Locking short cut icons in Windows XP

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Bun Mui, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Bun Mui

    Bun Mui Guest

    Is there a way to lock the short cut icons in Windows XP.

    Because each time I start computer or change colour screen resolution.

    The short cut icons would move to a different position not to my liking.

    Is there anywhere to lock it so that the short cut icons won't move randomly?


    Bun Mui
    Bun Mui, Feb 19, 2004
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  2. Bun Mui

    Unk Guest

    Right-click the desktop, "Arrange Icons By", check "Align to grid"

    You could also try the freeware program "Icon Restore" to restore the icons
    to their saved positions. It's similar to EZDesk, but without the overhead.

    Unk, Feb 19, 2004
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