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How to setup different backgrounds with each monitor within a multiple monitor configuration in Windows 8?

How to setup different backgrounds with each monitor within a multiple monitor configuration in Windows 8?

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  1. Connect the external monitor to your computer via VGA or HDMI cable.
    Note: Some computers may not have a HDMI port. Please refer to the user guide.
  2. Display the Charms menu by placing the cursor on the top right hand corner or bottom right hand corner.

  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select Personalization. 

  5. Select Desktop Background.
     
  6. Right click on a picture and select from the following:
    • Set for all monitors
    • Set for monitor 1
    • Set for monitor 2