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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       04 Aug 2015 #1

    The icons on my desktop reset everytime I relog


    I'm trying to clean up my desktop, but every time I turn my laptop off, and then come back to it, all the icons have reset to the way they were before I started moving stuff around. Even the change from small to medium icons resets, and I have no idea how to fix this.
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  2.    05 Aug 2015 #2

    Something like this is happening to me as well. I change my Icons to small and sometimes, after a reboot, they turn medium again. However, it doesn't happen every time, I have noticed. I haven't found a fix yet.
    Last edited by Rudy Mas; 10 Aug 2015 at 00:31.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro
       06 Aug 2015 #3

    Hi,

    Google lead me here, i have exactly the same problem. Maybe it's about the graphic drivers?
    Let's find some similarities between our specifications so maybe we can filter the problem.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)
       06 Aug 2015 #4
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 72
    Win 10 Pro - Anniversary Edition
       06 Aug 2015 #5

    PokeOrb said: View Post
    I'm trying to clean up my desktop, but every time I turn my laptop off, and then come back to it, all the icons have reset to the way they were before I started moving stuff around. Even the change from small to medium icons resets, and I have no idea how to fix this.
    Try creating a new Restore Point before you log off. It's only a small PITA.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       09 Aug 2015 #6

    Same problem with me. Icons reset upon restart, and the size switches from small back to medium. Tried a handful of solutions online and so far nothing has worked
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Vrbanjci
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       12 Aug 2015 #7

    I have same problem too!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 24
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 10240 Multiprocessor Free
       13 Oct 2015 #8

    Any solution? that linked above not helping
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9.    13 Oct 2015 #9

    Can anyone else confirm this?

    It only happens on systems which have been upgraded and where no clean install has been performed on.

    All my clean installs don't have this behavior, and if this wasn't the only problem I had with this system, I would do a clean install, as well. However, for now, I can live with it, because it's only 2 clicks to get the icons to small again.

    Also, another thing I noticed, is that the icons grow a little bigger with each restart.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 1
    win10
       26 Jul 2016 #10

    I have the same problem and tried multiple solutions to no avail. My system has been upgraded.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 
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