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desktop icons resizing after reboot pls help!!!!

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#1
hello i have turned on my pc
and i did have my desktop icons in small size, but when i started it today my icons came to a medium size, i have restarted my pc but again, they appeared in medium size.

even when i go and open and icon and there are the other icons, which i place them to medium tiles
and when i close the window and open it again they become a list
i dont know what happend, and i also did an icon cache repair and it did not work
help pls#
thanks
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#2
Do you have a restore point that predates the problem.
#3
i have tried that but it gives me an error
#4
If my Anti Virus program is running, restore fails, so I turn it off first.
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#5
so i have to turn off the anti virus to make a system restore?
#6
On my setup, I have to turn it off before restoring (not when creating).
#7
Desktop icons or explorer icons ?

desktop in vista or win 7-right click desktop,then left clik personalize,display

explorer icons-open explorer window-select view (set icon layout & or size)then close it-now go to tools-folder options-hit button that says "apply to all folders"

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#8
Originally posted by scorpNZ:
Desktop icons or explorer icons ?

desktop in vista or win 7-right click desktop,then left clik personalize,display

explorer icons-open explorer window-select view (set icon layout & or size)then close it-now go to tools-folder options-hit button that says "apply to all folders"
i think there is something wrong with windows 7 because what it is doing, when i select the dektop icons to a small size, they come to small. but when i reboot the icons appears to be on medium size again.
its like its not saving, i can't find any solution to this problem.

and also when i open an icon sya i open a games icon, and the games are in a list view. i put them in a tile view for example, when i close the window , and open it again they won't stay in tile view, they become list view again.
#9
I don't have anything for the icons resizing, but I did have the problem of folder setting e.g 'details' reverting to 'list'.

If you right click on a folder > properties > customize, there is a drop down list of the various types of folders.
Most of mine are 'general' so customizing it using the tutorial means that any 'general' folder keeps the new settings permanently.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16694/cu...lder-templates/
#10
is there any program i can download to keep my desktop icons to a small size?
#11
Originally posted by attar:
I don't have anything for the icons resizing, but I did have the problem of folder setting e.g 'details' reverting to 'list'.

If you right click on a folder > properties > customize, there is a drop down list of the various types of folders.
Most of mine are 'general' so customizing it using the tutorial means that any 'general' folder keeps the new settings permanently.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16694/cu...lder-templates/
i was thinking of making another account and delete this one i have, how to make a new account
exactly like the one i have now.

because when i go to administrator account and make the view settings to small and reboot it keep it that way with no problems

thats why maybe i will do another account
#12
Try Microsoft fix it center and see if it will find the problem for you.

http://fixitcenter.support.microsoft.com/Portal

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#13
i have solved the problem, i just did another new user account and transferred everything,
though i would like to know why this happened, is it a windows 7 bug?
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