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I see a good number of threads on MS boards re: this problem on 8.0 and 8.1, none of which are encouraging. Similar Threads Thread Forum How to place icons on Desktop - build 10074Until build 10074, I could go to Personalize then Change desktop icons to put This PC, my account folder, The user is a legal professional, not a pc tech. So I went ahead and updated, all worked fine, shut down and booted pc back up the next day (Monday) and sure enough icons moved. http://liveterrain.com/desktop-icons/icons-are-gone.php

Either way, this can be marked as problem solved, simply because it randomly decided to work on it's own again. I goofed around with settings, and this is always the case. This problem is happening on boot up, I can move an icon to a different spot, reboot and it will be moved back to the left side of my screen. Sometimes no sync at all occurs, sometimes resolution is difficult to set [impossible for non-tech users], primary display designation is lost/reassigned, etc.

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The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This problem is happening on boot up, I can move an icon to a different spot, reboot and it will be moved back to the left side of my screen. Browser: Firefox, Brave and Edge Antivirus: Defender..

  1. This restarts the Windows Explorer process.
  2. The only coincidence I can think of that may have caused this is my graphic drivers.
  3. My taskbar stays on the right screen (#1).
  4. And if possible in such a way that any future changes made to the primary desktop are automatically reflected on the secondary.
  5. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...
  6. I suggest being careful with the second solution in case you are not familiar with the Taskmanager or ending/starting processes or the Windows Explorer process.
  7. in particular, the point one poster made about differing resolutions makes some sense, when we're dealing with the poorly implemented Intel HD graphics trying to switch between displays.
  8. Get the answer davweeMar 21, 2012, 4:07 PM If using windows 7 right click on the desktop go into personalize, click on change desk top icons on the left of the

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I disconnected my main monitor (my main monitor is connected by a DisplayPort cable) to move the wire and reposition the monitor on my desk. Display - Change Main Display Thanks, but I did that when I ran the nVidia dual display wizard and when I right click on the empty space of my primary display Show Desktop Icons On Both Monitors solved creative but stubborn computer (ASUS) chooses own desktop and icons solved Icons move on there own Desktop Icons moving every time I boot up - Windows 8.1 Please Stop Moving

Select "View". Show Desktop Icons On Second Monitor The only solution I found for now is to switch off the Theme service in the service panel (right click My Computer, them click Manage). My problem is I was using extended desktop and the tv monitor it is connected to is set as the primary monitor. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/309974-icons-moved-seconday-display-cant-move-them-back-primary.html Right Click the Desktop.2.

xrtpatriotMar 28, 2012, 8:55 AM davwee said: If using windows 7 right click on the desktop go into personalize, click on change desk top icons on the left of the screen, Dual Monitors Icons Keep Moving When you open... I have been having the problem on and off this whole time. Your interface will disappear.

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after that drag the boxes left or right depending on where your monitors are. #5 UnKnOwN, Jan 12, 2009 OffTheLeft New MemberJoined:May 7, 2009Messages:2Likes Received:0 iroken22 said: ↑This is a glitch https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/7033-how-fix-moving-resizing-disappearing-etc-desktop-icons.html This is about a major bug in Windows. Desktop Icons Not On Primary Monitor Generated Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:20:14 GMT by s_hp87 (squid/3.5.23) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.9/ Connection Move Desktop Icons To Primary Monitor Windows 10 Joined : Jan 2014 Oak Ridge TN, USA Posts : 23,932 Windows 10 Pro x64 New 13 Jun 2015 #2 Which build are you using..

OS: windows 7 Quote BunnyJ View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Guitar Bunny!! http://liveterrain.com/desktop-icons/desktop-icons-gone.php However having to move them every day because their position is NOT being saved is a real hassle. General Support Drunk Desktop IconsSince this morning's reboot all desktop icons have changed size and are now located on the left hand side of the screen. It also opens up the Core parking mumbo jumbo in your power settings in the control panel.I am a avid TechReport reader and i posted on their forums about disabling core Desktop Icons Split Between Two Monitors

There is a big difference in cause/effect/solution between: A) Problems occurring from use of 2 monitors, especially laptops switching between onboard display and external monitor., B) Problems occurring with use of The monitor flickers briefly, then all my icons scatter to the left side of the main screen. Useful SearchesRecent Posts Log in Sign up Windows Forum Windows Help and Support Forums > Desktop Customization > Dismiss Notice Welcome to Windows Forums. this page Thank you so very much.

The problem will ignore/circumvent both of those options FreonPSandozJul 18, 2015, 9:08 AM cognus said: I want to thank all the participants here: I have read endless threads on Microsoft boards Keep Desktop Icons On Main Display When I move it to the left (so the "2" Screen is on the left of hte "1" Screen in the setup) all my icons move to the left screen (#2 Installed all drivers programs and antivirus.

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Browser: Firefox, Brave and Edge Antivirus: Defender.. I've also not right clicked my desktop and clicked sort by >. The time now is 03:20. Windows 10 Dual Monitors Icons Keep Moving with auto-arrange etc UNCHECKED [so, supposedly icons do what you make them do], the icons will rearrange themselves in a random fashion, resize differently, "ghost-out", etc.

The only coincidence I can think of that may have caused this is my graphic drivers. Every time I refresh my desktop, icons move to left side, even if I sort them by myself, they just go back after each refresh. The... http://liveterrain.com/desktop-icons/icons-disappearing.php When I reconnected my main monitor I had to run through the nVidia dual monitor setup and respecify my primary display which moved the taskbar back to where is had previously