Desktop Icons rearranged after freezeup. ???

  Demora 23:08 17 Mar 08

Hi Today I noticed that after I had a freeze up of the Desktop on my laptop my Icons had all been rearranged. This was after trying to access an old cd of photos.

So I then came to my desktop and tried the cd inthat. It again froze the pc, BUT this time my Icons were left alone.

Question is how do I stop the laptop from re arranging the icons? Laptop is Xp service pack2 Home edition and the desktop is XP sp2 Pro.



  brundle 23:19 17 Mar 08

Won't stop the weird problem but it will help put things back if it happens again; click here

  DieSse 23:51 17 Mar 08

I've been successfully using Iconoid for a few weeks now to put icons back to how they were. I need to change resolutions for use with a projector, and Iconoid makes it a doddle to get the icons right in several resolutions. Excellent little utility.

click here

  BT 08:34 18 Mar 08

I use Icon Restore from

click here

  Demora 09:32 18 Mar 08

Thanks for those links. I'll check them out later today.

It just seems strange that the notebook does the rearrange thing and the desktop doesn't. Even after using safe mode on the desktop my Icons remain just where they should be.

Thanks again.


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