Windows 10: Whenever I boot up my PC my desktop icons rearrange themselves in random positions.

Discus and support Whenever I boot up my PC my desktop icons rearrange themselves in random positions. in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] It's really annoying me, and I'm wondering if there's some way to stop Windows from doing this. Thank you so much for any help!!... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/MansionOfNightmares, May 29, 2020.

  1. Whenever I boot up my PC my desktop icons rearrange themselves in random positions.

    /u/MansionOfNightmares, May 29, 2020
    #1

  2. Desktop icons rearrange at random

    Hi,

    In order for us to find out what causes your screen to go blank and rearrange the desktop icons, we would like to gather more information:

    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?
    • Have you made any recent changes to your computer prior to this issue?
    • When did you start experiencing this issue?

    Regards.
     
    Dennis Mop, May 29, 2020
    #2
  3. rgrede Win User
    Desktop icons rearrange at random

    I've searched through the SETTINGS menus but found nothing that would either cause icons to alter position, nor anything to anchor them permanently. No recent changes. It happens at random, and has for about a year. For instance, yesterday in the middle
    of typing a MSWord document, the screen went blank, then came back on a moment later with icons scattered all over the screen. So I patiently relocated them to where they should be. Then, this morning, after being in sleep mode overnight, I awoke to rearranged
    icons again.
     
    rgrede, May 29, 2020
    #3
  4. m3lis Win User

    Whenever I boot up my PC my desktop icons rearrange themselves in random positions.

    Desktop icons keep rearranging


    Hello,

    My desktop icons keep rearranging and windows explorer won't save the position I put them in.

    I can rearrange them but when I click 'Refresh' or if I restart explorer or if I reboot they rearrange to another setup. This happens in both normal mode and safe mode.

    I have tried all the solutions available on the internet with no luck, including the obvious ones (trying all the auto-arrange and grid options) and even some more complex ones (sfc, registry tweaks).

    Any suggestions will be appreciated.

    Thank you
     
    m3lis, May 29, 2020
    #4
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Whenever I boot up my PC my desktop icons rearrange themselves in random positions.

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