Locking Icons in your Desktop
Are you the kind of person who likes everything to be in order?
Here is a tip for you to keep your desktop looking the way how you left it.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: To lock you desktop icons into place, first arrange them carefully (the way you want it to look).
Step 2: Open the registry editor by going to Start > Run > regedit
Step 3: Then, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
Step 4: Right-click in the right pane and select New > DWORD Value name NoSaveSettings and press Enter
Step 5: Right-click on the new NoSaveSettings item and select Modify
Step 6: Enter 1 in the Value data box
Once you have done the above steps, every time when you start windows, your settings will return to their current state.