how to tell a program to start on the second screen?

so in Windows 7 I could place a shortcut on the desktop of my second screen and when I started it, it stayed in that screen.

but now with Windows 10 it seems like all the programs open in the main window ... ? is it possible to change that!?

thanks a lot
XeronimoAsked:
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jerseysamConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It should remember which monitor it was last closed in. You can try:
Open the application.
Re-size the window so that it is not maximized or minimized.
Move the window to the monitor you want it to open on by default.
Close the application.  Do not re-size prior to closing.
Open the application.
  Maximize the window.
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QlemoConnect With a Mentor Batchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
You can always try to save the window position by closing the window having CTRL pressed. Most apps store it in the registry.
Where your shortcut is located does not matter, neither on W7 nor W10. If it has been different for you, you certainly used 3rd-party software like Actual Multiple Monitors.
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XeronimoAuthor Commented:
Ok, seems that only 'non-standard' apps don't remember the screen they've last been in ... not a Windows issue then.
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