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Windows 7: HUGE desktop icons!

13 Aug 2009   #1
Scootermyth

win7
 
 
HUGE desktop icons!

Can these be reduced in size at all?


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13 Aug 2009   #2
Kari

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Hello, Scootermyth. Welcome to the SevenForums.

Have you tried right click an empty spot on desktop and choose View > Small Icons, or do you mean you want even smaller icons?

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Kari


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13 Aug 2009   #3
Antman

 

Click a blank area on your desktop and hold - scroll your mosue wheel. You can also right click the desktop, view.

You can also increase your resolution.

Or, right click desktop, personalization, display, choose 100%
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13 Aug 2009   #4
Scootermyth

win7
 
 
Even smaller yet!

Yes...I do want them smaller than WIN7 will allow me to choose (Small Icons) 100%.
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13 Aug 2009   #5
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Scootermyth View Post
Yes...I do want them smaller than WIN7 will allow me to choose (Small Icons) 100%.
Then...

Click a blank area on your desktop and hold - scroll your mouse wheel.
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13 Aug 2009   #6
Martinhunt

XP / Win 7 RC
 
 

Probably a silly question, but you did installed/updated your video drivers, right? In my dilemma over my graphics issue when I was operating without a 3D accelerator driver, my icons were pretty large at their smallest setting.
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13 Aug 2009   #7
Corpsecrank

Win7 64bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Then...

Click a blank area on your desktop and hold - scroll your mouse wheel.
That doesn't seem to do anything for me. Could it be because I am using dual monitors or something?
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13 Aug 2009   #8
vahaus

Windows 7
 
 

Highlight an icon on your desktop.

Keep your mouse over it

Hold CTRL

Scroll your mouse wheel until they are the desired size.
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13 Aug 2009   #9
Scootermyth

win7
 
 

That did it! I knew I could get help here!
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13 Aug 2009   #10
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Scootermyth View Post
That did it! I knew I could get help here!
Next time, I will type more clearly.
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