Windows 10: Moving Desktop

Discus and support Moving Desktop in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I want to move my desktop from the 'One Drive' in my User account to the C drive. I am wary of losing any file associations, shortcuts etc. Any advice... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by orealius, Jun 16, 2018.

  1. orealius Win User

    Moving Desktop


    I want to move my desktop from the 'One Drive' in my User account to the C drive. I am wary of losing any file associations, shortcuts etc. Any advice is appreciated.

    Thanks


    :)
     
    orealius, Jun 16, 2018
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  2. Move Applications Between Virtual Desktops

    Hello,

    Thank you for keeping us updated.

    Try the following steps to move applications between virtual desktops.


    • Right-click on the program you want to move.

    • Select “Move to”, and then select the desktop number to which you want to move the program.
    You can also, drag and drop the app of your choice to the desktop you want to add.

    Hope it helps.

    Do let us know if you have any further query on Windows, we are glad to assist you further.
     
    Abdul_Malik, Jun 16, 2018
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  3. JohnFyffe Win User
    Move Favorites icon to desktop win-10

    Your suggestion does not work. It did work on Windows 7.
     
    JohnFyffe, Jun 16, 2018
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  4. Juzar_Ali Win User

    Moving Desktop

    Freely moving desktop icons in windows 10

    Hi,

    I suggest you to try the steps below and check if it helps.

    • Right click on the blank space on desktop.
    • Click on View.
    • Uncheck Align icons to grid.

    Hope this helps. Please get back to us if you need any other assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Juzar_Ali, Jun 16, 2018
    #4
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