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Borders - Changing Width to suite your needs

How to Change the Width of Window Borders
Published by swarfega
01 Apr 2009
Default Borders - Changing Width to suite your needs

How to Change the Width of Window Borders

information   Information
Do you find the default with of the window borders too thin or too wide? This tutorial will show you how to change it to suite your taste.



Here's How:
1) Open control panel and click on Appearance and Personalization[

2) Click on Personalization and then Window Color at the bottom
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3) In the Window Color screen, click on Advanced appearance settings
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4) A dialog box will appear where you can change various aspects of the desktop appearance. In the item box, scroll down to Border Padding, and change the Size value to whatever you fancy then press ok.
NOTE: The default size is 4. The smaller the number, the thinner the border. The larger the number, the wider the border.
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Note   Note
This tutorial can also apply to Vista.

Have fun playing with this feature!





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28 Apr 2009   #1
blacksmoke26

Windows 7 Ultimate built 7100
 
 

I love this Feature too


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06 May 2009   #2
win7rox

Windows 7 x64
 
 

this works only if you have basic theme or accessibility themes. It says so right on the window.
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08 May 2009   #3
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

no, it works on aero as well.
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08 May 2009   #4
win7rox

Windows 7 x64
 
 

yes, it does! thanks!

I wonder why the text on the top then saying settings in this dialog work only with ....
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04 Nov 2009   #5
freesbee

Windows7 RTM 7600 x64
 
 
Great!

...I was searching for this everywhere, but I couldn't find!!
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17 Feb 2010   #6
dceldeen

Windows 7
 
 
Thanks for the post

I could not see the beginning part of my online trading activity $ amounts until I saw this.
Thanks
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08 Jan 2013   #7
lmtyler

Win7 64bit
 
 

Yes, but 1 is still like 10pix wide?!?! That is nuts!
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17 Jan 2013   #8
chubbycheese

Win7 x32, Win8 x32
 
 

*suit
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