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How to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor

People use dual monitors for different purposes. But you may not be able to disable taskbar on a second monitor especially when you wish to empty space on your desktop. Follow the instructions listed below to complete this procedure successfully.

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Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Windows 10

•    Click on the Windows key provided on the system keyboard.

•    Otherwise, press on the Windows symbol to open the Start menu.

•    Press on the Settings symbol provided in the menu with the left-hand side of the display.

•    After opening the Windows Settings option, press on the Personalization option.

•    Choose the Taskbar option by going to the menu list given on the left-hand corner of the screen.

•    Go down to the Taskbar menu.

•    After going to the Multiple Displays column, press on the switch given under the “Show taskbar on all displays” option.

•    The Multiple Displays column of the Taskbar menu list permits you to change the preferences regarding the taskbar options.

•    If you have enabled the Duplicate mode in the second monitor, then start using the Autohide option.

•    To complete this procedure, go through the steps mentioned below:

1.    Open the Start menu by going to the desktop.

2.    Press on the little cog symbol given next to the left-hand side of the display.

3.    Choose the Personalization option located in the Windows Settings option.

4.    Press on the Taskbar column by going to the menu list located on the left-hand corner of the screen.

5.    Press on the switch given below the “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” option.

Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Windows 8

•    You have to start clicking on the right-click on the Taskbar option.

•    By going to the context menu, click on the Properties button.

•    After opening the Taskbar Properties menu, go to the Taskbar option.

•    Unselect the section given near to the “Show taskbar on all displays” option.

•    You will get this option in the Multiple Displays column.

•    After that, press on the OK option.

Steps to Disable Taskbar on a Second Monitor in Mac OS X

•    Go to the Apple menu.

•    Choose the System Preferences option.

•    After that, choose the Mission Control panel option.

•    Search for the “Displays have separate spaces” option and unselect it.

•    Sign out from the account and sign in again to show the changes you have done.

•    Additionally, start rebooting the Mac.

Steps to Select the primary Display on Your Mac OS X

•    Open the Apple menu.

•    Press on the Display symbol.

•    Click on the Arrangement column.

•    Press on the white box and keep pressing on it.

•    Pull the white box to the monitor which you want to change as the primary display.

•    Close the window for saving the changes you have made in settings.

Source :- http://i-mcafee.com/how-to-disable-taskbar-on-a-second-monitor/
Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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