Smir is a freeware tools for backup and restore Windows desktop icons positions. The application is portable, no setup needed. The information is stored to the text file without accessing the Windows registry. If you switch your monitor resolution the icons shortcuts position on the Windows desktop becomes scrambled.
Smir allows to save the unlimited number of the desktop icons layouts and quickly restore any of them.
You can save the layout for every screen resolution or for different tasks you are performing, etc...