Mouse Won't Move to Second Monitor [SOLVED]

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Key notes

  • If your mouse won’t go to your second monitor, change the display settings.
  • Reinstalling display drivers can sometimes help with this problem.
Mouse not going to second screen - double monitor setup

If you find that your mouse won’t go to the second screen of your dual-monitor setup, you are not the only one but the WR software experts have outlined the best solutions to fix it.

Why won’t my mouse move to my second monitor? The issue with your mouse not going to the second screen seems to appear when the monitors of your dual-display setup are not the same size and don’t have the same resolution capabilities.

What can I do if my mouse won’t go to the second monitor?

1. 1. Change your display settings

1. Press the Win + X keys on your keyboard -> select Settings.

2. Click on System -> then choose Display from the left-side menu.

3. Select Identify in order for Windows to identify your displays.

4. Drag and drop display 1 to the left side, and display 2 to the right side (or however your dual display setup is located in real life).

5. Under the Multiple displays section -> click on the drop-down list -> make sure Extend these displays option is selected.

Some users reported that the issue was gone after aligning the bottom edges of all displays in display settings, so try moving monitors horizontally in the settings to do that.

2. Reinstall your display drivers

  1. Press the Windows key + X and choose Device Manager.
  2. Locate your display driver, right-click it, and choose Uninstall device.
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  3. If available, check Attempt to remove the driver for this device and click Uninstall.
  4. Restart your PC and install the necessary drivers again.

We hope you found this guide helpful and easy to follow. Please feel free to let us know if the method presented here managed to help you solve the issue of your mouse not moving between screens.

Dual-monitor setups can have problems, and many reported that their laptop is not detecting second monitor. We also have a guide on how to move a game to a second monitor, so don’t miss it.

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