Windows desktop icons losing their place


A client's desktop icons keep getting 'rearranged' when the connection to the server is lost

His whole Windows profile is stored on a Synology NAS

When the Server is rebooted then the user knows that he is going to have to rearrange the icons on his desktop once again

Is there anyway for the local Windows to 'remember how the user's desktop is arranged ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Right-click on desktop -> Refresh. It should be enough.
Or Install Layout.dll to achieve this. HERE
Also you can use DesktopOK app.

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Girish RTeam Lead, Mobile Solutions, FingentCommented:
If the Auto-arrange icons option is checked, uncheck it. It should work. Check if the Auto-arrange icons option is turned on. (right click your desktop -> move the mouse pointer to highlight the View item -> desktop customization options).
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your responses
If the auto-arrange was enabled the icons would always be automatically arranged; which is not the case.
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Have you checked what I suggested?
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
DesktopOK does the job, thanks
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