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I've right clicked my task bar and selected Desktop in the Toolbars submenu. This now shows a Desktop >> button left to the tray area. When I click this button, a popup with my desktop icons opens allowing me to access my desktop icons without having to hide my application windows.

How can I configure in what order the desktop icons in the popup are sorted (I want them sorted alphabetically)?

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right click any of the item that comes out on the popup... then select sort by name...

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Thanks, I've did not try it because I thought I would sort my desktop icons instead of those in the popup. – Mike L. Jan 21 '11 at 10:58
Hm, some icons are sorted correctly, others not - strange. For example "VMWare Player" is sorted before "Opera". Could it be that Windows sorts the all-user-icons and my-icons and then puts both sorted groups in the menu? – Mike L. Jan 21 '11 at 11:00

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