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Can't move folders on my desktop

4220 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jan 3, 2008 1:36 PM by hadd16 RSS
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Jan 3, 2008 1:05 PM
I had my laptop fixed (they replaced the DC-in...) at an Apple store (they shipped it out) and I noticed that when I got it back I cannot move the folders on my desktop anymore...they all appear on the right side of the screen and if I try to move one to the left side of the screen like I used to do...it doesn't work. Its also showing info under each one, like space free under the hard drives, and number of items under the folders. It never did this before. Is this something I can fix? Why is it doing this?
Powerbook G4 15 inch, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • louie Level 4 Level 4 (2,945 points)
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    Jan 3, 2008 1:13 PM (in response to hadd16)
    It sounds like they changed some settings in the Finder. When running Finder, go to View menu, then Show View Options. Uncheck options like Snap to Grid, Show Item Info, and Arrange By....
    15" std rez AlBook 1.67GHz, among others, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • naturephotography Calculating status...
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    Jan 3, 2008 1:17 PM (in response to hadd16)
    Welcome to the Apple Discussion Forums, look under the Finder/View/View Options (down at the bottom), and look to see if the "snap to grid" "show item info", "keep item arranged by..." options are checked, if they are uncheck them and see if this helps.
    Powerbook G4 1.25, Mac OS X (10.4.11)

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