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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Earth
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 pro on both
       30 Oct 2016 #11

    yea real sloppy (1 sec need to polish my Halo) i used to have my icons in the left side and top like a triangle missing bottom side now well
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  2. Joined : Jul 2016
    Earth
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 pro on both
       30 Oct 2016 #12

    From 2015 seems this is old news
    Desktop icons keep rearranging - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Joined : Jul 2016
    Earth
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 pro on both
       30 Oct 2016 #13

    Go to:
    Settings/ Personalization/Themes. Under related settings select “Desktop Icon settings” Uncheck “Allow Themes to change desktop icons”
    see if that fixes it
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  4. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       30 Oct 2016 #14

    Bit strange it only happens during the night, and for the last 6 nights in a row.
    Maybe I just have a ghost...after all, it is Halloween.
    And, by the way, AddRAM...Cowboys are better, lol.
    Thanks for the comments, everyone.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 626
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Oct 2016 #15

    Ya, we`ll see how good they are against the lowly Eagles Sunday nite, then we`ll see how good they are on November 13th

    You should stay up all night and stare at the screen

    The Cowboys will be lucky to make it out of the Division, especially if Perry Como comes back.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 46
    Windows 10
       30 Oct 2016 #16

    So far I have not had this issue of "moving icons" with my new Windows 10 notebook, but my old WIndows 7 notebook was always doing it.... I found that Stardock Fences was the ideal solution, and have it installed on my new notebook... This allows you to have a "snapshot" of your desktop, if the icons move a couple of clicks and it will put them all back...

    Fences: Software from Stardock Corporation

    I only use it for this feature, but with my Windows 7 it was fantastic.. especially if like me you have quite a few icons to try to rearrange
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  7. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       30 Oct 2016 #17

    Too busy staying up staring at tv watching NFL, MLB and NBA all night (don't forget I'm in England, so bit of a time difference), lol.
    Trying various suggested options re icons now, thanks.
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  8. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 256
    Windows 7 (SP1)
       30 Oct 2016 #18

    Right click on desktop, from the menu choose 'View' , then untick 'Auto Arrange Icons'
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  9. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 46
    Windows 10
       30 Oct 2016 #19

    zooburner said: View Post
    Right click on desktop, from the menu choose 'View' , then untick 'Auto Arrange Icons'
    I tried that with my Windows 7 notebook but it never seemed to stop them moving about Lol ...
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 37
    Windows 10
       30 Oct 2016 #20

    I have this issue on 2 Zotac BI320 Zboxes. Can't figure it out either. Also note these have Intel chips so definitely NOT an nVidia thing..but Kodi is installed on both and they run 24/7 on TVs. So they are using HDMI input/output.

    Will give the theme setting a shot and see if it helps.
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