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    Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Issue seen on multi-monitor DP connected setups when the system woke from sleep.
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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Windows randomly appearing on different monitors when you (de-)attach a monitor has also been a quite annoying problem for a while now.

    This is what happens when your QA slogan is "Ship now, fix later" or "Consumer = Tester".

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Not that i expect Microsoft to read the Hexus forums but more of this please, fixing annoyances should have as much, if not more, priority than adding new features.

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Very glad to see this... I've been complaining about this issue for many years, really not sure why this has taken so long to be addressed.

    Guess this will finally bring an end to the need to use DP to HDMI adapters (and then tape over Pin 19 on the HDMI cable) to solve this issue!

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    How about fixing the order of multiple instances of a program randomly changing in the taskbar? Does my head in when I know that the instance I want is in position X and then all of a sudden it's somehow moved to position y.

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    I've been using IconShepherd to keep my icons where I put them, but Windows getting it right without needing help will be welcome.

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    That's one heck of a bizarre problem! I was going to do a multi-monitor setup with my work laptop soon, so glad I know this is a thing. Otherwise I'd have been scratching my head at this as well... and no doubt moaning about this somewhere! Probably to my work colleagues who are not as tech-savvy as me or y'all!
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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Quote Originally Posted by Nifl View Post
    This is what happens when your QA slogan is "Ship now, fix later" or "Consumer = Tester".
    Isn't that just business in general?

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    God this was so annoying when it happened and you had to rearrange your whole workspace!

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    Re: Microsoft fixes unwanted desktop rearrangements

    Since this update, a lot of my users have been complaining that sometimes waking from sleep, multiple screens attached to a USB-C dock using display link may not always enable all screens and/or applications open on a "phantom" screen if they move from a dock with the screen setups orientated left then to another similar dock with screen setups orientated right and vice versa. We have been testing the removal of this KB to see if it is the issue.

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