Bring Misplaced Off-Screen Windows Back to Your Desktop

Bring Misplaced Off-Screen Windows Back to Your Desktop

How to Bring Misplaced Off-Screen Windows Back to Your Desktop

Tech Advice:1

 Think to yourself about this one.  Have you ever used a laptop and hooked it up to your regular computer or for that matter any other monitor like a Television?  For that matter, here’s a more extensive question.
 Did you ever forget to disconnect and bring it back to your desktop as the primary computer?
 If so, you probably have encountered such a problem.

 If you’ve had an application running and it shows in the taskbar but not on your computer, it has something to do with it thinking it’s on the secondary monitor.
 For those that have laptops can relate to the issue and have probably wondered how to stop such a problem.  Luckily there is a way to correct it and it should restore items back to normal.  If you already know how to do so, then you don’t need to read any further.

↣ If you’re not sure what to do, then this is for you.

 Like previously stated, there’s a way to get around it and it can be corrected.  Be sure to have pressed alt+tab on the window or click one time to bring it to focus. The next item you need to do is actually right-click on the taskbar and have it move.

 If you do it right, you should see a cursor with 4 directions.  If not, then you have to try again.
 While you can see it visually, it won’t be able to move at all yet.
 Instead of using the mouse, you use the keyboard and move it in all 4 directions, going up, down, left, or right.
 Next, you finally move your mouse, and its window should magically return back to normal.  Be sure to have followed these steps closely.  If not, just redo it and try again and you will get it right.

 For those who would rather use a keyboard than the mouse method, this is the alternate.
 You must push alt+Space, then M, after that an arrow key, finally then move your mouse.  It should work but there is no guarantee of that.
 It should be noted that it should in theory work on any Windows.  Whether or not it does is another story.

 That should now explain how to get that taken care of.  For laptop users, this should do the trick and for those who don’t have a laptop, it should serve as an interesting piece.  Pretty common issue but the reason probably a lot may not know about it has to do with not using it before or having a desktop only.

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