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    After sleep icons on desktop moved

    My system is W7 pro 64 bit on a screen 1920 x 1200 pixels.

    After one hour waiting my system goes to hybrid sleep.
    When I wake the system, several columns of icons on my desktop have moved down.
    Mostly on the left side of the screen.

    What is the reason and what can I do about it?

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    I don't know the reason, but it seems to happen largely at random, and rarely.

    I use a program which saves the location of the desktop icons to a file, from which they can be restored (with variable degrees of accuracy) should you find their locations different from how you set them up. More than one run usually works.

    I use (the command line version of) Desktop Restore from midiox.com, but have previously used DesktopOK with rather less success, and the documentation is written by a non-native-English speaker.
    BATcher

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    I've used Iconoid for years. http://www.sillysot.com/
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    Stardock Fences

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    You might try right clicking at any blank spot on your desktop and clicking on "refresh" from the drop down menu. I've found that until you do this, windows doesn't seem to remember where the icons are located.

    Also I use "Desktop Restore" which works very well for getting icons back to where they belong.

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    Thank you guys,

    Desktop Restore works to my expectations.
    I still do not understand the origins of my trouble, but this solution is good!

    Harm

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