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  1.    16 Apr 2018 #1

    Icons keep moving


    I recently noticed when i put my laptop into sleep mode and awake it the icons are all on the left hand side of the screen, anyone know how i can prevent this happening?
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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       16 Apr 2018 #2

    Hi bikeit.

    Any chance Auto arrange Icons is enabled?

    Right click clear area desktop, view, Auto arrange icons.

    If it is disabled, no check mark, I would enable, place a check mark, then restart and disable. Hopefully changing state will enforce your settings.
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  3.    16 Apr 2018 #3

    Caledon Ken have tried your suggestion and will report back with how it goes. Thanks.
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  4.    16 Apr 2018 #4

    Caledon Ken have tried your suggestion and will report back with how it goes. Thanks.
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  5. AndreTen's Avatar
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       16 Apr 2018 #5

    bikeit,
    could you also check Reliability history, if there are any system problems (restart, instead of wake from sleep, or similar). It's much easier to see problems in there, than in Event viewer..

    Problems with graphic drivers could also lead to such problems.
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  6.    16 Apr 2018 #6

    AndreTen how do i check reliability history? also how do i check if the graphics card has any problems?
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  7. AndreTen's Avatar
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       16 Apr 2018 #7

    bikeit said: View Post
    AndreTen how do i check reliability history? also how do i check if the graphics card has any problems?
    Click on Start (bottom left corner) and start typing reliability - it should show in Search box - click on it. We can check on drivers later..

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  8.    16 Apr 2018 #8

    I cannot get the screen shot to save so i can post it here? any help please?
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  9. AndreTen's Avatar
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       16 Apr 2018 #9

    Here are tutorials for posting screenshots

    Basically, press WIN+Shift+S keys together and cross will appear. Mark the area to copy, deselect that A/A mark in top right corner of Reply box and press Ctrl+v :)
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