How to stop desktop icons from moving on a windows 7 computer Tags: Configuration Desktop Icons Windows 7 How To Computers Last response: July 7, 2011 5:54 PM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 July 7, 2011 1:05:10 PM Hello, how to stop desktop icons from moving on a windows 7 computer More about : stop desktop icons moving windows computer Hawkeye22 a b $ Windows 7 July 7, 2011 5:36:18 PM I don't think there is a facility to do this. Windows 7 remembers where your icons are between reboots and leaves them as is. If however you change the screen size, even via remote desktop, the icons will auto arrange. sminlal a c 208 $ Windows 7 July 7, 2011 5:54:59 PM If you're referring to the "Auto Arrange" option which aligns icons on a regularly-spaced grid, you can turn it off by right-clicking the desktop and selecting "View -> Auto Arrange Icons". Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhen I restart my windows 7 , my icons reassamble them selves, how do I stop this ForumDesktop icons moving - even when autoarrange is unchecked ForumDesktop icons moving on their own! ForumAll icons moving to desktop after SSD install. ForumTakes a long time to show files icons in Windows Explorer ForumRestore those wandering desktop icons to their place ForumStop desktop icons from moving ForumOne of my fences on my desktop disappeared along with the icons ForumNailing icons to desktop on Windows 7 ForumCan not move my icons on the desktop in windows 7 ForumDesktop - Stop Snap of icons ForumIcons on my Windows 7 desktop ForumHELP-I lost my Windows 98 Desktop/Icons ... ForumHow to Choose Connection (Wired or Wireless) on Desktop Computer ? ForumHiding icons on desktop "permanently" ForumDesktop icons always reset ForumWindow 7 ultimate hp product key Forum[Solved] Cannot select dual boot in windows 7 ForumCAN I SET UP MY COMPUTER TO AUTOMATICALLY LOG INTO A SITE ForumMods for pc games windows 7 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !