Windows 10: Desktop Icons won't stay in same place

Discus and support Desktop Icons won't stay in same place in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I have to constantly rearrange my desktop icons to there original places, is there a setting to stop this????... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by GlennFrankel1, May 22, 2019.

  1. Desktop Icons won't stay in same place


    I have to constantly rearrange my desktop icons to there original places, is there a setting to stop this????

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    GlennFrankel1, May 22, 2019
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  2. Locking/pinning Windows 10 desktop icons in place

    I do the check in the view under Show Desktop Icons and the icon won"t stay put. It disappears when I close the lid for a day. there is no place where it says Lock the icons.
     
    MichaelClark1, May 22, 2019
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  3. Desktop Icons Won't Stay Put

    Hi Laurie,

    As per the issue description I understand that you are facing issues with desktop icons.

    I suggest you try the following step in order to arrange the icons.

    • Right click on the desktop.
    • Click on view
    • Check the option auto arrange icons.
    Let us know if this helps.

    Thanks.
     
    Divya Murugan, May 22, 2019
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  4. Xylee Del Win User

    Desktop Icons won't stay in same 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, May 22, 2019
    #4
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