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T450s Connect to external screen desktop becomes messy

2021-01-07, 16:49 PM

Dear CS

 

Sometimes when I connect to external screen or projectors, the files inside my desktop folders would just all come out from the folders and laying on the desktop.

It has happened so many times and makes my desktop really messy, pls advise how to fix this issue? Really frustrate.

 

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Re:T450s Connect to external screen desktop becomes messy

2021-01-07, 17:23 PM

Hi, 

 

I've been using this free utility for several years now:  Desktop Restore. It should address the issue you're experiencing.


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2021-01-08, 0:54 AM
Dear Hausman Thanks. May I know did you had the same problem before too? any other ways to fix it for permanant ? I have an Old X1c gen1, but never had such issue.
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2021-01-08, 1:27 AM
Further to reply below, my files stored under desktop folders, would come out and mess up my desktop. Worst thing is that I need to file them back to folders again 1 by 1. This is driving me crazy. I looked at the desktop restore program, but it only says about the layout. not about the files.
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2021-01-08, 3:11 AM

May I know did you had the same problem before too?

 

The problem I encounter is that when I connect an external monitor that has a different native resolution than the notebook, Windows "scrambles" the Desktop icons. This utility restores them to their original location. I don't know how well it handles folders on the Desktop since I don't have any there.

 

any other ways to fix it for permanant ?

 

None that I'm aware of. That's why I use the utility.


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