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In my case I have two monitors, I'm running on a Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit OS, I have a problem every time I reset my PC my monitor setup goes crazy, one of my monitors resolution and identity number changes while my first an original monitor resolution stays the same but the identity number.

Is there a way to let the resolution an identity setup stay?
I also found a solution to keep my icons from going crazy by using Fences, without it I don't know how I'd manage.
Edited by blackbuilder - 8/3/11 at 9:12pm
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By reset your PC do you mean restart?
If so, I don't think I've ever heard of people having that problem before. I had two monitors for a long time (now I'm at 3) on windows 7 64 bit, and they always retained their resolution. I'd recommend unplugging the secondary monitor, restarting with just the primary, and seeing if that has any problems. If it does, then this has nothing to do with multiple monitors. If it works fine, power off, plug the other monitor back in, power back on and see what happens
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Yes restart, and it still didn't work, not sure why, might be because of a service but I found a solution, I'm using UltraMon quite an impressive piece of software shame its shareware, though I'm definitely thinking of purchasing it.
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