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which view do you have your My Pictures (and subfolders) set to? Fixed that and now Everything is back to normal! Hope this works for you mic129! By Greg Shultz | in Windows and Office, July 25, 2013, 11:42 AM PST RSS Comments Facebook Linkedin Twitter More Email Print Reddit Delicious Digg Pinterest Stumbleupon Google Plus If you check over here

I still just have the 'OldDesktop' in that location, and icons are still auto arranging. Hopefully we can figure something out. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Just unfortunate I had to reinstall windows without finding a fix.

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This is becoming quite a frustration problem :) Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:30 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi, A quick question, do you have any group Liana Windows XP New Users 1 01-22-2004 06:31 PM How to disable the Arrange Icons By option in the Desktop? Nothing I read anywhere worked. Nothing I read anywhere worked.

The batch files Before we get started, keep in mind that there are two sets of batch files, one set for Windows 7 users and one set for Windows 8 users. Thursday, August 30, 2012 11:50 AM Reply | Quote 5 Sign in to vote SOLUTION FOUND 2012-08-21 (No new windowsuser account is needed!) After searching my brains out for a solution Whoever has the issue in the future can refer to this information to troubleshout it. I changed them back to how they were and didn't think anything more about it until the next day when I booted up and they had auto arranged again. - I

Reply With Quote March 24th, 2007,12:50 AM #2 lgbpop View Profile View Forum Posts In an Altered State Join Date Jun 2005 Location Ft Myers FL Posts 8,510 Try opening Display Mar 6, 2013 #2 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 http://yourforum.gr/InvisionBoard/index.php?showtopic=140682 you want deskinstU.msi - brief description and download link from the provided link. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows XP Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates Posts 21,207 Except I tested it on one of my machines and they did auto arranged "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Reply With Quote March

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  • The problem In Windows XP, no matter what folder you have open, if you are using the Icon View setting, you can pull down the view menu and access the Auto
  • Figure D To be able to arrange your icons, you need to use any folder besides the Libraries.Also read: Quick Tip: Make Windows 8 File Explorer launch in Computer view Enable

Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? Reply With Quote March 26th, 2007,11:13 AM #3 SOLE2000 View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Nov 2003 Posts 168 Thanks lgbpop for the suggestion, unfortunately it is unchecked, I accepted the Malwarebytes fix; rebooted my PC, and the icons were suddenly back to their original positions. Login now.

AVG and Spybot found nothing, but then I downloaded the free trial version of Malwarebytes Anti-malware and ran it on quick scan, and it found Trojan.Zaccess, and a few other trojans http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-auto-standby-not-working.html Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Have run system file checker multiple times. TechSpot is a registered trademark.

re arrange icons try refresh.. Full description of problem: - Desktop Icons arranging on the left after every reboot or refresh of dektop - Folder Views was not saved (like sorting by name, date, etc.) - Using Windows XP, I want to disable/kill the Auto Arrange function in My Pictures (and all sub-folders). this content Auto Arrange simply moves the icons neatly to the beginning of the window.

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So that means that if you want to be able to look at your pictures in an Icon view and be able to arrange them in any way that you want,

Thanks. Several functions may not work. Run System File Checker for a test. Then rename the "desktop" to something else such as "olddesktop"Niki Han TechNet Community Support

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I have made sure both 'auto arrange icons' and 'align icons to grid' are turned off. I haven't been able to find anything. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Here's what I mean by that.

Such as installed programs, different settings... Thanks for the suggestions. Did not find solution, tried everything Google trowed on me. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

The uncontrolled wandering of icons happens when you shut down and restart your PC, and another method is dont shutdown, hybernate instead.