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(Solved) - Desktop icons won't stay put

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  • Started 6 years ago by davasva
  • Latest reply from Hermitt
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davasva
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Is it possible to make desktop icons stay where I want them, or are we stuck with left side arrangements? I would like to be able to move individual icons wherever and snap them to grid.

I had this problem for several weeks since I'd discovered I had a malware that attacked my Windows 7 All malware have been cleaned out and all is working OK. except my desktop icons dilemma. I've tried everything possible within my system; but, have to uncheck the desktop 'view's align to grid, rearrange my icons the way I want them to be, only for the check mark to return on reboot every day.

Isthere a solution to this? Could I have a broken link that needs to be repaired? If so,how and where I can find a repair/.

Please help

Posted 6 years ago
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Hermitt
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davasva, you could try this....
http://www.stardock.com/products/fences/
BTW, welcome to HTG.

Jim

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davasva
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Thank you I will try-with fingers crossed

Posted 6 years ago
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AdrianK-IT
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Bit puzzled by your first post - surely you want 'Align to grid' to be checked, but 'Auto-arrange' to be unchecked?

Posted 6 years ago
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davasva
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Thank you, Jim for telling me about Fences-it works and I love it!

Posted 6 years ago
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Hermitt
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That's great, davasva. We always like happy endings here at HTG.

Jim

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