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Borderlands 3 Opens on the Wrong Monitor

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Some player's Borderlands 3 opens on the wrong monitor. Borderlands 3 doesn't detect their main display. If have second monitor or more monitor and you are experiencing that issue, these solutions are for you.

How to Fix Monitor Issue in Borderlands 3?


  • First of all, download your monitor driver from the manufacturer's official website.
  • Right-click the Windows icon on the bottom left.
  • Go to the Device Manager
  • Double-click on the Monitors.
  • Right-click on the Generic PnP Monitor
  • Click the Update driver
  • Click the "Browse my computer for driver software"
  • Click the "Browse..." and select your display driver folder which your downloaded.
  • Then click the Next
  • It will update your driver
  • Now you can try the game.


  • When BL3 opens on the second monitor, go to OPTIONS > VISUALS > BASIC
  • Set the Display Mode to Windowed Borderless
  • Apply the change
  • Now, press Shift + Windows key + Left arrow key, Borderlands 3 will jump to the main monitor.

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  • This is a band-aid. Every time I go to a new zone or restart the game, it goes back on the wrong monitor. Where is the real fix??