How do I get a program to open on my second monitor?

If you’re like me, you have a laptop as your primary computer and a desktop with a larger monitor as your secondary. I often find myself wanting to open a program on my second monitor but not sure how. Here’s a quick guide on how to do just that.

  1. First, find the program you want to open on your second monitor. For this example, we’ll use Microsoft Word.
  2. Next, right-click on the program’s icon and select “Properties”.
  3. In the “Properties” window, go to the “Shortcut” tab.
  4. In the “Target” field, add the following text to the end of the existing text: /secondary
  5. Click “OK” to save the changes and close the “Properties” window.
  6. Now, when you double-click on the program’s icon, it should open on your second monitor!

That’s all there is to it. This method should work for most programs, though some may require a different command line argument. If you have any trouble, feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll try to help out.

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