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  1. lock windows 10 desktop icons in place


    lock windows 10 desktop icons in place

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    francestmeyers, Mar 9, 2019
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  2. 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, Mar 9, 2019
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  3. Xylee Del Win User
    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, Mar 9, 2019
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  4. koolking Win User

    lock windows 10 desktop icons in place

    lock Win 10 desktop icons in place

    Hello,

    I need to lock my icons in place but can't find where to do that. I followed the instructions in your knowledge base but there was no option available as described. Here is what I tried:


    • Right Click on desktop screen.

    • Place the cursor on View.

    • In drop down menu, select auto align and check.
    There was no "auto align" option available. I tried "auto arrange" and that shifted all my icons to the left side of the screen. I need to lock them in place where I put them.

    How can I do that?

    TIA,

    kk
     
    koolking, Mar 9, 2019
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