Microsoft is fixing to rearranging Windows 10 apps on multiple monitors

In case you’re a Windows client and you utilize multiple monitors, you’ve likely encountered the migraine of applications randomly rearranging when you continue from sleep. There have been an assortment of approaches to work around this throughout the long term, however Microsoft is finally addressing it and fixing it in a future Windows 10 update.

“The technical terminology we use to describe this problem is known as Rapid Hot Plug Detect (Rapid HPD),” explains Michelle Xiong, a program manager on the graphics team at Microsoft. “This behavior impacts DisplayPort multi-monitor setups which results in unwanted desktop rearrangements.”

This issue is especially troublesome in case you’re utilizing a PC with an auxiliary screen or an extra screen goes into profound rest and Windows thinks it has been unplugged. Windows will at that point feel free to move the entirety of your applications onto another screen, and you need to drag them all back physically. It’s a monster migraine on the off chance that you experience the issue every day.

Microsoft has been working on preventing Rapid HPD from reworking Windows applications, and a fix is coming in the big Windows 10 update that is expected in the not so distant future. Windows Insiders can at present gain admittance to this with build 21287 or above, however it implies running a beta form of the OS on a gadget. Microsoft is relied upon to dispatch this last update in October, however assuming you can hardly wait, you can feel free to attempt it at the present time.

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