[Tutorial] How to Run Windows 8 Desktop On A Second Monitor

With Windows 8 Microsoft brought a huge change in UI called Metro. If you are one of those users who don’t like this Metro style and want to use classic desktop environment then in this tutorial I will show you how to use a dual screen view and run Metro and Desktop view simultaneously on the your laptop or desktop computer.

To get started follow steps below:

Step 1: Connect your second monitor to your laptop or desktop computer.

Step 2: From your Windows 8 press Win+C to bring up charm menu.

Step 3: Under Charm menu select Devices.

Step 4: Now click on Second screen.

Step 5: Click on Extend and you should see a Desktop view of Windows 8 on your second monitor while your laptop shows a Metro view and a Desktop view.

Use comment section below to let us know which view your prefer the most, is it Metro or Desktop view?

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