You need to set the Monitor 1 as primary display if you want to get all the icons on monitor 1.
So open Windows Settings and go to System > Display.
Select the monitor that where you want to get the icons and scroll down until you get Multiple displays option.
Why did my desktop icons move to the right?
If Windows keeps moving the desktop icons and does not let you rearrange them at will, then most probably the Auto-arrange icons option is turned on. To see or change this option, right-click on an empty space of your desktop, and move the mouse pointer to highlight the View item on the shortcut menu.
How do I get my icons to stay on my second monitor?
Right-click on an empty space on the Desktop, click on View. Check the option for Align the icons to grid. Go to Taskbar settings (right click on Taskbar) and scroll down to Multiple displays, apparently you can possible make the desktop icons switch from monitor to monitor by changing “Show taskbar on all displays”.
How do I move my desktop from one monitor to another?
Right-click menu method
- Click the Task View button in your taskbar.
- Right-click on the window you’d like to move to another desktop.
- Hover your cursor over Move to.
- Click the desktop to which you’d like to move the window.
How do I move icons from one screen to another?
To move an icon to a different screen, press and hold, then drag the icon to the left or right edge to move to the next screen.
How do I keep my desktop icons from moving after I restart?
To see or change this option, right-click on an empty space of your desktop, and move the mouse pointer to highlight the View item on the shortcut menu. This should open another menu with several desktop customization options: If the Auto-arrange icons option is checked, uncheck it and see if that makes a difference.
How do I keep my desktop icons from moving?
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