Free positioning of the desktop icons under Windows 11?
It is easy to enable the free positioning of the desktop icons on the Windows desktop under Windows 11!
You don't necessarily need a desktop icon positioning tool , Windows sometimes rearranges your desktop icons, for example when you restart Windows, or when you download a new application and a new desktop icon is added. This is because of a smart feature that is enabled by default.
2.) Other possible causes and what should be considered!
This method described above should prevent Windows from rearranging your desktop icons for the most part at random. However, there are some special cases on Windows 11 in which your desktop icons need to be rearranged even if you have disabled the Settings - Auto - arrange icons. For example, if you change your screen resolution, your icons can sometimes be scattered.
Tools like Desktop-OK can help to create a backup of the desktop icons at regular time intervals!