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Desktop Icons Keep Rearranging Themselves After Reboot


Desktop icons keep rearranging themselves to the left, how do you stop it? I've turned off the auto arrange thing and still every time i reboot my icons all wind up back on the left. How the heck are you supposed to keep your desktop icons organized?

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Desktop Icons Missing After Reboot

Environment:

Hardware: compaq 64bit, dual monitor, 4 gig ram, terabytes of hd space.
Os: windows 7 ultimate, 32 bit.
Latest windows updates, service packs, etc.

Visual studio 2008 professional, expression studio 3. 0, office 2007 ultimate, visio 2007 ultimate, sql server development 2005, sql express 2005, pinnacle studio (video editing), adobe premier (video editing), and a number of other applications.

Issue: i have quite a few icons on my desktop. Every time i reboot the desktop returns, but missing many of my desktop icons. I have resorted to putting my desktop icons in a folder, where i can easily get them back after each reboot. This is the first time i have seen something like this, all the way back to windows 1. 0. It is sort of annoying, and i would like to find a fix. Any ideas on where to look?


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Pc wore fully booted and icons are still missing.
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I can't left click on desktop to multiple mark ether.

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I have right clicked my desktop > personalize > change desktop items.
They're all marked in the box.
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Win 7 is installed on a 150 gb 7200 rpm hdd.
It's a clean hdd with only win 7 installed on it.

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I'll add a picture of my desktop.

http://img15. Imageshack. Us/img15/7619/desktopvj.png


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