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Scroll to the top of the Registry Editor on the left of the screen and collapse all the folders (if any are open). Me_Oh_My 07 Apr 2006 at 12:41 pm (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

Thanks, David. PaytonPlace » Windows Desktop Grid 02 Mar 2007 at 12:33 pm (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

[…] the unseen desktop grid that is available for alignment of icons, Although the infection was removed the registry must have been altered since the icon issue remained afterwards.

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

I think I used this feature in XP Home that came in this computer and it worked. I need more computer questions. Solution #2: Use the Registry Editor to Adjust Icon Spacing You can also adjust the icon spacing using the Windows Registry.

I had a problem with a client whose grid was very widely spaced. Apparently, the option to set the Windows desktop icon spacing has been removed from Windows 8 and 10 (via the desktop), and the only way to adjust this option is to Cookies Registration Notice Cannot Change Desktop Icon Spacing Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by dan239, 2004/04/20.

Thanks Chris Hall 05 Feb 2006 at 9:35 am (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

Exactly what I wanted to do. i followed the directions in solution 1 and it worked perfectly for me. I didn't know this.! Please try the request again.

Click Properties, and then click the appearance tab. You are viewing our forum as a guest. There is an invisible grid on your desktop the computer uses to place icons and associated text in to. I have tried both XP and Classic style and still it will not change the spacing.

After you uninstalled it, it doesn't return to the default. Windows 10: Can I Upgrade or do I need a Clean Install? Next, double click the IconVerticalSpacing option and set it to -1125, then click OK. To do so: Click Start and type in "regedit" (no quotes); wait for "regedit" or the Registry Editor to appear in the list and click it.

Filed under: Windows Tips | Tags: icon spacing,registry edit,mouse,icons,desktop,windows 10Rate this article: Select ratingGive How to Fix: Windows 10 Desktop Icon Spacing 1/5Give How to Fix: Windows 10 Desktop Icon Spacing This post has no tag 21 comments 1 ping Skip to comment form ↓ Pete Johnson 15 Jul 2012 at 6:36 pm (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

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This was not a major issue but I knew it should work. AreaOfEffect 07 Aug 2007 at 12:21 am (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

Thank you very much.! It's as if the grid doesn't extend over to my 2nd monitor. Learn More.

  1. Now, use the mouse wheel on the mouse, and move slide it up or down to adjust the icon size and its spacing.
  2. For technical support inquiries, Dennis can be reached via Live chat online this site using the Zopim Chat service (currently located at the bottom left of the screen); optionally, you can
  3. Sometimes there just isn't enough room for the all the text underneath those icons.
  4. Icon spacing does not happe> automatically.

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This didnt do anything for me but i am wondering if you knew how to be Optionally you can read all about my credentials, here. Help! Or, you maybe you are having some kind of overlapping problem.

I need to adjust the grid size."Bert Kinney" wrote in message news:[email protected]> Hi W.,>> Right click on the desktop and select properties.> On the Display Properties select the Appearance tab Generated Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:18:50 GMT by s_wx1199 (squid/3.5.20) Geeky Ramblings Random Ramblings of a Neo-Post-Modern Geek (I have no idea what that means) About Contact Services Quotes Search Any amount is appreciated.

You will need to work at this some until you get the size/spacing you want.

Any ideas??? I may try Ultramon but it's $35. Do the same with Vertical. Computer Experience: [email protected]<*+ On right click>arrange make sure lock web items is unchecked.

dan239, #4 2004/04/20 noahdfear Inactive Joined: 2003/04/06 Messages: 12,178 Likes Received: 15 Trophy Points: 608 Location: New Bremen, Ohio U.S.A. Daniel Home Built Computer, 80GB and 160GB Hard Drives, 4GB Memory, WinXP Pro SP3, IE8, Viewsonic VA903b 19" monitor, HP Laserjet 1000 Printer, Hp Laserjet 1320 Printer, Canon ip3000 Printer. In all my trying to get this to work I never did hit that combination. Note there is also an "icon spacing) vertical too.

Unselect the align to grid option and you should be able to put the icons anywhere you want. Thanks Ale 12 Oct 2006 at 8:52 am (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

The most useful tip of the Net … Thanks a lot! Dcyphyr 03 Oct 2007 at 11:08 am (UTC -6) Link to this comment Reply

Thanks so much! Updating video drivers and changing font sizes caused icon sizes to be auto-changed.

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You need to "auot arrange" or unclick and> click "align to grid.">> "Bert Kinney" wrote in message> news:[email protected]>> Hi W.,>>>> Right click on the desktop and select properties.>> On the They did not move until I unchecked the align to grid and rechecked it. Despite unselecting "align to grid", the icons still jump back to primary monitor whenever I switch users and then go back to original user. Recent Posts Cycling Plans Mailbait Threats Haters gonna Hate Road Cycling in Maui Business / Social Connections Recent CommentsDavid on Blocking MailbaitHeidi on Blocking MailbaitJhon on Freezer FrostRob Barrett on Viiiiva

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > This site uses cookies. If it does not, then you will have to use the registry edit (described next). Hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard (do not let go).

On the right column of the screen, double click the IconSpacing option and set it to -1125, then click OK. About Established in 2001, Infopackets features the latest in headline news based on MS Windows, Internet, and technology trends. Please help. The icons took up the entire desktop.

visit my interactive map (it's a geeky thing). I am using nVidia Desktop Manager on, but have grid settings off. I can't promise I'll respond to all the messages I receive (depending on the volume), but I'll do my best. thank you so much.