Then Why not it happens in case of VGA cable? – Xib T Aug 10 at 11:50

It's simply because Windows sees that the monitor has now been disconnected and you have one less monitor available. Therefore it'll try to move windows on that screen to the visible ones

It's not related to the connection type but whether the monitor chooses to let the connection active while it was being turned off or not. I've seen the behavior on both display port and HDMI.

For example many TVs leave their HDMI ports on while they're in standby mode or showing another source, therefore the OS thinks that the monitor is still on even though the screen is invisible. As a result it leaves the multi-monitor configuration as-is. The same happened with some of my display port monitors. But some others turn the signal off right after I press the power button, which results in what you observe

  • I asked for the solution,not for the explanation that how it works. – Xib T Aug 20 at 6:34
  • @MuhammadSibtain the only question in your "question" is Then Why not it happens in case of VGA cable?. There's no solution to your problem because it's not a real problem after all. If you want buy a new monitor that keeps its connection alive when it's turned off – phuclv Aug 20 at 6:35

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