Windows 10: Windows 10: Folder View Settings and Desktop Icon Positions Not Saving Solved

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  1. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 build 10240
       21 Sep 2015 #81

    Torquemada said: View Post
    No problems here, windows icons are staying where I placed them. Folder views not changing.

    Attachment 38563 Attachment 38564
    please reboot your machine, my problem begun after I plug my flashdrive and one of my files indicated as a virus by eset and I roeboot my PC 4 days ago

    *) Sorry for bad english
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  2.    21 Sep 2015 #82

    wehape said: View Post
    please reboot your machine, my problem begun after I plug my flashdrive and one of my files indicated as a virus by eset and I roeboot my PC 4 days ago

    *) Sorry for bad english
    3 reboots today, no change.
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  3.    21 Sep 2015 #83

    This guy claims to have solved both desktop icons rearranging and explorer view settings changing unexpectedly:
    Windows 7 X64 Auto Arrange Desktop Problem Solved
    by removing a reg entry..

    Anyone care to try it out- with due precautions (restore point/export existing key...)?
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  4.    21 Sep 2015 #84

    dalchina said: View Post
    This guy claims to have solved both desktop icons rearranging and explorer view settings changing unexpectedly:
    Windows 7 X64 Auto Arrange Desktop Problem Solved
    by removing a reg entry..

    Anyone care to try it out- with due precautions (restore point/export existing key...)?
    Yeah tried it long ago but there is no such reg entry in the stated path. Its actualy zero access virus that breaks desktop icons arrangement but we don't have such virus in our pc either.

    I have also tried comparing os reg of working folder view and non working folder view settings but didn't found anything special. Apart from shell bags which doesn't help.
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  5.    21 Sep 2015 #85

    Same problem here with one of our Windows 10 PRO computers at work. Reboot and all the desktop icons move over to the right and where I had unchecked align icons to grid, is not back checked again. I also had small icons and they come back as medium icons.

    I have Eset NOD32 AV (64 bit edition) , running Windows 10 pro, also I run Classic Shell on 3 computers at the winery. All have that same AV but only one of them has the issue with desktop icons going to the left after reboot. So don't think it's attributed to ESET unless there is some setting in the AV that is different from the other 2 computers.
    Last edited by Gibbs; 21 Sep 2015 at 14:01.
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  6.    21 Sep 2015 #86

    Gibbs said: View Post
    Same problem here with one of our Windows 10 PRO computers at work. Reboot and all the desktop icons move over to the right and where I had unchecked align icons to grid, is not back checked again. I also had small icons and they come back as medium icons.
    People are pointing the finger of blame at Eset Nod32 or Eset Smart Security. Is the affected machine using Eset AV ?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       21 Sep 2015 #87

    If you guys haven't already tried, sometimes resetting folder views back to default helps with it not being remembered. Of course, you'll have to set your folder views again afterwards.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  8.    21 Sep 2015 #88

    I'm also having the same problem, started 2 days ago, after a reboot the icons get back on the left and are big and in order so pretty much like everybody in this thread, I got ESETNOD32 8.0.319.1 installed 10 days ago, couldn't find any fix..
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  9.    21 Sep 2015 #89

    Torquemada said: View Post
    People are pointing the finger of blame at Eset Nod32 or Eset Smart Security. Is the affected machine using Eset AV ?
    Mine is. I just added NOD32 and my desktop icons forget where they were and align to left side. View align is unchecked. Actually I have found that I uncheck in the view Align icons to left. When I reboot and find the icons aligned left I see that the check mark reappears in align left.
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  10.    21 Sep 2015 #90

    Hi, if it's any help, these two registry entries change slightly when auto-arrange is changed.

    HKU\S-1-5-21-1874168061-3408090847-1495916866-1001\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\UserAssist\{CEBFF5CD-ACE2-4F4F-9178-9926F41749EA}\Count\HRZR_PGYFRFFVBA:

    HKU\S-1-5-21-1874168061-3408090847-1495916866-1001\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\UserAssist\{CEBFF5CD-ACE2-4F4F-9178-9926F41749EA}\Count\Q:\Ertvfgel Gbbyf\Ertfubg\Ertfubg 1-9 Havpbqr\Ertfubg-k86-Havpbqr.rkr:

    Note: I expect the string S-1-5-21-1874168061-3408090847-1495916866-1001 will differ from PC to PC.
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