1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 21
    windows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #1

    Icons on Desktop move when saved

    This might seem like a trivial problem compared to some of the others on this site, but I was wondering if anyone knows how to fix my icon problem. I have icons for certain files - word and excel, that I arrange in convenient places on the desktop. If I edit these then save them, Windows moves them to different places on the desktop.

    This never used to happen on Windows 7 - any help please.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       22 Sep 2015 #2

    same issue here!!
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  3. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,593
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       24 Sep 2015 #3

    Hi, there are a couple of extensive threads on this topic in the forum already...
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  4. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 99
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       24 Sep 2015 #4

    As i posted on a similiar topic thread, try a small program called 'Desktop OK' -

    DesktopOK 4.16 Save and restore the desktop icon positions.

    It takes a 'snapshot' of where you place your icons and stores it - so if Windows doesn't hold them in place, you can restore the icons to the way they were when the snapshot was taken.

    Great little program - i've been using it for many a year!
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