Restore Windows 8 Desktop Icon position with Iconoid

We all wish to keep or make our desktop appear more organized. We arrange icons on desktop according to our wish to use them easily. Burt Windows 8 doesn’t allow this. When you arrange the icons and reboot the system you can find that the icons are re-arranged to default. Here is how you can prevent Windows 8 from re-arranging desktop icons on Windows 8 and restore the position set by you.


You can save and restore the desktop icon arrangement on Windows 8 but before you do so make sure that Auto arrange icons option is unchecked. This can be found in right click context under arrange icons.

Iconoid is a free utility program that allows you to save the icons position to where they are even after you boot your Windows PC. This freeware is portable and accompanies several other features to make your Windows 8 appear more customized. Features like making icons appear with transparent backgrounds or any color. It lets you disappear icons when not in use and many other features.

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Features of Iconoid

Save and Restore Icon positions for each (or every) screen resolution

Transparent icon backgrounds or use any color

Select any color for icon text

Automatically hide icons when you don’t need them and show them when you do

Automatically or manually select the best color for the text background

Quickly minimize all windows so that you can see your desktop wallpaper.

It allows you to restore new Icon positions for every screen resolution and won’t re-arrange them after reboot. You can customize icons on for Transparent or colored backgrounds. Make your desktop ions more colorful. Use several configurations to Hide icons when not needed or unhide it when needed.

If don’t like re-arrangement of Windows 8 desktop icons, you can give a try to Iconoid and set your configuration as you need. This is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 both for 32 and 64 versions.

The tutorial here is all about how you can restore the icons position on Windows 8 desktop. So, if you are looking for a solution to prevent re-arrangement of Windows 8 icons use Iconoid and customize Windows 8 desktop.


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