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Windows 7: Jumbled Icons in Windows 7

27 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Jumbled Icons in Windows 7

I have had an odd problem with icons getting mixed up in 7. I have made a set of directories for pictures of various old cars, and have added the car manufacturer's logos to each using Properties > Customize > Choose File. All very nice. But now I have those and other icons popping up all over the place. The Quicktime player icon has been replaced by the on from IconFX, for example. The JDownloader icon has disappeared entirely. I also have an icon on my MP3 folder that refuses to go away even after I click Restore Default. All very odd...

Any ideas?


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27 Jan 2011   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

First when you right click on the desktop, under view, do you have auto align checked, if so uncheck. You should have nothing checked or align to grid
If that does not work follow this thread that I recently participated in
What Would Cause Desktop Icons To Bunch Together? - Vista Forums
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