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Windows 7: Desktop Icons Moving When Changing Displays

21 Feb 2017   #1
slade8200

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Desktop Icons Moving When Changing Displays

I have a laptop with an external monitor thru HDMI. I use the "extend desktop" option. When I plug / unplug in the HDMI, my desktop icons move all over the place. Is it somehow saving the locations of the icons in each state, and reverting when I switch? I'd love it if they didn't move at all.

Thanks.


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04 Mar 2017   #2
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

They also move if you switch to Safe Mode. I use Desktop Restore, a small utility. You save your arrangement and can restore it any time. If you change your arrangement, just save it again.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop...-Restore.shtml
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