It is very easy to connect multiple monitors to your computer, as all you need to do is connect a few cables. But when you want to define the main screen, things get a little more complicated.
Below we will look at the ways in which you can change your main screen in Windows 10 both through your operating system settings and through the GPU settings, if you have one.
Setting up to change your main screen in Windows 10 is complicated, but it is extremely easy to do. Here are four simple steps to complete the process:
- Right-click anywhere on your desktop
- Select Screen Settings
- Select the screen you want to be your main screen and click "Make this my main screen"
- That was it, now you should have selected your new main screen
How to change the main screen in Windows 10 via the NVIDIA Control Panel
If your computer has an NVIDIA graphics card, you can also change your main screen in Windows 10 using the card settings program. Also known as the NVIDIA Control Panel. If you have not already installed it on your computer, download it from here. Now, let's go to the steps:
- Open the NVIDIA Control Panel
- On the left hand side, look under "Screen" and click "Multi-screen setup"
- Right click on the screen number you want as your main screen and click "Make primer"
- Click Apply
- Confirm all this by clicking "Yes"
How to change the main screen in Windows 10 via AMD Radeon settings
Similar to the NVIDIA control panel, AMD also has a configuration program where you can change your main screen in Windows 10. Again, if you have not installed the AMD program, you can download it from her official page.
Let's start with the process:
- Open AMD Radeon Settings
- Click Eyefinity in the upper right-hand corner of the window
- Click "Quick Install" to insert your screens
- Once you are done, you will see that you have the option to arrange the screens
- Click this option and arrange the screens in the order you want
- Exit the program and your settings will be saved
That was it, you should have set up all your screens through the AMD Radeon settings, setting the main screen as the one you want.