Windows 10: Main monitor desktop freeze

Discus and support Main monitor desktop freeze in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello! Lately I've encountered this strange bug and I'm not sure where it's from. Sometimes, just after booting, the main screen desktop will fail... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by KingBossMan1123, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. Main monitor desktop freeze


    Hello!

    Lately I've encountered this strange bug and I'm not sure where it's from. Sometimes, just after booting, the main screen desktop will fail to become interactable. None of the icons are clickable, it is impossible to open a right-click menu and the taskbar is irresponsive. However my second screen works just fine, and any windows opened on the second monitor and then moved will work just fine on main.

    The only differences I can think of between the two is that one is HDMI (Main) and the other is HDVI (Second).

    As far as I've been able to find the only solution is to restart the computer. I've not been able to find any other threads on this anywhere, and am posting to find the source.

    :)
     
    KingBossMan1123, Apr 4, 2017
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  2. Dual Monitor setup, main display is unresponsive/frozen.

    So I have just encountered a problem with my main monitor freezing. On the frozen monitor, I can move my mouse cursor and can see it moving onscreen, but I cannot interact with anything on that screen, no clicks work regardless of if I am interacting with
    the desktop or a window above that desktop. If I use the keyboard controls, however, I can move the windows around. If I do the click drag, I also can drag across to the frozen desktop, but only if I start the click drag on the working desktop.



    I have restarted the computer, restarted explorer.exe, changed which monitor is the main display and it's always the main display that is frozen. If I make my secondary monitor the main display, that is the monitor that frozen.



    Any help? Thanks.
     
    Meeesh11011, Apr 4, 2017
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  3. How to MOVE the Windows 10 Taskbar to second screen (not copy it)?

    That's not true at all on my 4-monitor setup. Monitor 2 is my primary(main) monitor, but the main taskbar (with clock, etc.) is on monitor-3.
     
    epsilonquest, Apr 4, 2017
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  4. Main monitor desktop freeze

    Hi KingBossMan1123

    Could I suggest you create a new user and test if the behavior persists?

    I would also check your Windows update history and see if drivers have been installed. Not sure how far to go back as you said lately.

    Ken
     
    Caledon Ken, Apr 9, 2017
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