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Bloch > <> wrote: >> On 12/14/2011, Mark posted: >>> It moved RIGHT? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I switch from one >> account with a larger DPI setting to one with a lower one, and resizing >> often occurs. >> >> I also have two boxes linked through Please allow up to 5 seconds… DDoS protection by Cloudflare Ray ID: 343836dbdf037630 Developer Forum Board index Windows XP XP desktop Icons move after 'Switch User' XP desktop Icons move after weblink

Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. Mark > Mark wrote: >> Thanks Ed, the DPI and resolution settings was the first place I went to. >> It's a new laptop and I'm still setting it up and Their right window edges are flush with the right > edge of the screen. > When I switch to the other account and back again, they have moved to the > Not left? see it here

Join Now Help Remember Me? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Icons moving yes, but not >> windows.

Odd that it's just 32-bit programs. >> I'm up-to-date on graphics driver etc. >> I've to install Win7 SP1 maybe that will sort it. RE: Desktop icons move off 2nd screen after log off/in or switch users Jozy (TechnicalUser) (OP) 7 Apr 06 09:11 I installed the latest nVidia drivers (84.21_forceware) - didn't remove current So far they appear to be 32-bit programs and they move to the left about 110 pixels. Desktop icons move back to left after refreshinh in General Support I have given up trying to solve this problem.

Question for both of you: Regardless of direction, once it moves, does it stay in the new position, or does it continue to move farther and farther every time you switch Resources Join | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2017 ENGINEERING.com, Inc. More... https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings/windows-10-desktop-icons-auto-arrange-problem/aabaeb1f-60f3-41a9-8add-e6b98600dfcf?page=33 In all my years of > computing I've never seen this before.

Restart the computer and test the issue.   Note: Clean Boot is a troubleshooting step. Strange to me, my larger (left) monitor, while the primary, is labeled as "2" - not sure if that's relevant.Since I installed another user on this system, after I've arranged icons Here's more on Fast User Switchinghttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=279765http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=279782This doesn't help me alot, as I like to leave both users logged in, but at least I know I have the option of saving my Googling doesn't come up with anything except people with moving icons.

Googling doesn't come up with anything > except people with moving icons. > > thanks > This Youtube video shows what's going on when you're not looking at the desktop http://youtu.be/5Gs2d5BFCM8 Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. Stay logged in Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums! Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. have a peek at these guys When I did my test, I had a window on the *left* and *not* at the very edge. What's New? System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS Windows 7 x64 build 7100 & Ubuntu 9.04 CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz Motherboard ASUS P5QC Memory 2x2GB Graphics Card NVidia GeForce 9500GT 1Gb

Weird... Before reinstalling by using a new disc, let’s try a clean boot and see the result:   1. When I switch from my administrator account to the limited Family account and then back again some of the windows on the desktop have moved! check over here My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Both have (groups of) Icons placed in different areas of the desktop. By the way SP1 didn't solve it as we expected. IconRestore was a free option adding right click menu items (while pointing at desktop) to save and restore layout, but not automatic.I think this problem has something to do with automatic

The problem in my case was a weird issue, but it is now fixed.

Click Start, type "MSCONFIG" (without the quotations) in the Search Bar and Press "Enter" to start the System Configuration Utility.   Note: Please click Continue if the "User Account Control" window It only seems to move once. Crazy. No, I am not serious.

Bloch > <> wrote: > >> On 12/14/2011, Mark posted: >>> It moved RIGHT? Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Steve C View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Power User Posts : 1,431 Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop) New 15 Dec 2015 #1 Icons this content Not left? >>> Even odder. >> >> Yes.

I've even seen the > Recycle Bin move from top right to top left. > > Ed > Mark, Dec 12, 2011 #3 Ed Cryer Guest Mark wrote: > Thanks All icons will be swept up to the left side of the screen. Auto arrange icons is off. From my first post in this thread: "I went through a second cycle without either moving the window myself, or logging out of the new user.

This time the window stayed in place." I meant I didn't manually move the window before the second cycle, i.e., I let Windows have its way with me. -- Gene E. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I should also mention I stumbled on or had experience with a few utilities that help save icon position including:EZDeskhttp://home.comcast.net/~ezwaretech/SaveMyDesktop (did not try)http://www.softforall.com/Desktop/IconTools/Save_My_Desktop03040004.htmIconRestorehttp://users.rcn.com/taylotr/icon_restore.htmlWinTidy 2.0http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,17748,00.asp(requires subscription service)Of those tested, EZDesk showed promise Interestingly, the right-side icons stayed put after a reboot of the computer, as long as the same user is involved.

Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell Inspiron 7537 Laptop & Home Built PC OS: Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop) CPU: i5-3570K (Desktop) & i7-4500U (Laptop) Vista General Disable "Switch User" at logoffIs there a way to disable the "Switch User" function when I logoff? Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. Googling doesn't come up with anything >>> except people with moving icons. >>> >>> thanks >>> >> >> Do the two accounts have different video settings?

It's a new laptop and I'm still setting it up and this was the first time I'd used the new Family account and switched back to my admin account. When I switched back from the other account it thought my desktop was 1440x900 instead of 1600x900 and asked me if I wanted to save the icons layout. Googling doesn't come up with anything except people with > moving icons. > > thanks > Mark, Dec 20, 2011 #20 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us.

And this happens whichever user I'm logged into - when I log out then log in the icons retreat to the primary screen.Graphics driver is 6.6.9.3, 10/29/2004. This time the window stayed in place." >> >> I meant I didn't manually move the window before the second cycle, >> i.e., I let Windows have its way with me. Click the "Services" tab, check the "Hide All Microsoft Services" box and click "Disable All" (if it is not gray). 3. Not a great problem, just annoying.

There's nothing in the registry. Sign up now! It has the ability to store and restore desktop icons as well. Icons moving yes, but not > windows.