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Windows 8.1 "Align icons to grid" does not switch off

  1. #1


    Posts : 20
    Windows 8.1 64 bit

    Windows 8.1 "Align icons to grid" does not switch off


    Anyone found a solution, to desktop icons being immoveable ?

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  2. #2


    Manchester, UK
    Posts : 113
    OS X / Windows 8.1 Pro / Ubuntu 13.10


    I switched mine off straight away without a problem in the normal way.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 20
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    many people including myself have not been able to turn off desktop icons as "aligned to grid" !
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  4. #4


    Manchester, UK
    Posts : 113
    OS X / Windows 8.1 Pro / Ubuntu 13.10


    I see
    I just right-clicked the desktop and under the View arrow I clicked on align to grid to uncheck it and now I can move things about.
    I have no idea why that would not work for you. How annoying
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Windows 8.1 "Align icons to grid" does not switch off
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