Right-click on the desktop (not the sidebar), then select Personalization.
Then select the top item - Window Color and Appearance.
There's a link at the bottom of the Window Color page - "Open classic
Click on that and the "Appearance Settings" window pops up.
Click on the [Advanced] button on the lower right side (under [Effects]).
In this new window "Advanced Appearance", select the Item drop-down list.
Two of the items on that list are: "Icon Spacing (Horizontal)" and "Icon
You can change the icon spacing with those.
"NativeDel" <NativeDel@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Is there someplace in Vista that I can adjust the icon horiznal and