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Windows 7: Freeze Desktop

03 May 2010   #1
blockie

 
Freeze Desktop

Is there a way to freeze the icons on the desktop so that they are not moved all to the left side of the screen upon a reboot after a power button shutdown?


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03 May 2010   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Right click on desktop>View>Uncheck Auto Arrange Icons.
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04 May 2010   #3
blockie

 

That doesn't prevent them from rearranging on a bad shutdown. I mean a shutdown where I have to hold the power off button for 5 seconds. I shut down this way sometimes because the Windows Explore becomes "not responding" and there is no other way to reboot.
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04 May 2010   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

When windows explorer stops responding, just open task manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc. Then go to Processes tab and kill explorer.exe. Then click on File>new Task(Run) and type explorer and press Enter. You will get your explorer.exe back.
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