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Windows 7: Sort by Type not remembered of desktop Icons

17 Nov 2010   #1
Magoo

Window 7 x64
 
 
Sort by Type not remembered of desktop Icons

If I right click on the desktop and select Sort by "type" or any other choice, it will be selected, after a reboot for some reason windows doesn't remember the selection and I have to set it again. It shows that nothing is selected at all after reboot.

Any idea how to fix this?

Thanks,
Magoo


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17 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I am not suggesting that you use this. I do not know much about it. That being said it was suggested by a Forum Member to others
desktop icons position saving software - Vista Forums
Works with Seven

This may be better, made for 7
Lock Desktop Icon Positions?
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17 Nov 2010   #3
Holy Moses

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit///Vista Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

There is another freeware that is good at sorting and saving your icons where you want.
I use it myself without any problems.

Fences™ Download - By Stardock - Clean up your desktop clutter

It has some cool features like "auto-hide" desktop for a minimalist effect, as well you can right click certain icons and exempt them from the "auto-hide" feature.

It is also in this sites recommended freeware thread. Hope it suits you.
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17 Nov 2010   #4
Magoo

Window 7 x64
 
 

Thanks guys, I'll give it go
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17 Nov 2010   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You have 3 selections. Make system restore point before trying. If you do not like it you can go back with system restore and try another.
System Restore
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17 Nov 2010   #6
Magoo

Window 7 x64
 
 

So is it just a bug in Win7 that it isnt remembered after I reboot for desktop icon sorting?
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