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Slide Show: Running Windows 8 on multiple monitors

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When the Show taskbar buttons setting is Main taskbar and taskbar where window is open, the taskbar on the main monitor shows icons for all running applications but the other monitors only show icons for the applications displayed on those monitors. Here I have Word open on the left monitor, Excel open on the right monitor, and Internet Explorer open on the main monitor. In this case the taskbar on the main monitor shows icons for Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer, the taskbar on the left monitor only shows an icon for Word, and the taskbar on the right monitor only shows an icon for Excel

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