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Old December 9th 10, 05:27 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Tim Meddick[_3_]
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Default Array of icons on Desktop

Again - if it were that simple - why do programmers spend time creating
3rd-party solutions to a problem that 99.99999% of PC users experience
through every incarnation of the Windows OS?!

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Cheers, Tim Meddick, Peckham, London. :-)




"MyNews" wrote in message
...
Just right click desktop
Arrange Icons By
UnCheck
Auto Arrange
Align To Grid

Check
Lock web Items on Desttop
is all you have to do!

"William Lurie" wrote in message
...
Maybe this is trivia, but maybe I'm not alone in caring.
In going to LCD monitor, and changing resolution, I find that XP
rearranges my 25-odd icons and I have to put them all back.
Is there a way of saving a desktop as my Default and resetting things to
that Default when they go awry?



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Old December 9th 10, 07:40 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
MyNews
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Default Array of icons on Desktop

To give out 3rd-party Spyware is why 45% of programmers spend so much time
creating solutions to a problem that a no problem!

And there Two solutions
One is rearranges 25-odd icons and I have to put them all back then Screen
Capture,
Then make a Image Map and SAVE AS A HTM file, remove all the 25-odd icons
from Desktop,
Right Click on Desktop Click on Active Desktop, Click on Customize my
Desktop,
Check View my Active Desktop as a web page, Click on New, Look for your HTM
File click on it!
And Click on Effects Tab
and Check Hide icons when the desktop is Viewed as a Web page!
Click Apply OK

For there no programmers 3rd-party Software can creating solutions to a
problem but you!

solution Two is creating your on program with do_it_yourself_kit.exe or
script_center.exe by Microsoft

But Tim Meddick that is for programmers like you and I Hmm



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Old December 9th 10, 09:23 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
Anthony Buckland
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Default Array of icons on Desktop


"William Lurie" wrote in message
...
Maybe this is trivia, but maybe I'm not alone in caring.
In going to LCD monitor, and changing resolution, I find that XP
rearranges my 25-odd icons and I have to put them all back.
Is there a way of saving a desktop as my Default and resetting things to
that Default when they go awry?


I long ago gave up on custom arrangement, and just got
used to finding the icons when in alphabetical order.


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Old December 10th 10, 01:27 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
JD
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Default Array of icons on Desktop

Anthony Buckland wrote:
"William wrote in message
...
Maybe this is trivia, but maybe I'm not alone in caring.
In going to LCD monitor, and changing resolution, I find that XP
rearranges my 25-odd icons and I have to put them all back.
Is there a way of saving a desktop as my Default and resetting things to
that Default when they go awry?


I long ago gave up on custom arrangement, and just got
used to finding the icons when in alphabetical order.



http://www.midiox.com/

Click on Desktop Restore.

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JD..
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Old December 10th 10, 01:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics
JD
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Default Array of icons on Desktop

Answer is Yes!

http://www.midiox.com/

Click on Desktop Restore.

Tim Meddick wrote:
(Answer re-submitted from thread: "Desktop Icons" - alt.windowsxp.general)

This is quite a common question - and the answer is NO!

Windows (all versions but especially XP) has a habit of re-positioning
icons (i.e. forgetting your custom arrangement) at undetermined intervals.

The only way we have agreed upon to make any semi-permanent arrangement is
to re-name each desktop shortcut so that it either starts with a number or
number-letter combination so that when you select...

"right-click" Arrange Icons By Name

...on your desktop, the icons will be arranged in the order you want them
to be in.

Sorry if this isn't what you wanted to hear, but it's my best suggestion.

(Although, a google search may turn up some sort of third-party app)

==

Cheers, Tim Meddick, Peckham, London. :-)




"William Lurie" wrote in message
...
Maybe this is trivia, but maybe I'm not alone in caring.
In going to LCD monitor, and changing resolution, I find that XP
rearranges my 25-odd icons and I have to put them all back.
Is there a way of saving a desktop as my Default and resetting things to
that Default when they go awry?






--
JD..
 




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