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  1. jtpcamp's Avatar
    I just upgraded my Win 7 X 64 laptop to Win 10 and have the same desktop as on 7. I find I am unable to reposition any of the icons on the desktop like I could on 7. Otherwise the are normal. as they work just like always. I can click them or delete them but not move them.

    Does anyone know how to reposition the desktop icons on Win 10 Pro?
    08-01-2015 09:27 PM
  2. jtpcamp's Avatar
    I fixed my issue with help from Microsoft. It was a program called "Fences" that was the problem and uninstalling it fixed the problem.
    08-04-2015 01:56 PM
  3. Ixolite's Avatar
    Yup, the old version doesn't work well with Win8 and Win10 - updating to latest version 2.13 fixes this issue.
    08-04-2015 03:57 PM
  4. jtpcamp's Avatar
    Yes, But the newest version is not free like the earlier version. Sigh..
    08-04-2015 04:23 PM
  5. Ixolite's Avatar
    It isn't? Didn't realise that, I'm on paid version myself. That sucks.
    08-05-2015 01:55 AM
  6. G61's Avatar
    How do you delete fences in windows 10 Never mind I found what I was looking for.
    Last edited by G61; 08-07-2015 at 05:02 PM.
    08-07-2015 04:36 PM
  7. jtpcamp's Avatar
    I tried to uninstall but it was not listed in ad remove programs so I did a repair install and then uninstalled and all was ok. I did install an updated version of Fences.
    08-07-2015 04:49 PM
  8. Stefan Novakovic's Avatar
    What antivirus do you have?
    09-10-2015 03:23 AM
  9. jtpcamp's Avatar
    I use Vipre and have for years as it has evolved and have beta tested for years also.
    09-10-2015 08:53 AM
  10. the mushroom's Avatar
    Where do you find the 'Fences' app to delete
    04-03-2016 06:16 PM
  11. jtpcamp's Avatar
    You find it in the Program Files folder in the C drive. You will have to have the program installed first. If you do not know what it is or what it does you likely do not have it on your computer.
    04-03-2016 06:58 PM
  12. raghd's Avatar
    how did you fix that because after i uninstalled it this happend to me
    04-16-2016 07:57 AM
  13. jtpcamp's Avatar
    You need to get the latest version of Fences. The sad thing is the latest version is now a paid program and the free version is the one that does not work in Win 10.
    04-16-2016 08:06 AM
  14. MikeS59's Avatar
    Man, I just saw this post. I broke down a week ago and acquiesced to Microsoft's will. From Windows 7 on a 6-year-old HP Pavilion to Windows 10. Fortunately almost everything works. Until now, the only program I'd identified as having a problem was my XpertCMA software. Now Fences. Sigh. I've had (and loved) this program for probably seven years. To learn that this is screwing with Windows 10 stinks, mainly because you have to pay for it. Oh well...
    07-15-2016 09:45 PM
  15. GreenAsJade's Avatar
    You used a tool for 7 years, for free, and it's great, and you resent now paying for it??

    I suppose you do what you do for free too eh?
    07-19-2016 11:44 PM

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