Command line option to save or load the icons layout directly from a file?
Yes, you can use command line to save or load the desktop icons layout directly from a file! From DesktopOK
1.57 an higher.
For example SAVE TO FILE:
DesktopOK.exe /save /silent c:\icon_lay.dok
DesktopOK.exe /save "c:\long path name\icon_lay.dok"
Example LOAD FROM FILE:
DesktopOK.exe /load /silent c:\icon_lay.dok
/silent = don't show error messages
Nev from ver 5.65
/spacing = save icon spacing
/size = save icon size
The file name must end with *.dok. This is a teeny overwrite protection for the other system files.
| (Image-1) Save the desktop icons layout on all Windows OS!
You can save the desktop icons layout not only in Windows 10, you can also save the desktop icons on Windows Server 2016 and 2012.
Info: Windows allocates on many computers the desktop icons without asking and randomly reat. Especially on large screens and with many neatly arranged desktop icons that is pretty annoying. But fortunately there is a remedy. Here are the solution to keep the icons in the right place.
The problem with the unwanted rearrangement of the desktop icons has been known for many versions of Windows . Whether XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 10 . Tumbling Desktop Icons are almost as old as Windows. It's amazing that Microsoft still has not found a reliable solution for it. After all, the desktop is the most widely used Windows component.
FAQ 4: Updated on: September 21th 2018 13:57
DesktopOK - FAQ-4: Command line option to save or load the icons layout directly from a file?
ist valid for Microsoft (c): Windows 10
: Pro, Enterprise, Home,
Windows and 8.1
: Enterprise, Pro, Home
: Enterprise, Home, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate
Windows-Server 2016, 2012, 2008, 2005 .
You can start DesktopOK with Windows and Auto Restore the Desktop-Icon Layout at Windows Start, and it does not matter whether it is Windows 10 or
It is / anti sort, chaos, unsort, confused, disorder and it does not matter whether it is Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Save your desktop
Yes, DesktopOK has this save option for the correct layout naming for multi-screens and virtual desktop, via menu, menu-point Save Options. Info: At 1.75 works the x86x32
At DesktopOK 1.71 it is possible to save the DesktopOK settings and Desktop Icons Layout in The Windows Registry Similarly, one can now optionally rename the DesktopOK.exe
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