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then right click it, select merge. If the save has been successful, you should see the following message: Then, to restore your saved layout at any time, simply follow the same steps and select the Restore Desktop JeffO November 11, 2007 Serge Another workaround for dips64 if you don't have menu items. Rate this article: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ How to Save Layout of Desktop Icons in Windows, 0 / 5 (0 votes) You need to enable JavaScript to vote Mail this have a peek at this web-site

I installed fresh ati Catalyst software hoping that would make the difference Wishing you success in finding the real problem Rudolf. So, here is what I did: First, I extracted the zip to my Utilities folder. I meant "right click" ( "open" that download and inside you will find the "exe", left click on it and send a shortcut to the desktop, ) January 10, 2008 JeffO By Steve July 15, 2013 - 9:56 am @John: I can't offer any comments as you tried a different layout.zip to mine. http://stevehealy.org/techblog/?p=162

Off-topic: Any possibility in Win7 how to layout the icons inside a folder and keeping them in position? August 30, 2008 David Thanks minorgeek, I saw that. February 15, 2009 Judy Jones Can't get the DLL and REG to associate. Paul A says: 6 years ago I also would like to know WHERE the configuration is stored.

  • March 19, 2009 Brian Thanks for your comment Alexandre but my start button gives me One colunm consisting of SHUT DOWN, HELP AND SUPORT The next 4 have an arrow to
  • It works absolutely Wonderful is all I can say.
  • You right-clicked on an empty part of the desktop? (not on a file) By Jordan May 10, 2014 - 6:12 pm Where is the layout info saved?
  • I ran the uninstaller, but it looked like it was inserting "uninstall" files in the reg.
  • March 26, 2008 Alex Nice.
  • I can see no menu items as described whether I try right-click or other CTRL/ALT/SHIFT combinations.
  • If you would like to go back to your saved Desktop layout, right click on Recyle Bin and select Restore Desktop Layout.
  • Wasn't there in XP.
  • You'll find it somewhere.
  • How can I restore all Icon postions automatically after Windows start ?

The fact that we need such an icon-saver so badly points out how flaky Vista is. June 20, 2010 Bhabani hey Guys, the "dll" did the job for me. Here's hoping. Then read a previous comment to log out and then log back in, the restore now works :-) but pop ups still absent.

Anyone tried it? A right-click on the desktop does it fine. February 7, 2010 Luke Any plans to make this work with Windows 7? http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-to-save-your-desktop-icon-layout-in-windows-xp/ No idea what you people who are reporting it doesn't work on 7 are doing?

Definitely not working correctly on Windows 7 64-bit. Thank you so much ! Now with a click of the right mouse I am where I want to be. Your icons will revert to the saved arrangement.

How to Delete the Operating System from a Computer The first thing anyone should do when deleting an operating system from a computer, is ... Too bad it doesn't work on Vista x64, which is the primary value in this solution, as there are plenty of others that work in Vista 32 bit. September 4, 2008 minorgeek terraromaster, > have Vista 32 and it doesn't work so do i. Vista explorer allows the user to place icons in a fixed layout; however, if you switch from the fixed layout to another options (such as sorting by name) there is no

There's more than just one standard right-click menu. http://isusaa.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-stuck-windows-installer.php Best Regards Dennis January 10, 2008 JeffO On my Vista Ultimate 64, I've noticed that the menu shortcuts often aren't there. December 21, 2008 Jay Desktop Icon S&R works fine on my VISTA 32 bit computer. Click here to cancel reply.

This is where I had the date and time, the Norton security icon, ect. Note that this is a different install than layout.zip. Someone else can figure out what to do with Windows 7 Desktop stock/default icon procedures - it sucks. Source Is there a similar utility to restore window positions?

Move the file LAYOUT.DLL to the C:\Windows\system32 folder. You would think the Evil Empire would figure something like this out. You would like to "borrow" a layout DLL introduced in a more recent version of Windows (e.g.

REGEDIT4 ; This registers the DLL [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{19F500E0-9964-11cf-B63D-08002B317C03}] @="Desktop Icon Layout" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{19F500E0-9964-11cf-B63D-08002B317C03}\InProcServer32] @="Layout.dll" "ThreadingModel"="Apartment" ; These next two add it to the My Computer right-click [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\IconLayout] @="{19F500E0-9964-11cf-B63D-08002B317C03}" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved] "{19F500E0-9964-11cf-B63D-08002B317C03}"="Desktop Icon Layout"

To save your current desktop layout, just click the Save button. When the file was blocked, there were no dialog box confirmations upon Save or Restore, which was an initial clue. The layout of your icons can be changed for some other reasons too, like changing the monitor resolution, installing and uninstalling certain programs, or maybe as a result of a virus… Anyway, This has been a frustrating experience, as the "fix" is just as difficult to understand as the problem. :-( February 26, 2009 alert Thanks for this!

You need to register an existing layout under a different name and/or language (i.e. Bob December 28, 2009 Harald Redelberger Hi Geek, I use your utility pretty often. When you want to restore a layout, just click on the layout in the listbox and then click Restore. http://isusaa.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-object-windows-media-player-error-438.php This should be done on the hard drive that has Windows XP.

Here are my settings: Auto restore after [ ] Start [ ] Resume from standby [X] Resolution change Confirmation before [ ] Restoring [ ] Restoring from file [ ] Saving Windows XP On my previous Windows XP system, I used Microsoft's Layout.dll file, which is included in the Windows NT Resource Kit.  This should also install successfully on Windows 2000 and Vista I'm running Windows 7 x64. You can move the icons around freely, however whenever you want them restored to their original saved positions, right click on Recycle Bin again and select 'Restore Desktop Icon Layout'.Be sure

The need has been around for many years. Good job. August 10, 2008 Prze Works nice on Win Vista 64 bits Home Premium. Whether it proves to be as useful and intuitive as Quick Launch remains to be seen.

May 10, 2009 JeffO Corey, that looks good for 32-bit LAYOUT.DLL - you should get the same restore options on your desktop that you get when right-clicking on the system icons.