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Windows 7: How to set desktop icons as LIST (Win 8)

04 Jan 2014   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
How to set desktop icons as LIST (Win 8)


I am trying to display my desktop icons as a list.

Windows 8 does not offer this setting, but there is an app:

However, everytime I reboot, my carefully sorted list icons are re-organized into one column on the left. Any way to prevent this?


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04 Jan 2014   #2

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

While there are many here who use Win8, maybe a more appropriate place would be our sister site ;

Windows 8 Forums
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05 Jan 2014   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Sorry, you are right. Please delete this thread.
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08 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)

But it also runs in Windows 7 as well so quite handy really.
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25 Aug 2014   #5

Windows 8

How to set desktop icons for window 8
Please suggest.
appreciate your quick reply.
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 How to set desktop icons as LIST (Win 8)

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