Icon Layout Reset Each Time I Turn The Computer On

By SimonSiknasty
May 28, 2009
  1. Hey guys / girls,
    This problem I first encountered about 2 days ago, and it has continued to bug me each time I turn on my computer in the morning. I have my icons nicely arranged to suit my needs (Recycle Bin in right hand corner, games on the top left etc etc). That was all fine, but now, when I turn on my computer, the icons all align to the left of the screen. Suggestions anyone?

    Here's what the right click looks like:
    Name, Size, Type, Modified - All Unchecked
    Auto Arrange - Unchecked
    Align To Grid - Checked
    Show Desktop Icons - Checked
    Lock Web Items - Unchecked
  2. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,424   +77

    What is your OS ? Suggest you chnage resolution of the desktop, reboot. Change resolution back, uncheck 'align with grid'. Replace icons exactly where you want them and reboot one final time.
  3. SimonSiknasty

    SimonSiknasty TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    Windows XP SP3. Doing the steps you suggested now. :)
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