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Cannot Drag a Window from One Screen to Another

This article was previously published under Q177895
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SYMPTOMS
If you have multiple monitors connected to your computer, you may beunable to drag a window from one screen to another.
CAUSE
This behavior can occur if the window you are trying to drag is maximized,or your monitors are not positioned correctly.
RESOLUTION
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method:

Restore the Window Before You Drag It

Restore the window to its previous size before you drag it to a differentscreen. To do so, click the Restore button (the middle button in theupper-right corner of the window).

Verify Your Monitor's Position

For information about verifying your monitor's position, click Start,click Help, click the Index tab, type multiple display support, and then double-click the "arranging monitors" topic.
MORE INFORMATION
Windows 98 supports the use of multiple monitors to expand your desktoparea. To use multiple monitors, you need a supported Peripheral ComponentInterconnect (PCI) or Accelerated Graphic Port (AGP) video adapter foreach monitor that is connected to your computer, and DirectX 5-compliantvideo drivers.

NOTE: Currently, a Permedia video adapter cannot be used as your primaryvideo adapter (excludes the Permedia NT and Permedia-2).

For information about how to use multiple monitors in Windows 98, clickStart, click Help, click the Index tab, type multiple, and then double-click the "Multiple display support" topic.
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Article ID: 177895 - Last Review: 01/22/2007 18:07:45 - Revision: 2.1

Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition

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