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Desktop Icons Out Of Order

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by frdasd, Oct 22, 2007.

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  1. frdasd

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    Recently I used REGSEEKER to clean the registry. All worked well, except now whenever I reboot or restart the system all the icons on the desktop are sorted and alligned to grid. It makes no difference how you check the align to grid option under the desktop arrange icons by selection. The sort, add, align to grid is always performed. I have a DEll Precission 340 about 4 years old and have never had this problem. The operating system is XP PRO. I suspect that I need to go into REGEDiT and change a value but I cannot find what the value is. Thanks!!
     
  2. The Hound

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    Welcome to TSG....Tread lightly in that registry-a computer can be rendered unbootable, and a life not worth living with a careless edit. If you do edit, please back up the registry first-or at the very least export a copy of the key(s) you're editing.

    Before you do all that, make sure that Auto Arrange and Lock Web Items on Desktop are unchecked as well.
     
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