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Old 25-06-2008, 06:00 PM   #1
hscoggins
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Desktop icons rearranging themselves

Folks,

I was working this afternoon, and suddenly, for no apparent reason, the
icons on my desktop began to align themselves as if I had them set to Auto
Arrange (I don't). I use a little utility called WinTidy to store the layout
of my icons, so I can easily restore them to their "proper" positions, but
every time I reboot, or even Refresh from the right-click menu, they all go
back to the left-hand side of the screen.

Auto Arrange, as I mentioned before, is not checked; neither is Align to
Grid.

Any ideas what might be causing this?
 
Old 25-06-2008, 06:03 PM   #2
Terry R.
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Re: Desktop icons rearranging themselves

The date and time was 6/24/2008 2:51 PM, and on a whim, hscoggins
pounded out on the keyboard:

> Folks,
>
> I was working this afternoon, and suddenly, for no apparent reason, the
> icons on my desktop began to align themselves as if I had them set to Auto
> Arrange (I don't). I use a little utility called WinTidy to store the layout
> of my icons, so I can easily restore them to their "proper" positions, but
> every time I reboot, or even Refresh from the right-click menu, they all go
> back to the left-hand side of the screen.
>
> Auto Arrange, as I mentioned before, is not checked; neither is Align to
> Grid.
>
> Any ideas what might be causing this?


Hi hs,

Apparently Wintidy isn't compatible with SP2.

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Old 25-06-2008, 06:04 PM   #3
hscoggins
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Re: Desktop icons rearranging themselves

Well, it hasn't been a problem for the past few years. As I said, this just
started this afternoon, and it happens whether WinTidy happens to be running
or not.

"Terry R." wrote:

> Hi hs,
>
> Apparently Wintidy isn't compatible with SP2.
>
> --
> Terry R.
>
> ***Reply Note***
> Anti-spam measures are included in my email address.
> Delete NOSPAM from the email address after clicking Reply.
>

 
 

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