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Question Desktop icons rearranging when connecting tv by HDMI

thomas2911

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Hello,
recently I upgraded my tv with a samsung 49RU8000 (4k) and now I started facing an annoying issue, since when I connect the tv to my pc all the icons rearrange in a random way.
As monitor I have an Acer Predator XB271HU (1440p) and the tv is setted up to be an extension of the monitor; both are kept with their native resolution. They are both connected to a RTX 2080; the monitor through display port, while the tv through HDMI.
Previously I was doing the thing with an old full hd samsung (1080p) but the icons didn't rearrange.
Any idea to solve this issue? thanks in advance for the help
 

thomas2911

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thanks all for the answers
Checking in windows setting I think I've found the solution for my case.
The issue was connected to the fact that for the tv, windows was resizing the layout up to 300% while for the monitor the resize is only up to 100%.
Putting the resize to the same value the icons are not rearranging, they only shift up and down a little.
Obviosly the taskbar and other things are smaller on the tv but I'm my case it's not a problem

There's several programs that will let you save/restore icon positions on the desktop. One is DesktopOK.
https://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Freeware/DesktopOK
I didn't know this program, I will keep it in mind
 

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