how to lock the icons on XP

  keith-236785 17:37 07 Feb 2006
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Hi

my four year old has started playing Thomas the Tank engine online games on my pc, whenever i come back to my pc, the icons are scattered all over the desktop.

is there a way of locking the icons in position to save me from physically replacing all my icons each time.

i know about the right click/arrange icons by----
but i dont like the way they are placed and still have to re-arrange them.

what i need is a way to stop my son from moving them in the first place, or a way to hide the icons, at work the desktop is blank, no icons at all.

any ideas folks

thanks
Paperman27

  jimv7 17:44 07 Feb 2006

Right click on the desktop, click on...arrange icons by.....choose your preference.

  VoG II 17:47 07 Feb 2006

Try this click here

  keith-236785 18:32 07 Feb 2006

wow, thanks vog...spot on as usual

jimv7, as i said in my original thread, i know about the arrange icons by choice but it doesnt put them back as i have them. vog's app works exactly how i want. thanks anyway.

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