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Windows 7: Moving desktop icons


11 Mar 2011   #1

Windos 7 Home Premium
 
 
Moving desktop icons

I have Windows 7 and I like to see my icons arranged sensibly over the screen and not all lumped together on one side.

The problem is that every time Windows 7 restarts they are all back in one jumbled mess on the left hand side.

Please note - I have right-clicked the desktop and I can assure you that "arrange automatically" is NOT ticked.

Any suggestions?

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11 Mar 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Try unchecking Align icons to grid
Jerry


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11 Mar 2011   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

To each his own, but I really dislike desktop icons, and never place any there except temporarily. You might take a look at ObjectDock, and see what you think about using it for launchings programs. It's best feature is that it hides off screen, until you need it:

Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software
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