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Windows 7 sorts desktop icons in reverse order

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by asdfght5, Jun 12, 2012.

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  1. asdfght5

    asdfght5 Thread Starter

    Jan 16, 2004
    Windows 7 desktop annoys me in the way it sorts desktop icons.

    Say I add an icon and want it alpha sorted with the existing desktop icons. Right click on the desktop and Sort by ==> Name. The icons are sorted in reverse alpha order.

    To get them sorted in forward alpha order, I have to do the right-click-sort-by-name process again.

    How can I get Windows 7 to always sort the desktop icons in forward alpha order instead of alternating between forward and reverse order?
  2. pip22


    Nov 21, 2004
    Well how many times a week do you need to sort the desktop icons for it to become annoying?

    I personally don't use any of the sort-order preferences (non selected). I arrange them to my own preference (by relevance to each other) and I can't remember when was the last time I had to re-arrange them. either manually or otherwise. I just can't believe it's such a big deal to you.
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