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This means that you can easily disable the Auto Arrange and Align to Grid settings and essentially rearrange the icons in any way that you want, as shown in Figure A. Posts 21,207 Refresh was designed to do just that-> refresh... Bydannyodare Feb 26, 2013 Post New Reply Hi, This is driving me nuts! . Lock web items on desktop.I do not have auto arrange checked.If you check Auto Arrange, you can't move the Icons around at all.You drag them someplace and they'll just pop right Source

Need an account? the microsoft officiall answer to this problem. Using Windows XP, I want to disable/kill the Auto Arrange function in My Pictures (and all sub-folders). Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣

I haven't been able to find anything. All rights reserved. Liana Windows XP New Users 1 01-22-2004 06:31 PM How to disable the Arrange Icons By option in the Desktop?

  1. Back to top #3 OFFLINE lewmur lewmur Discussion Deity Members 3,604 posts Posted 11 April 2007 - 03:02 PM Bob Daun, on Apr 11 2007, 03:31 PM, said:I am running
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  3. Auto Arrange simply moves the icons neatly to the beginning of the window.
  4. Since the issue does not happen with other users, so it should relate with some specific settings for this user account.
  5. That is normal behaviour, deleting an icon does not automatically cause the other icons to change position.

Can't seem to get a successful run through when it doesn't find any errors. I encourage you to read the Notes and Warning sections of the articles that accompany each set of batch files. Back to top #2 OFFLINE Bob Daun Bob Daun Contributor Members 15 posts Posted 11 April 2007 - 02:31 PM lewmur, on Apr 11 2007, 12:45 PM, said:I don't have Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Quick Navigation Computer Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums News News World of

I accepted the Malwarebytes fix; rebooted my PC, and the icons were suddenly back to their original positions. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Have run system file checker multiple times. Contact Us Home Forum Rules Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Videos What's New?

Ask ! Thanks to the opening poster and Deadata for the solution that worked for me. Full Bio Contact See all of Greg's content × Full Bio Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Thanks, SpencerPlease remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question.

Full description of problem: - Desktop Icons arranging on the left after every reboot or refresh of dektop - Folder Views was not saved (like sorting by name, date, etc.) - Fortunately, Microsoft MVP Shawn Brink has created a couple of very slick batch files that quickly edit the registry to disable this permanent setting and bring back the Auto arrange icons Hope this works for you mic129! After you run the disable batch file, the permanent Auto arrange setting will be disabled for every folder in the operating system except the Library folders: Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos.

I changed them back to how they were and didn't think anything more about it until the next day when I booted up and they had auto arranged again. - I http://findthemes.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-unc-path-not-working.html Nick. For example, you could put them on an external USB drive as shown in Figure D. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

http://midiox.com/index.htm?http%3A%2Fwww_midiox_com%2Fdesktoprestore_htm= hope it's help a bit, Enoy Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:02 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web Reply With Quote March 26th, 2007,12:21 PM #8 Steve R Jones View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Sep 1999 Location Dallas, Tx. Generated Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:12:43 GMT by s_wx1199 (squid/3.5.20) Register Help Remember Me? have a peek here Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows XP Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates

you can change the order of them but you cannot leave space between them. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to Powered by Livefyre Add your Comment Editor's Picks IBM Watson: The inside story Rise of the million-dollar smartphone The world's smartest cities The undercover war on your internet secrets Free Newsletters,

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BUT THEN, I ran a malware scan with Malwarebytes and it found a Trojan.Zaccess in 3 places on my computer. Steve, I tried your tweak and still nothing happens. Such as installed programs, different settings... Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New?

Fixed that and now Everything is back to normal! Please try the request again. So that means that if you want to be able to look at your pictures in an Icon view and be able to arrange them in any way that you want, Check This Out So I don't think it was a group policy issue.

The odd thing again is that they do correct themselves when I right click on the desktop and select "refesh".