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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 6 years ago
  • Total downloads: 135
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: WinXP, Win Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP X64, Windows Vista64, Windows 7 x64
  • Publisher: Jamie O'Connell
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This tiny application operates as a Shell extension. It records the layout and positions of icons and programs on the Windows Desktop

This tiny application operates as a Shell extension. It records the layout and positions of icons and programs on the Windows Desktop, and permits restoration of the layout. It appears to operate correctly under Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

I wrote this program after severe frustration of having my layout trashed every time I switched screen resolutions. Sometimes other programs will switch screen size and trash your layout as well. This program is an answer to this problem, and I thought other people might find it useful too.

TIP: Even with Desktop restore installed, does Windows seem to scramble your icons now every time you reboot, or press F5 to refresh? If so, after you restore your icons the way you want them, manually move one icon a space or two over and then move it back. After that Windows should remember their placement for a much longer time.

System Requirements:

Win XP, 2000, Vista, Win 7
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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