Windows 10: Desktop icons keep rearranging
Desktop icons keep rearranging
My desktop icons keep rearranging and windows explorer won't save the position I put them in.
I can rearrange them but when I click 'Refresh' or if I restart explorer or if I reboot they rearrange to another setup. This happens in both normal mode and safe mode.
I have tried all the solutions available on the internet with no luck, including the obvious ones (trying all the auto-arrange and grid options) and even some more complex ones (sfc, registry tweaks).
Any suggestions will be appreciated.
I am having same exact problem and it is really bugging me ugh
I have this problem too, I can't find a solution anywhere. It looks like autoarrange icons is allway on even I deselect it. The sort option is strange too, if I select "Name" for example, the order is everything else except alphabetical order.
Upon installing windows from scratch this problem does not appear, but it does appear some time later. Perhaps something triggers it?
Happens to me but only when I save a file - eg have an Excel file on the desktop, then save it and the file will be moved to some random location on the desktop. Other icons stay where they are - even if I reboot.
The only "fix" I have is a small free program called IconRestorer. This takes a snapshot of your desktop, then if anything has moved it is just one click and everything returns to the place it was.
I have tried IconRestorer and it didn't work unfortunately. However, such programs are workarounds and do not really fix the issue.
I made an upgrade from 8.1 to 10. In the begining all was fine, I can arrange desktop icons how I want. This problem came after first cumulative update (KB3081424).
I tried uninstalling that but it didn't help unfortunately.
I am also struggling with this and tried everything nothing works
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