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Windows 7: how to save the arrangement of my DESKTOP ICONS ?

12 Nov 2012   #1
genhartsg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 
how to save the arrangement of my DESKTOP ICONS ?



My desktop icons arrangement are always messing up after i restart , shutdown , i opened exe's like DOTA , nba2k12 etc etc. i dont know what to do . ive done checking the setting but there's no problem with it . i didnt change anything .. PLEASE HELP .

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12 Nov 2012   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

After you postiion the icons, rightclick a blank area of the desktop and click Refresh.
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12 Nov 2012   #3
genhartsg

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

its not working .. still the same
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12 Nov 2012   #4
indianacarnie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Try this. Right click on your desktop. Choose Personalize. On the left side find "change desktop icons". Theres a box that says " Allow themes to change desktop icons", uncheck that. Reboot and see if that worked.
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12 Nov 2012   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10074
 
 

Hello Gen,

You might also see if the free program DeskSave or DesktopOK may work for you for saving desktop icons and positions.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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