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If the game is compatible with 64bit it doesn't change. going back to 7 Dave says: December 12, 2015 at 4:23 pm Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit. When you exit the game, the screen resolution may change back, but the icons have already been re-arranged. I was searching for a solution on YouTube and I found a person who told basically told the viewers to add a new display and use that in order to get

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Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - A little more info is needed? Check if the issue persists now. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/desktop-icons-move-multiple-monitors/17d0c47f-92b0-4a5b-a75d-3c436ac794dd Here is how you can fix that.

Please let us know whic suggestion fixed your situation. Please remember this will go for the video board's on board memory which could cause the same problem. OS Windows 8.1 Quote 21 May 2015 #6 David Bailey View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Harrisonburg, Va. A law against selling any house cheaper than it was bought for, what consequences would that have?

Doe Jemma says: December 14, 2015 at 5:22 pm I have stumbled unto a fix for, Windows 10 desktop not remembering icon locations between boots or from sleep. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/help-windows-display-setting-keeps-resetting-after-startup-502804/ When I get home from school, Ill plug my screen in, and close my laptop lid (which makes the laptop treat the Monitor as the primary and only screen). For example, it tends to happen when you modify the screen resolution. So I did that, it worked perfectly fine, but after I changed back to my regular display I noticed that the icons rearranged themselves for some reason.

Totally unacceptable! have a peek at these guys Faster derangements? ellen says: May 7, 2015 at 7:21 pm Ian - thanks so much for your suggestion to create a folder shortcuts as the solution. Before submitting, please solve the following simple math problem (so we know that you are not a spambot) :-) What is 5 - 3 ?Please leave these fields as-is: Useful Windows

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Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Email me when someone adds a comment here. It worked for me too! It took a couple months' research to finally find something that works (other than downloading yet another utility application as a workaround for all the various Windows 7 bugs and deficiencies)!

Customization Lag/Laggy animations with multiple displays (Extend desktop)I have three of these monitors all connected to a single GTX 680.

OS Windows 8.1 Quote 11 May 2015 #2 David Bailey View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Harrisonburg, Va. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center WinAbility Software Search Primary Menu Skip to content SOFTWARE Folder Guard USBCrypt AB Commander StartFinity MySecretFolder Space I don't know how well this will work for your games (worst off you just need to leave the grid feature off) but it will hopefully solve turning monitors on and A paid-for version is also available, which adds extra features, such as automatically saving your layouts for you and repairing the Windows icon cache, should it become corrupted.

To see or change this option, right-click on an empty space of your desktop, and move the mouse pointer to highlight the View item on the shortcut menu. Thank you for the tip, just needs to be addressed further. Doug says: August 26, 2014 at 7:52 pm The suggested setting change does not stop windows from rearranging icons. this content Not to run that program :-) or look through its settings, maybe there is an option to adjust the screen resolution it uses.

One HDMI, the other DVI). It is random and annoying and hasbeen for years - I use Windows and MS Office everyday and I have a very specific arrangement of icons that I like and presently