Backup and restore icons position on desktop separately for every screen resolution
IconRestorer is a freeware Windows tool that can save and restore icon position on the desktop.

Especially helpful if you’re using more than just one monitor or in case you’re changing screen resolutions on a regular basis, IconRestorer is not at all a difficult to use app and provides a great amount of information on every single step.

The program comes with contextual quick help, which means that you get details on every single feature right in the main window.

Of course, you can quickly save the current desktop layout either by using the standard settings or by providing your very own name for the file.

For more advanced features however, there’s a dedicated “Layouts” tab that allows you to rename, delete, export and import previously-saved items, with the screen also showing a bunch of details.

While auto-saving is available only if you agree to pay for an upgrade, there are several settings available, including options to refresh icons after restore, hide new files, save layout preview, restore last layout on startup and restore if screen resolution changes.

The app works okay on absolutely all Windows versions and doesn’t affect system performance in any way, running smoothly all the time.

To sum up, IconRestorer is clearly an effective product that does what it says and doesn’t assault users with unnecessary features. It’s focused on the essential tools exclusively and comes with a great amount of documentation on every single built-in feature.

Reviewed by , last updated on June 19th, 2012

file size:
2.8 MB
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operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / 7 / 2003
C: \ Desktop Enhancements \ Icons Related


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IconRestorer - Manual Actions tab window of IconRestorer software where you will be able to Save or Restore current or last saved Desktop Layout.IconRestorer - The Backups window will allow you to create backups of your icon positions.IconRestorer - AutoSave tab window of IconRestorer software where you will be able to enable autosave option.IconRestorer - Options tab window of IconRestorer software where you will be able to adjust and modify the main preferences.
What's New in version
  • Important bug fixed for Windows 7 32/64 bit.
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Application description

In the event that a computer crashes, if automatic desktop icons placement is selected or if the screen resolution is ...

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