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Windows 7: Desktop Icons Moving

12 Feb 2010   #21
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Norb View Post
I unchecked anlign to grid which solved the problem for, auto arrange is also unchecked
Does not always work.

I have Auto arrange and Align to grid disabled, yet Align to grid is always re-selected after each restart.

Which results in the damn icons always moving...


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13 Feb 2010   #22
kensiko

Win7 64 bits FR
 
 

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13 Feb 2010   #23
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kensiko View Post
Not sure mate. It's worth a try for others though.

I use Ultramon 3.0.9 which ostensibly has a save/restore icon function, but it's not particularly effective in restoring what I consider the 'saved' position.
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14 Feb 2010   #24
kensiko

Win7 64 bits FR
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kensiko View Post
Not sure mate. It's worth a try for others though.

I use Ultramon 3.0.9 which ostensibly has a save/restore icon function, but it's not particularly effective in restoring what I consider the 'saved' position.

I've seen many icon position saving software (like Ultramon), Desktop restore is simply the best.
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04 Dec 2010   #25
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

My desktop medium icons doesn't go down towards above the taskbar. How can I make it go down towards above the taskbar?
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04 Dec 2010   #26
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Can you drag them down?
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04 Dec 2010   #27
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Can you drag them down?
Not all the way down toward the taskbar with medium size.
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09 Apr 2011   #28
s76brx

windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

make sure auto arrange is not checked. Align to grid can be either way it doesn't matter. Move the icons where you want them and then CLICK REFRESH!! I'm not yelling. I just want the answer to stand out.
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13 Sep 2011   #29
hipster666

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

I have exactly the same problem. Only started happening recently and now it happens every time I reboot my machine. Just a point of interest, if you have your desktop in slideshow mode you ARE using a Theme as you have to have a Theme active to allow the slideshow to work. I'm guessing, like me, you just have a blank Theme selected that you've then tailored to your own flavour so you don't end up with some bland MS Theme?

An odd symptom of this I've come across today is that I send a lot of photos to friends using my home PC and tend to drop them on my desktop from my camera, before sending and either filing or deleting, however with the batch I had this morning it kept saying files with the same filename were on my desktop (camera starts at the last stored filename +1) which wasn't the case, I had nothing on my desktop with the filename on it, so wondering if there are hidden files or corruption happening on the desktop that has sparked this all off?
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06 Oct 2011   #30
thor388

Windows 7
 
 

I have found out why my icons were moving and web pages opening when no one was using the PC
click this link you wont believe your eyes.
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uFAfn8SIm6c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

or Even a Fly can use a PC with a Touch Screen monitor. - YouTube
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