How to stop desktop icons from moving on a windows 7 computer Tags: Configuration Desktop Icons Windows 7 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 c 228 $ 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 209 $ 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 When I restart my windows 7, my icons reassamble them selves, how do I stop this Forum Can not move my icons on the desktop in windows 7 Forum Stop desktop icons from moving Forum How do i unlock my desktop icons on windows 7 Forum how can I get my windows 8 desktop icons to look right? they are sort of greyed out - but still are usable. Also the clock i solution Moving Windows Desktop icons in XP Forum SolvedPutting Windows 7 on HDD then moving it to another computer solution Windows 7 Taskbar Icons Moving for IE 9 only Forum SolvedWindows does not move to stop the Windows Start how to solve? solution Windows 7 Taskbar Icons Moving Around Forum SolvedMoving to a SSD, no windows7 cd or activation code. How can I legally get windows from this drive to my other? solution Windows 7 Desktop Icons Won't Load solution SolvedWhen i boot my windows 7 it display only Starting Windows and computer stop there as it is. Kindly suggest solution Solvedhow to stop users from installing new programs in Windows 7 solution Moving windows 7 to another computer solution Lock windows 7 desktop icons in place Forum Moving Windows 7 from one computer to another? solution SolvedWindows 7 and how do I stop it from auto updating GPU drivers? solution Anyone know how to stop with Windows 7 glitch? solution Icons on my Windows 7 desktop Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !