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PJ Gutierrez 132,364 views 5:04 Don't panic!... The settings on the desktop menu for 'Arrange icons by...' are identical for the two WinXP systems. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More...

the problem is, the grid is really small! You can change the Icon spacing in the Appearance Applet (Properties on the desktop's Right-Click menu, on the Appearance Tab). Thanks so much for the nice instructions!!! This is a default setting because it prevents an icon from being accidentally placed completely or partly above another icon; the downside to the align to grid feature is that you

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I am using nVidia Desktop Manager on, but have grid settings off. TheMagicKD 7,289 views 1:15 How to Change Windows 7 Taskbar Color Tutorial HD - Duration: 3:15. click toe ComboBox under "item" and select "Icon spacing (Horizontal)" and adjust it to a larger value. Sign in to report inappropriate content.

GamingRemade 174,431 views 3:15 Loading more suggestions... Logged I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool. Icons do not align to grid despite the setting Started by Bastie , Dec 17 2011 07:34 AM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 Bastie Bastie Win XP ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008 Win 2003 Win 3.1 E-Home

Windows and Linux Tutorials from Howtech 14,977 views 1:40 Mac Tutorials - Icons Snap to Grid ( Desktop ) - Duration: 1:15. Any ideas??? Yes No I don't know View Results Poll Finishes In 2 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of Use and Sale | Back to top #4 jhayz jhayz BC Advisor 6,920 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:01:19 AM Posted 25 December 2011 - 06:53 AM Might be the opposite of this link http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/display_desktop_icons_arrange.mspx?mfr=true

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Great work and easy to follow. Logged BC_ProgrammerMastermind Typing is no substitute for thinking.Thanked: 959 Certifications: List Computer: Specs Experience: Beginner OS: Windows 7 Re: Icons do not align to grid DESPITE the setting « Reply #1

I was using align to grid ti keep icons situtated around the perimter of the screen, and immediately knew something was amiss when they congregated on the left side the same

Please try again later. The Icon Restore 'restore' option is quite handy - that restores a previously saved ungridded layout. In another similar WinXP system of mine on a different computer, the icons stay put in any higgeldy-piggeldy position I drag them. Saved me alot of frustration!

Luckily I've found some utilities including this free one (but not automatic): IconRestore http://users.rcn.com/taylotr/icon_restore.html david 07 Apr 2006 at 8:08 am (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

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mysterio235 3,865 views 4:34 How to get minecraft on school computers/laptops - Duration: 3:15. See More: Cant turn off align to grid Report • #1 Tufenuf November 27, 2009 at 08:13:54 Uabm, Check out the link below.http://thewinforums.com/topic/25136...You could also downoad the Free "Icon Restore" at If all I have to do (if I'm feeling fussy) is use that each each boot-up, that'll do me. This may be useful when one places the task bar on top of the sreen.

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