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Windows 7: Icons keep changing locations

11 Oct 2017   #1
dasmith1

Windows 7 Prof., 64 bit
 
 
Icons keep changing locations

Every time I turn off the computer, then turn it back on, my icons are in a different location. I reset them and click "refresh" but it continues to happen. This just started a few days ago. Thanks for the help.


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11 Oct 2017   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome dasmith mate please follow this first
Now before we can help we do need to know what is in your machine so please do this System Info - See Your System Specs
or either enter the specs of your system in your forum profile the specs will appear when we click on that little box bottom left of the post screen it is for me the preferable option as it is easy. As you may appreciate it is very hard when you don’t know what one is working with for example a diesel or petrol engine.
(pretyped to save time)


Having done that run these please


https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2
Often said that the sfc is best run for three consecutive runs – doesn’t take long but it is your choice.


if no change then try these

http://www.superantispyware.com/
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/
ADW download from bleeping computer delete any rubbish found with the malware scans
NB If anyone who has Kaspersky as their security they may find it will not like ADW running and to stop the nagging just temporarily disbale the Kaspersky while one runs ADW
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12 Oct 2017   #3
cornemuse

Windows 7 Home Premium bit
 
 

Iconoid 32 &/or 64, , , , ,


http://www.sillysot.com/download.htm
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