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Windows 7: desktop icon too big

09 Dec 2009   #1
mie333

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
 
 
desktop icon too big

i just installed fresh windw 7 ultimte on my xp..the prob now is when i set screen resolution up to 1280x800 ,my desktop icon still appear too big. its not happen on my xp bfore.with tht resolution my xp screen disply bcame quiet nice,i use the same grphd crd,same monitor,but why in my wndw 7 it appear too big?how to resolve this?
use nvidia geforce4 mx440


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09 Dec 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Press CTRL and scroll your mouse wheel.

Right click Desktop > View > Small/medium icons.
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09 Dec 2009   #3
mie333

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
 
 

oh yeah.u rock,,thnks alot.i really dunt imgine that the solution it just easy like that..thnks u but another problem is when i set to 1280x800 when i try to view pic,it look like the picture bcome "long" dont know to describe it,but just imgne tht u see ur face bcome long..how to solve it?
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09 Dec 2009   #4
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can you provide a screenshot please. Your description is difficult to envisage.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
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09 Dec 2009   #5
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mie333 View Post
oh yeah.u rock,,thnks alot.i really dunt imgine that the solution it just easy like that..thnks u but another problem is when i set to 1280x800 when i try to view pic,it look like the picture bcome "long" dont know to describe it,but just imgne tht u see ur face bcome long..how to solve it?
It's probably because you resolution in not the same aspect ratio as the picture and it's being squashed up for some reason.
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09 Aug 2011   #6
Raargh

Windows 7 Pro x64 (dual-booting XPSP3 and Win7)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsvr85 View Post
Press CTRL and scroll your mouse wheel.

Right click Desktop > View > Small/medium icons.
This solved my problem - I have no idea how I would have known to try ctrl-scrollWheel, or how MS expects us to discover this stuff - you are awesome! Thanks bunches,

Steve
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