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desktop icons keeps re-arranging

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    windows 7

    desktop icons keeps re-arranging


    every start up my desktop icons keeps re arranging it bugs me.
    how do i stop this madness

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Re arranging how?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 9
    windows 7


    the icons/shortcut app in desktop re arranges
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  4. #4


    I use a program called DesktopOK to take care of this. Once you have the desktop setup as you want it, use DesktopOK top remember it. DesktopOK will put things back when you reboot or if you righ click on it's icon and select Restore.

    Edit: Also, right clicking on the Desktop and selecting Refresh seems to help it remember where icons go.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 Update 1


    Right Click->View then turn off auto arrange icons and align icons to grid
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desktop icons keeps re-arranging
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