Icon Restore is a free Windows application for saving and restoring the placement of desktop icons. It will add two items to the right button menu of “My Computer” on the desktop for easier access.
To use Icon Restore, simply download the installer and execute it, then follow the setup wizard to install it to your computer. Once installed, right click on “My Computer”, or “Recycle Bin” located on the desktop and select “Save Desktop Icon Layout” from the context menu. You can then restore your desktop icon positions in a snap by clicking “Restore Desktop Icon Layout” from the pop up menu at any time.
Icon Restore is compatible with Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000/98/95/NT 4.0, etc.