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My desktop icons are frozen

by purpleheathbug / November 30, 2007 1:49 PM PST

My icons on my desktop are frozen; I cannot move any icons to any place on my desktop, including moving them into the trash bin, or moving them into another folder. I can only delete them by right-clicking them, or going into "Add-Remove programs". I have tried all the right-click options available, including lock/unlock icons, align to grid, and all others that are recommended when I have previously asked this question. (I have had this problem once before and was able to fix it, but I cannot remember what I did.) Any suggestions?

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by JP Bill / November 30, 2007 1:55 PM PST

How to Arrange or Move Icons
To arrange icons by name, type, date, or size, right-click a blank area on the desktop, and then click Arrange Icons. Click the command that indicates how you want to arrange the icons (by Name, by Type, and so on). If you want the icons to be automatically arranged, click Auto Arrange.

If you want to arrange the icons on your own, click Auto Arrange to remove the check mark.

JP Bill

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