Windows not saving Desktop settings on shutdown


When you restart the computer, at least one of the following settings are not the same as before you shut it down:

  • The  screen resolution
  • Size and order of Desktop icons
  • Size and order of Quick Launch icons


  1. Download and run this registry patch.
    (Right click the link, then click Save Target As / Save link as.)
  2. When it asks if you want to add the information, click Yes.
  3. Restart the computer.

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