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Desktop resolution does not remain same size


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#1 richncali

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 12:52 PM

On a reboot or just turning on the PC, I always have to change my desktop resolution to where it was. I select "autoarrange", but it doesn't do anything. Am I doing something wrong?
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#2 hamluis

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 01:11 PM

Auto arrange pertains to icons, not resolution...and is not the option you want...that puts them into those neat rows :thumbsup:.

Uncheck auto arrange and they will be as they were when you last logged off.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289587

FWIW: Resolution involves the depth of the desktop screen and is controlled by the video driver. Lower resolution numbers (e.g., 800x600) produce a smaller amount of desktop space, while larger resolutions produce more room for icons, etc.

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=207

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