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Old 09-20-2011, 07:21 PM
Emerogork Emerogork is offline Office messes up my desktop icons. Windows 7 32bit Office messes up my desktop icons. Office 2010 32bit
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It looks like when I am using almost anything in Office that my desktop icons get rearranged.

I have about 25 icons in which I have to search to find what I want after I use Office. It makes no sense to me. It can be a newly created icon or one that has been there for months but one, two, sometimes as many as five will get moved. This is especially evident if I leave NS Word open on teh screen and walk away for a few hours. It is almost predictable,

It doesn't seem to matter if I had created or moved the icon recently but I will have to look for it among the masses...
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Old 09-21-2011, 05:30 AM
OTPM OTPM is offline Office messes up my desktop icons. Windows 7 32bit Office messes up my desktop icons. Office 2010 32bit
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I would be very surprised if this is being caused by MS Office. There may be a configuration issue with your PC.
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Old 09-21-2011, 06:28 AM
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I would be very surprised if this is being caused by MS Office. There may be a configuration issue with your PC.
Tony(OTPM)
Well, it only seems to happen when I am using Office. Once when a window was not maximized, I closed it to be able to see the change. An icon that was visible on the left side of the screen ended up in the middle immediately after the window closed.

Another issue, which may not be associated, is three times in Outlook, an icon from behind the window became visible through the window. The area was the same square as the icon.

It could have been coincident and maybe the problem is configuration but the only pattern I am seeing is when I am using Office.

If it is configuration, do you have any thoughts?
Have you heard of this problem?
Maybe Office Pro 2010 is not compatible with Windows 7?
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Old 09-21-2011, 06:44 AM
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Hi
I am using Office 2010 with Windows 7 and I don't have the same issue.
The only other thing I can suggest is backing up your system and then re-loading the OS.
Good luck.
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