How to sort and organize the desktop icons in Windows Vista?
How do sort you the icons on the desktop by name or lock the desktop under Vista icons
Right-click on the desktop and click view.
To get the icons to stay where it is placed on the desktop.
Click on align on the grid and automatic uncheck their reorganization.
This will keep the icons of overlap between them.
Click on snap to grid.
To have the icons align automatically:
The icons will be automatically aligned in the upper left corner of the office.
Click Auto arrange.
Not sure if that's what you are meaning.
Let us know if that helps.
a few days before these two icons was actually on the task bar and now I have deleted how restore it back
(switch between windows and display the desktop icon)
Copy the new:
C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
To your user account to:
launch of \AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick
Good luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Crazy" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
The icons on my desktop has changed to a smaller size. I don't know what to change the size. How can I change their size to what it was?I couldn't find the instructions on the size of the desktop icons for Windows 8.
Hmm, I hold down the Ctrl key and use the mouse wheel to resize the desktop icons.
How can I lock you the desktop icons so that they change their position? I use windows 7.
Right-click on an empty area of the desktop (not on an icon).
In the menu that appears, move your mouse over "display".
Is there a check mark next to "reorganization automatic icons? If so, click it to remove the check mark.
I have problems in ASP.NET when running any site due to IPV6 alias for the loopback address
So I need to know how to disable IPV6 for the LOOPBACK address in windows vista
There is a record for this difficulty to the bottom of the page above for Tunnel and loopback interfaces...
Need help to find and install the game Chess Titans Windows Vista for XP
We will not be able to install titan of failures on windows XP because it is designed for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and it's built-in game.
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How can I auto arrange desktop icons in Windows 7 where I want them instead of how Windows wants them to be?
I have turned auto organize off and arranged the icons in the order and location I would, but when I click Auto arrange to keep
to place their return to order of Windows needs changes.That's what arrange made by design. A tool like this might meet your needs.The intensive care unit icon Configuration utility
How can I delete the Contacts in Vista - and actually reset the folder so that windows treats the files ".contact" as - good contact and no text.
Because what was going on, I decided to try to start from scratch - I just copied all the files in the folder of contacts to a archive and deleted all the files in the contacts folder.
From Windows Mail - I am capable of was able to use the tool 'Add to contacts' and the Contact form (properties) dialog happens - but if I open the Contacts folder directly (Windows or Windows Mail 'button'), I get a window of the typical Explorer with a newlt created contact list (for example there are 6 in there now all created from Windows Mail) - if I try to open an existing contact - it opens in the Notepad - text - garbage. (Same problem I had)
I've been setting up with a Contacts folder corrupted since I bought my desktop with Vista in 2008 - I think I looked into the question of import then and there is no function of CSV to import the contacts (that I could find) - and / or the inport corrupted the file - so when I open a file of contacts I get the text of the file - it opens in Notepad - and not a Contact form.
With more than 600 contacts in there, I didn't have to manually retype all data, but it's time to bite the bullet.
· Do you have just copied the contacts in archive and did not export them?
· What is the extension of the contact files you copied?
You should try to reset the contacts folder.
1. in Windows Explorer, navigate to the folder C:\Users\(user name) \Contacts.
2. right click on an empty space in the main pane of the middle of the window and click Customize this folder.
3. under the type of folder do you want, click the arrow next to the model list drop-down list.
4. click on Contacts to select.
NOTE: Check apply also this template to all subfolders if you want to change all subfolders in the Contacts folder to the Contacts model as well.
5. click on OK.
The contacts created with Windows Vista are in the format of .vlc. When you try to open them to the archived location where you saved, he would not be able to access Windows Mail to open the contacts.
First of all try to copy all the contacts in the Contacts folder on the \Contacts C:\Users\(user name folder location).
If this does not work, try to import all the contacts that you have saved to the location that is archived using the import option from the Windows Messaging.
You can read this article which will give you information on how to import contacts:
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I noticed that the sort order for the icons on my desktop is a little strange. When I sort by alphabetically by name, they go through the alphabet once, then again in alphabetical order. In other words, there are two sets of icons sorted in alphabetical order. I had this problem on my previous PC, which ran from Windows XP. Now that I have a new PC running Vista Home Premium, the problem persists. Can I have some kind of installation or configuration problem?
I searched the Knowledge Base Microsoft and the Internet, for this problem, but found nothing.
What determines what type of folder is assigned a specific icon? (The shortcut properties seem to indicate that property may have something to do with it.)
It is normally determined by the installer that created the shortcut in the first place. Most software publishers are lazy and will place a single shortcut in % PUBLIC%\Desktop, which will appear on the desktop for everyone if you have multiple users. Unfortunately, if a user removes the shortcut it will disappear from all the world office too. The solution is to manually copy in all the individual desktop folder and then delete the original.
All of the shortcuts that you you do it manually (for example, by right - dragging a file to the desktop) will appear in your folder %USERPROFILE%\Desktop and therefore appear to you and not to other users.
Of course, if you are the only user on this computer, none of the foregoing is of no interest to you. In this case, if you want everything sorted alphabetically, choose one of the two locations and manually move everything else. Given that %PUBLIC%\Desktop is most software installation uses, it will probably be the best choice, by remembering that if you manually create the shortcuts, you must manually move them yourself or they will be out of use again.
Another thing to watch is installers of software that prompts you to install for 'all users' or 'me' (or words to that effect). The option all users will put the shortcut to the Public folder. the just me option will use your user profile folder.
Ok... I think it's a virus... but I can't enter "search" to locate. When I connect my wallpaper rises on Windows and that's all. I start the Task Manager and type "explorer", but it says Explorer is not found. I did a virus scan and nothing came. Menu start has disappeared... How can I 'Search' a program when I don't have my Start menu or icons? And why 'explorer' is not found? Help!
It could be a virus, or it could be something interferes with the Explorer shell.
If you press ctrl + shift + ESC, open the Task Manager? If so, on the applications tab click "new process" and type explorer.exe and click ok. This starts the desktop computer?
If the Task Manager does not open, then you are probably infected (virus often block access to the Task Manager). Restart in safe mode by pressing F8 when the system starts at the start up, just after the initial POST, and before Windows starts to load. This should result in a boot menu where you can choose Safe mode. Run your scans antivirus from here.
Good luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Crazy" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
Just ran the April updates on Windows XP.
Restarted, connected (connection to the normal domain but with no controllers available as domain is no longer in use and I don't want to mess with the settings of the user account).
Very slow to build office, took several minutes just to display the wallpaper, then icons took a minute or two each to paint. Systray icons present but being not properly painted, taskbar autohide as expected, some startup app dialog boxes appeared as expected, but very slowly, still failed to see start/programs, too slow to do anything.
Have not tried any uninstall or safe mode start-up etc. as hoping that someone already know possible cause and there are so many updates to eliminate this time!
Any suggestions pls?
Update - good news, seems to have fixed the
After having tried to disable ZoneAlarms (never refreshed dialogue), disconnect from the network and disconnection (zclient termination necessary), log in as an administrator and seeing office paint normally (and ZA does not seem to have been disabled), logout, then again as a user and see an empty office for long hours that had to be reset , the next reboot and the connection seems to be functioning normally. Just a waste of time that meant machine didn't get used for a day and night I waited things.
Guess I'd better try the update on my other machines now.
How can I download and dialer phone inatall for windows vista
(1) what exactly are you trying to accomplish?
Method 1: Windows Vista has a phone dialer; You can access it by following the steps below
(a) click Start, type in the dialer in the search box and press ENTER to display the phone dialer
Method 2: Can also download and install software third phone; You can search the internet for this software that will help you in your task.
Note: Using third-party software, including hardware drivers can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the use of third-party software can be solved. Software using third party is at your own risk.
You can see
Options of modems and: setting up calling card information
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I can't remove an icon of a document word on my desk. I first saved this file on my desk and he settled in a folder under "documents". Now, when I try dragging the icon remains on the desktop into the trash or select DELETE from the drop-down below, I get an error message that says "file not found." I tried to put the file on my desktop, but only another shortcut - creates a shortcut that I am able to remove. How can I delete the icon? I wouldn't mind deleting the document if necessary.
Try one of the following two products: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/Unlocker.shtml or file Assassin http://www.malwarebytes.org/fileassassin.phpUnlocker. These programs tend to work when the standard functions of delete Windows Vista do not make the case.
I hope this helps.
Good luck! Lorien - a - MCSE/MCSA/network + / A +.
How, under Vista, disable my screensaver? I'm trying to update my tomtom gps device and the screen saver must be disabled for me to receive a long download! How can I disable the screensaver on Vista?
Please contact the Microsoft Community.
I wish that refer you to this article-
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I would ask you,
How can I rewrite my original Windows Vista 32 on dvd? (download, so I can fix my laptop which had original Win vista).
Here are the different methods to reinstall Vista.
The choice that suits you.
There is no Windows Vista downloads available from Microsoft.
You can contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send you a set of recovery disks.
They should do this for a small fee.
To reinstall Vista using their recovery disk/s, you start from the 1st recovery disk they provide and follow the manufacturer's instructions to reinstall:
You need to change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order:
How to change the Boot order in BIOS:
"How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals.
And if you have never received a recovery disk when you bought your computer, there should be a recovery Partition on the hard drive to reinstall Vista on how you purchased your computer.
The recovery process can be started by pressing a particular combination of the key or keys at startup. (Power on / start)
Maybe it's F10, F11, Alt + F10, etc., depending on the manufacturer.
Ask them to the proper key sequence.
And if you do not score a manufacturer of recovery on your hard drive, you should be able to make your own recovery from her disks to reinstall the operating system.
Go to programs > name of the manufacturer of your computer > then their system or recovery tools software topics for them, depending on how it is formulated.
If you can't find any reference to it, contact the manufacturer for advice on how to make these recovery disks.
Some manufacturers have more available Vista recovery disks.
If this happens, you may need to try this instead:
You can also borrow and use a Microsoft Vista DVD, which contains the files for the different editions of Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate) must be installed. The product key on your computer / Laptop box determines what Edition is installed.
Other manufacturers recovery DVDs are should not be used for this purpose.
And you need to know the version of 'bit' for Vista, as 32-bit and 64-bit editions come on different DVDs
Here's how to do a clean install of Vista using a DVD of Vista from Microsoft:
"How to do a clean install and configure with a full Version of Vista '
And once the operating system is installed, go to your computer manufacturer's website and get the latest drivers for your particular model or laptop computer.
And phone Activation may be necessary when you use the above installation method.
"How to activate Vista normally and by Activation of the phone '
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