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Hello,

Been really struggling with this issue and I have not found a solution.

I have my main monitor (Samsung Odyssey G9 5120x1440) on DisplayPort to my 3080 GPU, and then I got a few different size HDMI monitors to use as the HUD for SensorPanel. Some of the HDMI monitors are small 4.3" (800x480), and some are as large as 10.4" (1280x800), but largely they all cause the same issue.

Every time the computer turns off the monitors when I am away from the computer for 30 mins or so (screensaver essentially), and it wakes up, the HDMI monitor seems to come alive first, so the desktop jumps to that and it messes up all the Window sizes and icon positions etc. When my main monitor comes alive a few moments later, everything jumps back to it, but the windows have shrunk, icons have moved position etc. SensorPanel resumes on the small HDMI monitor no problem, but its whats left on the main monitor that is really driving me bonkers.

Is there a solution to this?

I have already seen things about the registry edit you do in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers\Configuration\
And deleting out all old monitor entries, and adjusting the SIMULATION entry etc with the main monitor parameters, but it has not solved the problem.

Given SensorPanel is AIDA64 I can only assume this is widely seen by users on here.

Can someone shed some light please on how this gets resolved? I am sick of my desktop and windows getting screwed up every time I resume working on the computer or start the PC up again.

Thanks

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I'll go through this tomorrow, yeah i have the same issue and maybe a few tips, but no solution.... but i still might have something to help... very late .. bed time...

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I was having something similar with my 3080. Anytime the screens went to sleep, or loading a full screen game, other monitors seemed to do their own thing.  I would also get funky stuff when importing different (correct sized) sensor panels.

 

Goto where your Aida64 .exe is.  Right Click > Properties > Compatibility Tab > 'Change High DPI settings' > Check 'Override High DPI Scaling' Scaling performed by: 'System' (from the drop down) > Ok/Apply > Restart. 

 

Also, try putting your sensor panels etc, on the LEFT side of your main monitor in the windows display settings. I've read where they are can mess with what panels get what on wake up. 

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On 5/6/2022 at 3:26 AM, Drumbic said:

I was having something similar with my 3080. Anytime the screens went to sleep, or loading a full screen game, other monitors seemed to do their own thing.  I would also get funky stuff when importing different (correct sized) sensor panels.

 

Goto where your Aida64 .exe is.  Right Click > Properties > Compatibility Tab > 'Change High DPI settings' > Check 'Override High DPI Scaling' Scaling performed by: 'System' (from the drop down) > Ok/Apply > Restart. 

 

Also, try putting your sensor panels etc, on the LEFT side of your main monitor in the windows display settings. I've read where they are can mess with what panels get what on wake up. 

Thanks - yeah already had things on the LEFT, and it makes no difference.

The HDMI sensorpanel display just seems to start up before the Display Port main monitor, screwing everything up.

Ill try the high DPI thing you mentioned, but unsure what exactly that would be doing to solve this...

On 5/4/2022 at 12:47 AM, Ivanebc said:

I'll go through this tomorrow, yeah i have the same issue and maybe a few tips, but no solution.... but i still might have something to help... very late .. bed time...

Did you find anything?

Thanks

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Sorry i didn't. I used displayfusion (Had a paid licence years back i forgot about) and it "helps" about 99% of the time by auto moving everything back to the main screen when i switch everything back onf. Its still not ideal as i lose the sensor panel when i still switch off as windows movies anything and everything to the small screen....

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