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    DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Whenever I restart my computer my DeskTop Icons move form the postion where I had last placed them. Any help appreciated.

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    Re: DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Try the following:
    Right mouse click on the desktop
    then under Arrange Icons - untick Auto Arrange

    This should stop the errant icon movement.
    Ed
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    Re: DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Hi Coinman:

    Somewhere on either www.pcworld.com or www.zdnet.com is a utility called tidy95. It's great. My desktop used to redraw & rearrange itself all the time. Look for it & download it. You can record various arrangements of icon settings & it will restore a messy desktop with a click of a button.

    Also, fire up TweakUI. Go to the Explorer tab. Check the box that says save window settings. Arrange every folder view the way you want & your desktop. Reboot. Then open TweakUI & uncheck the box.

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    Re: DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Thanks Ed ... I tried this first with no luck

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    Re: DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Dear Phil,

    Tidy95 worked GREAT !!! Thanks for the help.

    Coinman33

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    Re: DeskTop Icons Move Mysteriously

    Told ya! <img src=/S/bow.gif border=0 alt=bow width=15 height=15> I only wish I had it when I first got Win 95. My hard drive would start whirring, all icons would temporarily disappear, & then everything came back in disarray.

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