Windows 8 only puts the taskbar on the primary monitor. Is there a software that will put the taskbar on all monitors? I have three, so it needs to work on any amount, not just dual-monitors. I'd like it to include the clock as well. I want it to look like this:

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Instead of this:

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  • I think what you are asking for is to put the "notification area" (or "system tray") on all displays. What you called the "start bar" in a comment on diedie2's answer is, in fact, the task bar. Unfortunately, I dint know of any way to make the notification area show on all displays.
    – Notre1
    Jun 10, 2015 at 11:20

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This feature is built in Windows 8.

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For Windows 7 or below, or if you want extra functionality, you could try UltraMon or DisplayFusion

  • It's only on my primary monitor on windows 8, not all monitors.
    – Jon
    May 27, 2015 at 16:47
  • I have that checked but it doesn't work for some reason. This is what my monitors look like: i.imgur.com/L2kroOk.jpg - Unchecking that option (Show taskbar on all displays) makes the entire start bar go away.
    – Jon
    May 28, 2015 at 0:36
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    I don't have a Multi-monitor setup, so I was not sure what to expect in detail. I did have it in the past, and then I used UltraMon as I suggested. It's not free, but I don't know a free alternative. There is a free trail, so try before you buy ;-)
    – diedie2
    May 28, 2015 at 6:49
  • It works for me using that option. Could it be graphics card specific?
    – Terry
    May 30, 2015 at 13:35

I used to use DisplayFusion for this, but haven't tested on Windows 8.1, although should probably work. The taskbar(s) should all be with notification with this


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