Can't move shortcut icons on my desktop to different locations on the desktop

I cannot move my desktop shortcut icons around on my desktop.  Think it has something to do with the auto-allign feature - how do I fix this ?


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Last updated April 14, 2019 Views 201,750 Applies to:
Right-click desktop, click View, and uncheck Auto arrange icons.
Ramesh Srinivasan | The Winhelponline Blog
Microsoft MVP, Windows Desktop Experience
ex-MVP (2003-2012) (Windows Client)

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