You may need to change you screen resolution for gaming, one problem you may face with switching between different resolutions is that your desktop icons position won’t stay the same even when restored to the default one. We’ve already covered about ScreenRes program which lets you save and restore screen resolution and desktop icons and Display By Violence is another app that lets you test and change screen resolution and other Windows Screen Settings, DesktopSave is freeware app similar to ScreenRes.


After installing and running DesktopSave for the first time, you need to click More button to get  more options.

save desktop icons layout and screen resolution

DesktopSave lets you save your screen resolution, gamma and desktop icons positions and restores them. This app also allows to save any one of the Windows Display settings like Icons position or gamma or screen resolution and you can restore any one by clicking on “Apply saved” button.

Download DesktopSave