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You can take ownership of the keys with the help of following guide: [Guide] How to Take Ownership (Permission) of a Registry Key in Windows? 5. when you go to save it change the "Save as type" from "Text Documents (*.txt)" to "All Files" and name it anything with a .reg extension. It works well in Windows 10 Amir Hossein Choupani thxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx vary much RKO The same problem occurred to my pc some days ago after trying to control it remotely via the after reading that AV programs can cause desktop icons to move around. have a peek here

Nothing works. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:52 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote That's easy: Microsoft doesn't make a habit of considering anything users want. ;-) -Noel Detailed Try it and see how it works. So we're waiting for Eset to publish an improved version. :-(( Michael Thank you! http://www.winability.com/how-to-i-stop-windows-from-rearranging-my-desktop-icons/

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This little freebie is too great to keep secret. I have never had the problem but the last two Microsoft Tuseday updates have mucked Pete's (other half's) icons up a treat. I like to arrange my icons in groups distributed in my desktop like in pic 1. Arrange icons 1 Un-check Auto arrange icons. 2 Check Align icons to grid. 3 Arrange icons to required position. 4 Right click desktop, Left click Refresh.

Microsoft are still rubbish at coding even in Windows 8.1 Pro which has the exact same problem. Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) Back to top #5 surferdude2 surferdude2 TEG Forum Member Members 488 posts Gender:Male Location:Mousetown, IL USA Interests:Commercial Refrigeration, Electronics, Computers... If only some icons are moving after you save changes to the documents they represent, it could be because the program that saves the changes actually recreates a new document from Keep Desktop Icons In Place Windows 7 All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple

Its still happening in windows 8.1 Pro x64 even now in 2014. I had my computer hooked up to it for audio and video from my PC. In other words, If the answer is "Can't be done" why not simply say so? learn this here now They are high on the toy factor, but do not finish that last 5% to make their tools really useful.

there are just too many complaints about this for them not to know. Desktop Ok Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. aline to grid done , Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top pcs3658 Posts: 23 This post has been reported. I really want the icons organized so I can find the things I need in a hurry!

Windows 10 Keeps Moving My Desktop Icons

Ruined win imedietely. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1683108?start=0&tstart=0 Thank you. Lock Desktop Icons Windows 10 Maria says: May 2, 2016 at 8:02 pm Vadlim - “lock” the “Task Bar” in “Personalization” = If you lock it, you cannot move the taskbar** to the bottom, side, or Why Do My Desktop Icons Keep Moving Windows 7 Any updates Arthur?

It will then Move all the icons as the resolution had changed, and 'possibly' some icons might no longer be visible. http://ixpix.net/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-reloading-every-boot.html My System Specs OS Windows 7 64bit atifrasheed View Public Profile Find More Posts by atifrasheed Desktop Icons - Lock Position ? « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top pcs3658 Posts: 23 This post has been reported. right click on desktop, choose personalize, choose "change desktop icons", make sure "Allow themes to change desktop icons." and Computer are not clicked 0 Computers are useless. Desktop Icons Rearrange After Reboot Windows 10

rearranging still happens even when auto-arrange is not selected. Good luck! Ian Keith Woods says: January 5, 2015 at 12:02 pm My Win 8.1 dsktp icons often jump to another position when I close them. Check This Out Video kiralandığında oy verilebilir.

Just de-selected to see if it makes a difference. Icon Restorer Finally, if Windows keeps rearranging the icons even after you've tried the previous suggestions, another possibility is that you have a faulty video card or an outdated driver for the video As I have about forty plus icons on the screen this just takes time to rearrange, I have asked this question before and had several replies but alas none seem to

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:38 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Totally. Why write intentionally bad code?? Why all of Microsoft vice-presidents still in their jobs. How To Move Desktop Icons Windows 10 Here's hoping the shortcut trick will work permanently.

ERUNT M8 Clipboard Quick Startup Back to top #6 Flevokiwi Flevokiwi Tulip, windmill, cheese and computer advisor Moderators 7,523 posts Gender:Male Location:the Netherlands Posted 26 December 2013 - 07:12 PM <...> I do not have auto arrange selected, either. The time now is 17:38. this contact form Wednesday, August 15, 2012 8:40 PM Reply | Quote 4 Sign in to vote Oh, how I wish Microsoft, in their infinite wisdom would fix this constant irritation!

I'm getting really, really, REALLY tired of having to move the same half-dozen icons every single time I restart my computer. Proposed as answer by Tattysnuc Tuesday, June 03, 2014 10:26 AM Unproposed as answer by Tattysnuc Tuesday, June 03, 2014 10:26 AM Wednesday, May 07, 2014 1:30 PM Reply | Quote Under related settings select "Desktop Icon settings" Uncheck "Allow Themes to change desktop icons" Worked for me. Bu videoyu Daha Sonra İzle oynatma listesine eklemek için oturum açın Ekle Oynatma listeleri yükleniyor...

Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:27 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Why not answer the question straightforwardly. I have program icons, folders (including the my documents folder) and documents on my desktop. The desktop icons showing in my taskbar stayed in place as arranged until last week. (Our IT guy cleaned my computer after a... Hope you have had a festive festive season!

Now when this happens all my desktop icons are shuffled in a strange way. First it worked fine, but after a restart the registry settings are the same as before. Not a plain old bug in Windows. IT!

It took a couple months' research to finally find something that works (other than downloading yet another utility application as a workaround for all the various Windows 7 bugs and deficiencies)! Windows 7: Desktop Icons - Lock Position ? 17 May 2009 #1 jim84 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 96 posts BC, Canada Desktop Icons - Lock Position ? If it is not checked, then your graphics card must be switching resolutions on its own (need replacement), or someone is messing with the resolution settings. General Discussion Problem with icons position in my desktopHi I've been having this little problem since I bought this notebook.

In my case I've arranged them across the top and bottom of the screen.Automatic desktop rearrangement can be triggered if the system thinks the size of the screen has changed. Any help or suggestions would be most appreciated Kind Regards, Miket. More indefensible MS behavior. They do many things well.