How to Find the Current Wallpaper File Name and Path in Windows 8 and 10

Finding the currently displayed wallpaper file name or path is not a straight forward task in Windows, especially if you have desktop slideshow enabled. This is because Windows copies the source image to a different location and renames it as TranscodedWallpaper.JPG, and marks the reference in the registry. This post tells you how to find the current wallpaper file name and path in Windows 8 and higher.Read more

Save and Restore Desktop icon layout in Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista

When testing various display resolutions or after completing a remote desktop session, the desktop icons may go out of order. Another case is that when you accidentally use the CTRL+ Scroll button (mouse) on your desktop, the Desktop icon size changes. But reverting back to the original icon size does not restore the custom icon positions on your desktop. In these cases, you need to revert back the custom icon positions manually.Read more