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I want to move my toolbar

I have a laptop with an additional monitor hooked up. My laptop (primary computer) is running Windows XP. I want to move my toolbar to my secondary monitor. How do I do this?

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  • Lauren Chang
    Lauren Chang Nov 10, 2008

    What do I do then?

  • Lauren Chang
    Lauren Chang Nov 10, 2008

    Following those directions takes me to a screen where I can change my desktop picture. That is not what I want.

  • Lauren Chang
    Lauren Chang Nov 10, 2008

    Thanks pmgca! Your first suggestion did the trick!

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Follow this few steps:

be sure that the secondary monitor was plug in into your PC.

Press Fn F6 to enable your or switch on the secondary monitor.

1.Go to Display Properties. then>> Settings.
2.Drag Down the second display monitor similar to the picture below.
I want to move my toolbar - 3bf9bf8.jpg

3. Click the box on the Extend My windows Desktop onto this monitor.
4. click apply the OK.

If you still need more assitance on this, just let me know..

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Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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    micromaster Nov 10, 2008

    the TASKBAR was only lock...




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From the link below download MM taskbar and follow the instruction to set up MM taskbar

Taskbar

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FIRST:

Go to Display Properties + Settings and make sure that the other desktop (screen) is set to be an Extension of your desktop.

After that, simply drag the toolbar.

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If you want to move the Windows taskbar to a different monitor, make sure the taskbar is unlocked, then grab a free area on the taskbar with the mouse and drag it to the desired monitor. Additionally, you can also move individual toolbars (such as the Quick Launch or Address toolbar) to any monitor you like. To move a toolbar off the taskbar, grab it by its handle and drop it on a free area of the desktop. Toolbars can dock on any side of a monitor or float on the desktop.
You can also move the taskbar using the keyboard, very useful if it is on an inaccessible monitor :

  1. press either the Windows key or Ctrl-Esc to pop the Start Menu up
  2. press Esc to close it. The taskbar now has the focus
  3. press Alt-Spacebar to pop the context menu for the taskbar
  4. press M to trigger the 'move' function
  5. use the arrow keys to move the cursor to another edge of the monitor(s) or press one of the arrow keys and then move the mouse. The Taskbar is now 'attached' to the end of the cursor, so moving the cursor near one of the monitor edges will snap the Taskbar there
You can also select 'Size' (S) instead of 'Move' to easily resize the Taskbar.

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Two options

1 - Right click on the taskbar--> confirm that the taskbar is unlocked--> grab a free area on the taskbar --> using the mouse--> move the taskbar to a second monitor

2 - Press Alt- Spacebar--> Press M (move)--> use the arrow keys to move the taskbar--> or use the arrows + mouse so the taskbar will be attached at the mouse--> move to the second monitor

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  • pmgca Nov 10, 2008

    Glad to know it worked! :-)

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Right click on desktop>go to properties >amd then go to desktop . ,,,there are two display monitors in the properties window select a 1 you want

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    rush2robby Nov 10, 2008

    if u installed 2 monitors that means your laptop having 2 display drivers for that you need to install drivers for both display drivers and then again check my before given steps
    thks

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