Windows 10: The icons on my desktop reset everytime I relog

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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       27 Jul 2016 #11

    I have a problem with icons moving to the left if you switch between accounts then go back to the original account. Googling the problem suggests it's a bug when using scaling other than 100% which MS needs to fix. I'll try the link in Post 4 which is new to me.
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    Windows 10 Pro 1703 15063.296
       27 Jul 2016 #12

    I have this problem to. It has nothing to do with upgrades or clean installs. I have 2 systems, one was an upgrade and never has this problem while the other one is a clean install and has the problem on a regular basis. But I found a work around that seems to be working for me. I have opened up a second desktop. I don't use it for anything and W10 even after a pwr on / restart remembers that second desktop. Since doing that for the last 3 weeks, I've only had one occasion where it scrambled my icons. It happened while I was running Dos Box. I do believe that at the same time windows had downloaded and performed an update of some sort, because I seen the screen flash. It had no effect on the Dos Box application, but when I exited it, all the icons were scrambled on the left side. I've run the Dos Box app at least 20 times, but have not had a failure. I have only had to fix the Icons once over the last 3 weeks. Try it maybe it will work for you.
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