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Originally the "Tech Support Pits" were reports of the funniest tech support incidents, but over the years the column gradually shifted to answering tech support questions put forward by the readers of the Dear Webby Humor Letter.

This collection of computer and web advice was started partly because readers demanded an archive, and partly because some questions were asked again and again. Each page has a different day's Tech Support Pits column.

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Tech Support Pits column from Dear Webby's Humor Letter of
10/07/03: Save My Desktop

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From Nolan=== Dear Webby, My dad plays some weird games on the computer, and he keeps messing with the resolution. The worst is some old flight simulator. After that, all the icons are shuffled all over the place and some can't even be found until I move others. Is there a way to nail the icons down permanently ? Nolan Dear Nolan No, you can't nail them down. When Windows changes the monitor resolution, instead of recalculating icon sizes and placement, it simply trashes that and re-arranges your icons. A System Restore will usually bring them back to where they belong, but that is pretty hot medicine! There is a little freeware program that just saves the desktop settings and lets you restore those. It is called SMD (Save My Desktop) has the original, but you may have a lot of trouble unzipping that. I uploaded the program in the already unzipped version to SaveMyDesktop It's a tiny little program, and all it does is save icon positions and restore them. No weird options. Just "SAVE" and "RESTORE"
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