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Windows 7: Login Icons too small

05 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
Login Icons too small

The login icons for different users is just too small.Anyway that i can increase the size of the icons???

Also how to take a screenshot of a Login Screen? Tried using the PrintScr technique but no success

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05 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

There is no way to take a screenshot of the welcome screen without using third-party tools. Or a camera.
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06 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7

Here is a snap I took with my digicam,the Icons are just too small
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14 Feb 2010   #4

windows xp

Bump. I have the same problem. I can barely see them when viewing on my TV from the couch. Any solution to increase the font size or scale them up in general?
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14 Feb 2010   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Irha, and Knoughtyd,

The only workaround that I know of for this is to log on with the user name and password to have a large icon. However, you will also have to enter the user name, and you will not have a display picture for the icon anymore.

Hope this helps some,
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14 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)

How about a different solid color user icon for each user. Would be easy to identify each color.

Just a thought.
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14 Feb 2010   #7

windows xp

At that distance, I can't even make out where the focus is. Using username and password is a good workaround, I will look into it.
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