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Windows 7: is their a way to enable to "use large icons" button in IE9

12 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Pre 64bit
is their a way to enable to "use large icons" button in IE9

Hello, i was wanting to enable to the large icons on explorer 9 again. the feature used to be thier, now thier is not

the tabs and icons are now tiny!

thankyou for any help in advance


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12 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Far as I know, don't think there is.
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12 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Pre 64bit

i googled - and managed to find this, it has worked for anyone else wanting large icons.

1) open regedit, by typing regedit in start menu search bar
2) navigate to ...hkey_current_user
3) then
4) then
5) then ...internet explorer
6) then select the 'commandBar' folder
7) this will open up the files in the right hand pannel.
8) select the file 'smallicons'
9) right-click on the file, then modify
10) then change the value from (1) to (0).......reboot the pc, then it worked for me
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Wow, I hadn't saw that one.

I made a tutorial dedicated to you for pointing it out.

Thanks, as I wanted to do that myself for a long time. I had to create the registry entry as it wasn't there in that location for me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Pre 64bit

hello again,

ar thanks for that -

glad its helped :)
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