Finder - Snap To Grid Bug

If I select Snap To Grid, then Clean Up, my desktop icons will not line up on the left hand side of my desktop. I have the dock on the left side and a row of folders on that side as well.
When I select Clean Up, the finder relocates these items several inches from the left edge of my screen. I have to deselect Snap To Grid and move them back along the left edge. I cannot get them to stay on the left hand side at all.
Anyone else having this error?

Hi,
Delete these files.
com.apple.desktop.plist
com.apple.finder.plist
/Users/YourName/Library/Preferences. Drag those files to the Trash, empty the Trash and restart your Mac.
Carolyn

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