How to lock desktop icons in place on Windows 10


Hi, In Windows 10, there are ways to keep the icons in place.

Method 1:
  1. In your desktop, right click on an open area.
  2. Select Personalise, click Themes on the left menu.
  3. Remove the checkmark on Allow themes to change desktop icons, then click Apply.
  4. Arrange your icons where you want them to be.


How do I lock my desktop icons from moving?
  1. Go to Control Panel. Right-click Start (Windows icon). Select Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, find Appearance and Personalization > Personalization.
  3. Open the Desktop Icon Settings box.
  4. Near the bottom left of that box, uncheck Allow themes to change desktop icons. Click Apply > OK to exit.