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Has anyone come across an issue while running on Windows 7 Professional on a domain, where all the sudden they can no longer move around any files on the desktop?

What's even more weird is when I try to rename a file on the desktop I get a prompt saying that I need Administrative permissions to allow this. Being an administrator on the computer I can just press allow and the file is changed.

Im thinking this may be playing a role as to why I cannot move the files around on the desktop.

I don't know if this is just a coincidence but this all started once Windows Movie Maker was installed on the computer.

Has anyone ever experience this behaviour?

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Speak to your domain admin and ask if they changed anything. – user3463 Aug 13 '12 at 19:36
I am the domain admin and we have not changed anything. – Nick M. Aug 13 '12 at 19:44
Is the problem repeatable under a different username on that computer? – user3463 Aug 13 '12 at 19:50
Check the permissions on your Desktop folder. – Tanner Faulkner Aug 13 '12 at 19:59
I logged in with another user and then logged back in with the original user and this seemed to have resolved the being able to move the icons around. This however did not resolve the UAC prompt on renaming of the files. I've checked the permissions on the Desktop folder and the user has Full Control over the Desktop. As I mention when the UAC does pop-up they can simply "allow" to apply changes. Any idea how to resolve this? – Nick M. Aug 13 '12 at 21:15

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