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Windows 7: Icons Control Panel

14 Sep 2009   #1
Max128

Windows 7
 
 
Icons Control Panel

Hello I Windows 7 RTM Ultimate
I try all the tips on your forum and I even took the register of Windows Vista. Without success, I always find the same size of the default icons Windows 7 Control panel. There must be some way. Thank you!!


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14 Sep 2009   #2
Kukag

Windows 7
 
 

Hmm maybe I'm missing your question, what exactly are you trying to do?

Thanks,
Kukag
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14 Sep 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Im guessing changing the control panel Icon size?
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14 Sep 2009   #4
Max128

Windows 7
 
 

Zigzag3143 yes ,
I try various tricks and it is not working like this :


Control Panel - Change Default Icons


PS: Sorry for my English but I speak French I did my best.
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15 Sep 2009   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Max, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not sure if you want to change the icon or the icon size. Please let me know if this is not what you are wanting to do.

If you want to change the Control Panel icons size, then you can change them to either small or large icons.

Control Panel View - Category or Icons


If you wanted to change one of the icons itself, then be sure that you are using a 256x256 pixel .ico when using the tutorial below. It will not work otherwise.

Control Panel - Change Default Icons
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15 Sep 2009   #6
Max128

Windows 7
 
 

Hello, I want not change icons. I want to change the size like in Windows Vista. In the upper right in categories gives too little.
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15 Sep 2009   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Max,

By default you can only change the Control Panel to either have small or large icons.

Control Panel View - Category or Icons


A workaround is to create a new folder somewhere, and create shortcuts (right click) of each Control Panel icon that you want. Place these new shortcuts into the new folder, then move the new folder where you like for easy use. For example, have the new folder pinned to the taskbar to make it easy to open. This way you can adjust all of the icons size like you would any icon in Windows Explorer.
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15 Sep 2009   #8
Max128

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you for tips. I copied all the icons in the control panel and paste it into a folder I can change the display.One day we be able to change directly !!

Thanx you
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15 Sep 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

You're welcome Max. Hopefully one day we will be able to directly.
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