How to make "Computer" Desktop icon be the first in top left corner like in XP days?

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  1. wazer

    wazer MDL Junior Member

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  2. PaulDesmond

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  3. wazer

    wazer MDL Junior Member

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    No thats not a solution for it. Since you will have to do that each time you reinstall, icons gets messed up or whatever happen, even resolution changes that occur randomly would fck it up.

    I want it integrated into my ISO as a tweak and most likely like a reg fix, i know it is possible, just need a genius to make it ;)
     
  4. wazer

    wazer MDL Junior Member

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    #4 wazer, May 5, 2014
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    Okay so i think i found the string, but it gives me an error everytime i try to edit it.. How would i be able to allow this reg entry to be added, i obviously need to shutdown a service, but which one?

    48 is the default value, I'm looking to test out value 54 as shown below

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    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}]
    "SortOrderIndex"=dword:00000054
     
  5. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    Such a difficult task moving an icon around
     
  6. wazer

    wazer MDL Junior Member

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    Are you completely retarded?, isn't this a forum where we try to help each other and provide things to learn from each other?, so why are you even saying that, it really is irrelevant what it is for.
     
  7. MrMagic

    MrMagic MDL Guru

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    No not retarded, in-fact I have full use of my right hand which allows me to move icons around

    Amazing eh
     
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    it is a forum where people with your attitude will find very little help
     
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  9. PaulDesmond

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    perhaps it is left hand problem ? :biggrin5:
     
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  10. MrMagic

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    Perhaps it's w**kers cramp :D
     
  11. naseap

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    You got a few suggestions on your question, you just don't like the answers you got. The issue you are annoyed with is specific to you as I have never heard anyone have a problem with this. Like others have said, move the icon to where you want it, end of story.
     
  12. Dedek

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    #13 Dedek, May 5, 2014
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    It is normal here, dont worry. I myself found not long ago that people here answer questions with completely irrelevant answers and when you point it out -> you are the evil. Such is the state of today`s society, which needs a complete restart, hopefully soon.

    A: "Hello, how are you?"
    B: "3 o`clock"
    A: "That is good, and how is the wife and kids?"
    B: "Sunday"
    A: "I am glad that everything is ok, see you soon"

    Pretty common here :D So stay strong and hopefully your head will not explode from this LOL.
     
  13. my2cents

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    Personally, I think the suggestions given thus far have been quite relevant to the issue at hand because the OP is trying to integrate something into an ISO that takes about 10 seconds to fix manually; therefore, I doubt that anyone has ever attempted to do such a thing because the effort may not be warranted for most users. However, if the OP offered any further explanation as to why this is so important, he might have received a few different alternative suggestions. For example, if the OP was going to use this image on 100 or so rigs, and for some unknown reason, the OP perceived the need for clean installs to be repeated on a frequent basis, and it was imperative that the icon sort matched his specific requirements, then maybe he would have received some different advice. In summary, some suggestions are well worth further investigation; however, I personally do not see this one as worth the effort based on the information provided. Good luck to the OP in a quest for a solution.
     
  14. wazer

    wazer MDL Junior Member

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    Well well your right, i want it for personal use and when I'm out helping friends and family ;), so there you go.
     
  15. eydee

    eydee Guest

    I see the usual situation here. Someone asks a question and people don't know the answer, so they start bitching about it and make it look like as if the OP asked something stupid. It is actually a valid question.

    OP:
    1. Try to edit the registry through a kaspersky rescue disk.
    2. You may as well turn off the user profile icon on the desktop, maybe make a regular shortcut instead. Then it won't be first.
     
  16. coromonadalix

    coromonadalix MDL Senior Member

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    back in the day, i have used "the no automatic arrange icons ...." and a desktop save and restore icons positions software (don't remember the name)... it was a very practical software, i could bring back rapidly the original saved positions ... or when i cloned / reinstalled my hard drive, and bring them back a their place.
     
  17. wazer

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    Thanks, will try that, btw how would what if i wanted it integrated into my iso? it that just via setupcomplete? with a reg file added to it?
     
  18. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Instead of taking a little joke, the OP decided to react improperly by humiliating others. Your answer won't help likewise, as the OP is trying to integrate this into an install media :g:.

    Can't find a solution likewise ... :cool2:.
     
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