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#872803 - 03/09/13 09:34 AM desktop icons from moving
family Offline
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Registered: 06/16/10
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Loc: georgia
everytime i play a game the desktop icons move, how do i stop it.

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#872804 - 03/09/13 09:40 AM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: family]
InlandAZ Offline
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Registered: 08/14/02
Posts: 7071
Loc: Arizona
Check you Icon settings - Right click the desktop and peruse to View. There are two settings, Auto Arrange and Align to Grid, place a check mark on each.

When you start a game that plays in a resolution that's something different than your Desktop, the Icons will move.

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#872828 - 03/09/13 11:56 AM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: family]
Jenny100 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/00
Posts: 38007
Loc: southeast USA
Wasn't there a free tool that someone at GB found that would put your desktop icons back the way they were if a game rearranged them? I can't remember the name of it.

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#872854 - 03/09/13 01:30 PM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: Jenny100]
Mad Offline
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Registered: 11/21/00
Posts: 27086
Loc: United Kingdom
Yes !! I use one for Win7 grin

And it's free HERE

[I use an older version on my Win98 and WinXP machines.]
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#872860 - 03/09/13 02:13 PM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: family]
Jenny100 Offline
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Thanks, Mad.
That was it.

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#872867 - 03/09/13 02:54 PM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: family]
family Offline
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Registered: 06/16/10
Posts: 2635
Loc: georgia
thanks that work, i had to check the layout preview, and now i don't have to rearrange it everytime i play a game.

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#872888 - 03/09/13 06:05 PM Re: desktop icons from moving [Re: family]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 01/14/10
Posts: 3293
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It drives me nutty when I have to restore the icons to the position I've chosen for them. Wahoo, a fix!
Thanks from me, too!

Gil.
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