moving icons

By johnviv
May 7, 2007
  1. hi all
    i have a laptop with windows xp home edition
    and i would like to group some icons in the top left hand corner and some in the top right hand corner and the same for the bottom, but everytime i hold the left click down and drag them to place that i want them they shoot back again to where they came from
    anyideas what to do many thanks
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Right click your desktop and select Arrange Icons By. Untick the Auto Arrange entry. You should now be able to place the icons where you like.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. johnviv

    johnviv TS Rookie Topic Starter


    thanks for that tip it worked a treat
    thanks again
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...