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Win 8.1 - Icons won't move

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    Win 8.1 - Icons won't move


    Just installed 8.1 Pro x64. Everything went fine until it finished, then... Among the problems, desktop icons won't move. Any ideas how to fix this?
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    This tread may be related to your problem

    Win 8.1 some desktop icons "stuck"
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    Thanks. I do use Fences. To drop an icon in, it's necessary to hit that spot where neither adjacent icon is highlighted, but that wouldn't work the first time around. Took a reboot to succeed.

    Do you think this an 8.1 or Fences problem?*

    Before I saw this solution, I tried running Yamicsoft's Repair View Settings module (Sys Repair II). That turned all the icons extra large! Good thing I was doing sys restores at each step.

    *Update: It is a Fences problem and the just released version 2.11 solves it.
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