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How can I change font and color of the captions under the icons on the desktop?

I am trying to use a different font and color for the captions on the icons on the desktop. Under Personalize I have been able to change the icon spacing (both horizontal and vertical) and the size of ...
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Desktop icons keep changing position

My icons keep changing position after I play a video game that's set to another resolution or when I plug the laptop onto a TV/projector (basically different resolution will cause it). How can I stop ...
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How can I fix corrupted shortcut icons?

One of my computers was showing really bad graphics problems, not only in Windows but also in the BIOS. I replaced the graphics card and most problems went away - except the .LNK shortcut icons in ...
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Cannot move the icons in windows explorer

I cannot move items in any explorer instance. Desktop or any other Explorer folder, I just can't move icons around. I've tried anti virus / anti-spyware software. I have SP3 and it's not due to "keep ...
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Where are those crapware desktop icons located?

My new Acer Aspire One netbook came pre-installed with Windows 7 Starter and lots of other promotional software. Some of them (like Norton and McAfee) I uninstalled immediately. Others (like the ...
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Why can't I enable drop shadows on my Windows XP desktop icons?

I've been helping my grandfather maintain his old Dell for quite a while now, and every now and then something inexplicable will go wrong. The most recent issue is that the desktop icons refuse to ...
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Where is Vista storing my “deleted” desktop icon?

I've installed v1 of some software, then uninstalled it. After that I cleared all references to this software- no files in "program files" folder, no registry entries, nothing. Then I installed v2 of ...
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How can I create an icon on my Macintosh desktop that takes me to a web page?

How can I create an icon on my Macintosh desktop that takes me to a web page?
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Something just “tweaked” the quality of my desktop icons in XP

Help! I was just now using Tweak UI to change some simple settings, like the mouse wheel, some contents in the start menu, etc. I am not aware of having changed any icon settings/thumbnail quality ...
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Move Ubuntu Desktop Icons to the right

I'm looking for a way to move the Ubuntu Desktop Icons to the right without them getting put on the left. Like in the Mac OS Format. Is this possible?
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How to change desktop icon size in Windows 7 without mouse wheel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reduce the desktop icon size in Windows 7? In Windows 7, you can use Ctrl + Mouse Wheel to change your icon size on your desktop. How do you do this on a laptop ...
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Organize desktop icons on Windows into categories or sections

I want to organize my Windows desktop icons by categories. Multimedia, system tools, editors, etc. I need to define rectangular areas of the desktop, then place the shortcut icons. They would stay ...