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Locking tiles?

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    Locking tiles?

    I wonder if there is a way to prevent tiles from dragging on the start screen? Hard to believe MS left this out! I often drag or swipe across the start screen and move a tile wo/ intending to. This happens often on the touch screen of my Samsung slate. Not sure if it happens as easily with a mouse. Perhaps that's why I've never seen it mentioned on these forums.

    Anyway, there is an option to lock the taskbar, so why not the tiles?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    There is no option to lock Desktop icons, so why would that be needed?

    This doesn't happen with a mouse as you just scroll with the keyboard, scroll wheel or just move the mouse pointer. Maybe try swiping around to avoid the tiles?
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    Looks like tile locking has been addressed in leaked previews of Windows Blue!
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