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Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions And also, to compare the different with the two user accounts may help us find out more. I encourage you to read the Notes and Warning sections of the articles that accompany each set of batch files. But next time I run it, itsays again that it's found errors and fixed them. this contact form

Hope this works for you mic129! 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 Also, Reset All Folders button on the View tab should restore the default views of all folders while Apply to All Folders will set the folder view of every folder to All rights reserved.

Please try the request again. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Your cache administrator is webmaster. my tip is for the desktop, not 'your pictures'.

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  • The odd thing again is that they do correct themselves when I right click on the desktop and select "refesh".
  • http://midiox.com/index.htm?http%3A%2Fwww_midiox_com%2Fdesktoprestore_htm= hope it's help a bit, Enoy Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:02 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web
  • Just in case, all windows service packs are up to date, and I am using the original Dell install CD, which has never given any problems.

I got fed up andhavehave been diggingup the solution my self, its registry key problem and you can read all about this and the solution here: http://gravitypoint.se/windows-7-desktop-auto-arrange-solution/ Proposed as answer by Ask ! Proposed as answer by Spencer Shi-MSFT Friday, August 10, 2012 10:04 AM Marked as answer by BradHicks Sunday, August 12, 2012 8:29 PM Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:32 PM Reply | This is for XP Home; Pro should be the same or similar.

To find the root cause may need to analysis more deeper logs. I reloaded Windows 7 (x64) from scratch, and now using the same user account as before I can re-arrange icons on the desktop with no issues. However, in Windows 7 and in Windows 8, none of the menus - Arrange by, View, Sort by/Group by - contain Auto Arrange or Align commands, as shown in Figure B. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy TechNet Products

Here's what I mean by that. Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.1Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Thanks. Turned my laptop on and found all my desktop icons had auto arranged down the left hand side in alphabetical order.

Figure B Neither the Auto Arrange nor Align commands appear in folders in Windows 7 or Windows 8.Figure C The View menu on the desktop contains the Auto arrange icons and Mar 6, 2013 #2 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 http://yourforum.gr/InvisionBoard/index.php?showtopic=140682 you want deskinstU.msi - brief description and download link from the provided link. My icons have always "auto arranged" in the desktop (please note I'm not talking about when I see things in their folders) with the appropriate elements selected. 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.

Any ideas? weblink Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Reply With Quote March 26th, 2007,12:21 PM #8 Steve R Jones View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Sep 1999 Location Dallas, Tx. Thanks DavidNothing Wednesday, December 24, 2014 8:24 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hey, Having same issue on windows 10.

Using Windows XP, I want to disable/kill the Auto Arrange function in My Pictures (and all sub-folders). 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 After you have disabled it this way you can change your view back to the one of your choice and Auto Arrange should be disabled. navigate here Sep 15, 2002 How to stop windows xp from auto recreating folders?

Note it saves a layout keyed on your current resolution (like 1280 x 1024) and if you change that resolution you need to save another at the new resolution. I have made sure both 'auto arrange icons' and 'align icons to grid' are turned off. 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

This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. 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 Reply With Quote March 26th, 2007,12:32 PM #10 Steve R Jones View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Sep 1999 Location Dallas, Tx. No, create an account now.

Still no luck with fixing the auto arrange. 3. This helps a lot if, like me, I also remotely access other PC's at different resolutions. Fortunately, Microsoft MVP Shawn Brink has created a couple of very slick batch files that quickly edit the registry to disable this permanent setting and bring back the Auto arrange icons his comment is here Steve, I tried your tweak and still nothing happens.

This is fixed if I manually refresh the view on my desktop. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. Fixed that and now Everything is back to normal! If you can see desktop.ini on the desktop, please delete it for a test. 2.

Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. itsonlydannyFeb 26, 2013, 5:38 PM Hi,This is driving me nuts! . found kind a workaround with a small application call "Restore Desktop" that are suited to all windows versions (maybe a different installer is require). How to enable "auto arrange pics in folders with XP How to disable auto-arrangement/auto-alignment of icons on..

This disability is especially apparent when you are looking at a folder full of images. Below that it shows Refresh & below that both Paste & Paste short shortcut are grayed out on mine. But.. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. 0 Auto Arrange problem Started by lewmur , Apr 11 2007 01:45 PM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1

how to disable a new windows 8 startup option in xp How to disable outlook express windows xp How to disable exe files windows xp solved BenQ RL2455HM How do I I know that this could be done under the registry change shown below for Windows 2000 Pro, however this does not work for Windows XP [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer\DeskVi ew] "Settings"=hex:01,00,00,00,21,02,00,00, Any info, Last edited by mic129; 2012-07-08 at 04:56 PM. Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Quick Navigation Computer Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums News News World of

Back to top #3 OFFLINE lewmur lewmur Discussion Deity Members 3,604 posts Posted 11 April 2007 - 03:02 PM Bob Daun, on Apr 11 2007, 03:31 PM, said:I am running