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Opera Mail starts on secondary monitor

  • Hello,

    Since a couple of days, Opera Mail starts up on my secondary monitor. I can't find a setting that will make it start on the primary monitor again. Where is this setting saved?

    Thanks for your help.

  • Close down Opera and rename operaprefs.ini (so Opera creates a new one) in the preferences folder (see help -> about Opera Mail for the location). If that fixes it, then it's a setting in that file. If not, try deleting autosave.win in the sessions folder.

  • Thanks, burnout426. Renaming operaprefs.ini did the trick.

  • Awesome. It was probably something in the "Windows" section in that file. Under that section are settings for different windows. The values are comma-separated and save things like window position and size etc. If you have the old file, you could look to see if one of those lines are different. Might be a 1 instead of a 0 saying the window should appear on the second monitor. Not sure.

  • Thanks for the info. In the Windows section of the old operaprefs.ini file, most of the lines were ending with a '0', except these, ending with a '2':

    Document Window=0,0,942,888,2

    Contacts Panel Window=0,0,738,865,2

    Compose Window=0,0,1280,933,2

    Application Window=1295,-5,1097,964,2

    Mail Window=0,0,1076,933,2

    Thanks again.

  • Thanks for checking. Will be useful for others that have this problem.

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