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Rescue Application-Windows Lost in in Monitor Nowhere-Land

If like me you have two monitors connected to your MS-Windows laptop at work, I am sure you have experienced the nuisance of “loosing” your application windows. Basically, the window manager appears to be smart enough to remember a window position, i.e., which monitor it was on last, but too dumb to realize that that monitor might not be connected sometimes, e.g., when using the laptop in a conference room. If you open up an application that was previously on the second monitor, it will open but not be visible. Continue reading