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Windows 7: Is there a way to change the size of only one desktop icon?

04 Apr 2013   #1
drpepper

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit
 
 
Is there a way to change the size of only one desktop icon?

I have researched until I am blue in the face and not found out how to do this.

We are getting ready to have house guests, and I have created an account for them to use. I would like to create a desktop shortcut icon which is roughly double the size of the other icons to draw attention to it. The target file will be a basic readme with a couple of short rules for using my computer.

If I cannot find a way to create the single larger icon, I will resort to another idea I have in mind. That idea is to type the rules in Word and use Snipping Tool to capture the text and use the resulting image as a desktop background.

drpepper


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04 Apr 2013   #2
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Why don't you just use sticky notes ... make the note as large as you want

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04 Apr 2013   #3
drpepper

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit
 
 

Thanks.

That's a good idea. I have never ued sticky notes before. Now is a good time to start. It sure is easier than my alternate idea.

drpepper
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04 Apr 2013   #4
PooMan UK

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No probs pal :)
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