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Windows 7: How do u shrink desktop icons?

13 Apr 2010   #1
Valor D

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
How do u shrink desktop icons?

I need to know exactly how to shrink the desktop icons for Windows 7. My girlfriend's icons are very big, and she swears they're getting bigger. lol I tried to figure out how to resize them, but there's so much utter bs to go thru in the control panel, I couldn't figure it out. Help please? lol


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13 Apr 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Valor,

This can show you a few methods on how to change icon sizes.

Desktop Icons - Custom Size

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Apr 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hold down CTL key and roll the wheel on the mouse. But you must not have any programs and folders open at that time.

LOL, Brink beat me to it.
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13 Apr 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

My favorite method is to left click on one icon, while holding down ctrl, adjust the size with the mouse wheel.

LOL WHS beat me to it.
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13 Apr 2010   #5
Valor D

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Wow, can't believe it was that easy. lol Thanx, bud!
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13 Apr 2010   #6
devildog93

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

LOL....that's awesome. This might go down as quickest solved?

I don't know how you guys pull these answers out so fast, but I am sure he is not complaining.
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13 Apr 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by devildog93 View Post
LOL....that's awesome. This might go down as quickest solved?

I don't know how you guys pull these answers out so fast, but I am sure he is not complaining.
It took 4 minutes after all. We must try to do better.
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13 Apr 2010   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yes, we must do better than that.
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13 Apr 2010   #9
devildog93

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Yes, we must do better than that.

Yeah, come on guys, pull up your socks!!!!!!!!!!
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