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Windows 7: Small desktop shortcut problem (HELP)

01 Jan 2010   #1
Harrison

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Small desktop shortcut problem (HELP)

Hey for some reason theres a recycle bin shortcut on my desktop that I can't move or delete. It's stuck in the top left hand corner and I'd like to have it elsewhere. Any help? Thanks


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01 Jan 2010   #2
richc46

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Where do you want it, elsewhere on the desktop? If so read this from help and support. The help section by the start menu.


Windows stacks icons in columns on the left side of the desktop. But you're not stuck with that arrangement. You can move an icon by dragging it to a new place on the desktop.
You can also have Windows automatically arrange your icons. Right-click an empty area of the desktop, click View, and then click Auto arrange icons. Windows stacks your icons in the upper-left corner and locks them in place. To unlock the icons so that you can move them again, click Auto arrange icons again, clearing the check mark next to it.
Note
  • By default, Windows spaces icons evenly on an invisible grid. To place icons closer together or with more precision, turn off the grid. Right-click an empty area of the desktop, point to View, and then click Align icons to grid to clear the check mark. Repeat these steps to turn the grid back on.
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01 Jan 2010   #3
Harrison

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thanks for the help I figured it out now.
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01 Jan 2010   #4
richc46

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See above, I answered while waiting for you.
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02 Jan 2010   #5
richc46

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A free hint lightly left click on any icon. Then press cntrl and with the mouse button, you can change the size, cool.
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02 Jan 2010   #6
richc46

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Did you know about changing the size.

Thanks for the rep

Happy New Year from all at 7 Forums.
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