desktop icons

how can I keep windows7 from moving around desktop icons, be they shortcuts or folders, when i add new ones.  It's  very frustrating to not have control over where specific icons appear.  I want to be able to 'permanently' pin a specific icon to a specific location on my desktop so I dont have to go hunting for it and then waste a lot of time trying to get it back to where I want it!!!!  I also like to use blank space between icons on my desktop to help me organize them, Windows apparantly does not like me to do that.

 

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Last updated February 27, 2018 Views 810 Applies to:
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Hi,

Check whether "Auto Arrange" checked. To check this, right click on desktop and select "Arrange icons by".

If that does not fix, check out the link below.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/save-and-restore-desktop-icon-layout-in-windows-vista/

Also update the display drivers..

$C


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