Windows 10: Desktop Icons

Discus and support Desktop Icons in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; my desktop icons have suddenly begun occupying large spaces regardless of icon size so autoarrange spreads them around the desktop. How do I reduce the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by bman2133, Sep 15, 2021.

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    Desktop Icons


    my desktop icons have suddenly begun occupying large spaces regardless of icon size so autoarrange spreads them around the desktop. How do I reduce the space used so it is only the size of the icon itself?

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    bman2133, Sep 15, 2021
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  2. Remove Linux Desktop Icons

    I am not sure whether this will work (Ubuntu does not have icons like that on the desktop by default), but I suggest opening the trash bin and sweeping the icons into the window showing the trash bin.
     
    Peter1986C, Sep 15, 2021
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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, Sep 15, 2021
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  4. Desktop Icons

    Desktop Icons

    Hello Glenda,

    Share this information to assist you better.

    • Is the issue particular to the Comcast?
    • Have you installed all the pending updates?
    • Did you try changing icons of other shortcuts?
    Follow the steps and check if it helps:

    Step 1: Press Windows+I to open Settings panel, and click
    Personalization to access Personalization settings.

    Step 2: Tap Change desktop icons on the top left in the Personalization window.

    Step 3: In the Desktop Icon Settings window, select the icon of
    This PC and click Change Icon.

    Step 4: Choose a new icon from the list, and tap OK.

    Step 5: Click OK to confirm the change.

    Let us know the status of the issue.
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Sep 15, 2021
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