Files and folders locked in place

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by pgustaf249, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. pgustaf249 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Today, all of a sudden, all my files and folders are locked in place wherever they may be - on the desktop, in the documents folder, everywhere. I can't drag them anywhere. They're stuck. Please advise. Thanks in advance from a technogoofus.
     
  2. stridemat Moderator

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    #2
    Go into finder, Go into Icon view, go to View Options (Command-J), turn off the "Keep arranged by" Also be sure to check at the top whether you want it to apply to just that window or all windows.
     
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