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I tried to use Tweak UI and rebuild the Icon List in case this was the problem, and nothing as well. Here's what I mean by that. Back to top #4 OFFLINE goretsky goretsky Forum Fiend Forum Moderators 1,827 posts Posted 13 April 2007 - 05:20 AM Hello,If you run the Registry Editor (filename: REGEDIT.EXE) and navigate Generated Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:12:43 GMT by s_wx1199 (squid/3.5.20) Register Help Remember Me? http://thumbd.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-mode-windows-update-not-working.html
Posts 21,207 Which of the two options are you using? I think by default, they're saved in the order you save them in,but once you RIGHT click in that folder, you get a menu that shows View with a slide out I do it to all my machines... "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Reply With Quote March 26th, 2007,01:57 PM #11 SOLE2000 View Profile View Forum That is normal behaviour, deleting an icon does not automatically cause the other icons to change position.
But next time I run it, itsays again that it's found errors and fixed them. Using Windows XP, I want to disable/kill the Auto Arrange function in My Pictures (and all sub-folders). Have gone to that reg key and rename it 'OldDesktop'.
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- I changed them back to how they were and didn't think anything more about it until the next day when I booted up and they had auto arranged again. - I
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- That is how it is on my XP If the above don't work, you "might" try this http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/35807-45-disable-auto-arrange-folders Mar 8, 2013 #4 (You must log in or sign up to
Register now! Registry setting to Auto-Arrange Desktop Icons in XP Responses to "Registry setting to Auto-Arrange Desktop Icons in XP" Michael Patten Joseph Tate Guest Posts: n/a Re: Registry setting to Auto-Arrange Did not find solution, tried everything Google trowed on me. This means that you can easily disable the Auto Arrange and Align to Grid settings and essentially rearrange the icons in any way that you want, as shown in Figure A.
Can't seem to get a successful run through when it doesn't find any errors. Need an account? It will then add the necessary settings to the registry to disable the permanent Auto arrange setting and re-enable the Auto arrange icons and Align icons to grid menu items. Does the picture help?
This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. After you run the disable batch file, the permanent Auto arrange setting will be disabled for every folder in the operating system except the Library folders: Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos. Powered by Livefyre Add your Comment Editor's Picks IBM Watson: The inside story Rise of the million-dollar smartphone The world's smartest cities The undercover war on your internet secrets Free Newsletters, Several functions may not work.
In the process of trying to fix I made one to many registry changes and the computer started doing some wierd stuff that I couldn't recover from. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows XP [Pro] Auto Arrange Function on Desktop not working If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking The odd thing again is that they do correct themselves when I right click on the desktop and select "refesh". Posts 21,207 Except I tested it on one of my machines and they did auto arranged "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Reply With Quote March
Results 1 to 11 of 11 Thread: [Pro] Auto Arrange Function on Desktop not working Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread this content Reply With Quote 2012-07-20,05:41 AM #3 mic129 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads High Overlord Join Date Feb 2011 Posts 106 Originally Posted by Deadata I had Let's take a closer look. Still no luck with fixing the auto arrange. 3.
Then rename the "desktop" to something else such as "olddesktop"Niki Han TechNet Community Support
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 7:54 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote Hi, Auto Arrange simply moves the icons neatly to the beginning of the window. Unticking it in context menu (right click) makes no difference nor (anymore) does editing the Registry Entry (ie, HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Windows NT/Current Settings/Program Manager/Settings/Auto-Arrange/Edit D Word Value, etc. weblink
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Posts 21,207 Refresh was designed to do just that-> refresh... which view do you have your My Pictures (and subfolders) set to? Such as installed programs, different settings...
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The problem In Windows XP, no matter what folder you have open, if you are using the Icon View setting, you can pull down the view menu and access the Auto It adds an extra option to the right-click from the desktop under "Arrange icons by....." you now have "lock web items on desktop". Thanks, SpencerPlease remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. Hope this works for you mic129!
I actually reformatted the computer because of a failed HD, and so it just seems like windows didn't quite install correctly, or some software may be causing some sort of conflict Works for me. So it just seems to be affecting my user account on the laptop. check over here Friday, August 10, 2012 10:09 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This might sound very simple...