Are you having a hard time making your desktop icons stay where you want them in Windows 10?  Are they seemingly jumping around at will or snapping into a grid that you don’t want?

There may be a simple way to fix it. Start by right-clicking on a blank spot on your PC’s desktop and selecting View.

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You’ll see an option to auto-arrange icons.

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Tick that and Windows will automatically arrange your icons. If, for example, you wanted to move your Chrome icon to the middle of the desktop, you wouldn’t be able to.

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The other option is to align the icons to a grid.

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Choose that, and you can move icons, but the will line up at the top or the side in straight lines.

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Now, I’ll uncheck both options.

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I’m able to move the icon pretty much any place I want.

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