Is there an icon restore program for Windows 8?

Original Title: icon restore

 

Is there an icon restore program for Windows 8?

 

Question Info


Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 8,635 Applies to:

* Please try a lower page number.

* Please enter only numbers.

* Please try a lower page number.

* Please enter only numbers.

Is there an icon restore program for Windows 8?
You mean position or things have really gotten scrambled and icons are missing?
.-
Shenan Stanley
MVP 2005-2011 & 2013-2015
Insider MVP 2016-
.-

15 people were helped by this reply

·

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

position

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

Hi Joan,

 

Sorry for the delayed response. If the desktop icons position is displaced, you may select auto arrange settings for the same. To do this, follow these steps.

  1. Right-click on the desktop (between icons to get the desktop context menu, not on an icon itself).
  2. Click on the View option.
  3. Choose Auto arrange icons on the menu.

While Auto Arrange is now disabled, Windows 8 will not randomly shuffle your desktop icons. If this is not what you are looking for then do reply so we can help you further.

 

Thank you.

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

Hi Joan,

 

Sorry for the delayed response. If the desktop icons position is displaced, you may select auto arrange settings for the same. To do this, follow these steps.

  1. Right-click on the desktop (between icons to get the desktop context menu, not on an icon itself).
  2. Click on the View option.
  3. Choose Auto arrange icons on the menu.

While Auto Arrange is now disabled, Windows 8 will not randomly shuffle your desktop icons. If this is not what you are looking for then do reply so we can help you further.

 

Thank you.


No this is not what I mean. I know auto arrange is the MS arrangement. I keep auto arrange unchecked but sometimes MS moves the icons around.  I want to prevent this from happening.  There is a program that can be downloaded from the Internet that worked very well on Windows XP. It does not state that it is for Windows 8.  Shall I try it anyway?

 

 

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

Hi Joan,

 

Which program are you referring to?

 

Under the same settings I suggested earlier, please check if Align icons to grid is unchecked. If so, check the same and see if it helps.

 

Thank you.

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

Every once in a while there's a sudden gust of gravity...

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

Icon Restorer is good, but I use UltraMon for this. 

 

UltraMon has several other options I find really useful. 

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

The icon for power, the one that shuts the computer down, has disappeared. How do I get it back?

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

position

1 person was helped by this reply

·

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

your post does not belong here.

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.

* Please try a lower page number.

* Please enter only numbers.

* Please try a lower page number.

* Please enter only numbers.