Icon on the desktop problem

I'm trying to lock the desktop icons. I am running windows 7. I right click and continued to check and uncheck everything available. Nothing seems to work. Tried to play with the registry as suggested by many forums and which also failed. As soon as I right click Refresh it now is to annoy the * out of me. -Is this something that can actually be fixed? I literally spent almost 3 hours of work and the search for solutions. Please help if possible! Thank you


I would suggest trying the following steps and check.
a. right click on the desktop.
b. click view.
c. uncheck the box for auto arrange icons.

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