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Windows 8 Start Screen - Can the icons be locked?

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    Windows 8 Start Screen - Can the icons be locked?


    I am getting quite used to the start screen on Windows 8 (as opposed to a start menu (?) - this change in nomenclature is sure to confuse users...)
    I followed the tip on organizing into groups - quite helpful and useful.

    However, once I have my start screen organized the way I like, I find that within groups icons tend to 'shift' positions randomly - which is irritating.

    Just wondering if someone has a way to 'lock' them so once they are in position - one would think MS would have thought of that already - thanks!

    UPDATE:
    Hmmm - noticed something interesting - I am on a dual monitor set-up and when I open the start screen on a different monitor the organization of the start screen changes. Maybe that is why it is not an option (?) ...
    Last edited by rlaw77; 16 Oct 2012 at 18:05. Reason: To Update (1)

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    Hi rlaw77. Welcome to EightForums.

    Different brand monitors? Different resolutions? 8 is resolution specific.
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Windows 8 Start Screen - Can the icons be locked?
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