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Posted 22 May 2006 - 03:10 PM
Edited by stevealmighty, 22 May 2006 - 03:11 PM.
Posted 22 May 2006 - 08:39 PM
Posted 22 May 2006 - 09:22 PM
After you arrange them the way you want them download this little freeware utility that allows you to save the desktop icon layout so if it ever gets changed accidentally it takes but one click to restore it to the way you had it:
Posted 22 May 2006 - 09:37 PM
Don't sweat the small stuff! I saw this post and said to myself "Hey, I know this one!" Then it took me 10 minutes of searching for the little "Lock desktop icons" box I was thinking of! See, happens to all of us!
Right click on your desktop to bring up a pop up window. Click on the "Desktop" tab. Now, click on the "Customize Desktop..." button towards the bottom on the left. Now, click on the "Web" tab. Here's the problem: The "Lock Desktop Icons" box is checked (towards bottom of box). Uncheck this box, and you'll be able to move your icons how ever you like!
Hope this helps! Let us know!
Posted 22 May 2006 - 09:56 PM
Edited by Enthusiast, 22 May 2006 - 10:09 PM.
Posted 22 May 2006 - 09:58 PM
Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:06 PM
..... Oh dear, I couldn't figure out how to add the two desktop 'captured images' here. Got them into 'paint' and lo, they won't transfer. Off to read through all the mini-tutorials on this site as I'm sure that topic is already covered somewhere.
Edited by medab1, 22 May 2006 - 10:07 PM.
Learn to take screenshots & add them to your posts.
Learn to use Google Search.
Make full system images to restore to if your computer goes bonkers.
Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:08 PM
The way to post an image here is to upload them to a picture hosting site and then use the link they provide.
One such site is Image Spot
It will then give you a variety of ways to use the link they provide which you just cut and paste into the forum window where you post/
Use "Your Image in BBCode"
An example would be:
[ img ]http://img15.imgspot.com/u/06/141/22/IE1148352050.jpg[ /img ]
(I put spaces between the brackets and the word img and /img to show you what the image in BB Code would look like.
Back to the icons -
Right click on the desktop and click "properties".
Do you have a theme chosen other than XP or Windows Classic?
If so, use one of those which you access with the dropdown arrow to the right of the theme name.
Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:12 PM
Edited by Enthusiast, 22 May 2006 - 10:17 PM.
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