| By Fred Langa |
It’s been a constant, low-level frustration for years. You get your desktop icons just right, and then Windows moves them on you.
Fortunately, a couple of easy tweaks can give you permanent control over exactly where your icons go!
Keeping desktop icons organized becomes a hassle
Steve O’Keefe ran into a frustrating scenario that many, many of us have encountered.
- “I keep a lot of icons on my Win7 desktop and have a problem keeping them sorted by name.
“I’ve right-clicked to my desktop properties and selected sort by name. But when I create a new icon and select refresh (or reselect sort by name), they often don’t sort as expected.
But you can gain control of your icon placement with a few basic tips and tweaks.
Here’s the first point to remember: Although it’s not obvious, the Sort by options can operate in two different ways.