Windows 10: Can Windows 10 Home lock my desktop icons in place?

Discus and support Can Windows 10 Home lock my desktop icons in place? in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I run Windows 10 home on a laptop and I take it with me to home and work. At work, my laptop is connected to 2 monitors that are 23 inches each and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Keith S.310, Nov 3, 2020.

  1. Can Windows 10 Home lock my desktop icons in place?


    I run Windows 10 home on a laptop and I take it with me to home and work. At work, my laptop is connected to 2 monitors that are 23 inches each and connected to a docking station pluggable connected through USB 3.0. I have a similar set up at home with 2 monitors that are 23 inches each and connected to a docking station wavlink connected through USB 3.0. I like my desktop icons to be located a certain way so I can easily locate them. There are some icons on my desktop that I want to lock in place. Is there somewhere in the properties that I can click on to "permanently lock in place"?

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    Keith S.310, Nov 3, 2020
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  2. lock windows 10 desktop icons in place

    lock windows 10 desktop icons in place
     
    francestmeyers, Nov 3, 2020
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  3. Locking/pinning Windows 10 desktop icons in place

    This made them "auto arrange". It was backwards from what I wanted to do (really!). We want to LOCK our icons in the place WE WANT THEM. Please tell us how to do that and KEEP them WHERE WE WANT THEM. Thanks
     
    Senterlane, Nov 3, 2020
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  4. Xylee Del Win User

    Can Windows 10 Home lock my desktop icons in place?

    Windows 10 can't lock desktop icons in place

    Hi,

    In Windows 10, there are ways to keep the icons in place. To make them stay in their location, we suggest that you check these methods:

    Method 1:

    • In your desktop, right click on an open area.
    • Select Personalise, click Themes on the left menu.
    • Remove the checkmark on Allow themes to change desktop icons, then click
      Apply.
    • Arrange your icons where you want them to be.

    Method 2:

    • In an open area, right click on your desktop.
    • Select View, on the drop down menu Auto arrange icons shouldn't have a checkmark and
      Align icons to grid should have a checkmark.
    Let us know if any of the above methods work.
     
    Xylee Del, Nov 3, 2020
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