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Windows 7: Make window progam shortcuts look like XP ones

30 Jul 2016   #1

Windows 7 64-Bit
Make window progam shortcuts look like XP ones

Hello Friends,

When i "view" program shortcuts in Windows 7 as "Small Icons", the shortcuts become too small to be
seen comfortably. When i use "Medium Icons", they stretch a bit more and start becoming blur.
What i want is to make them the size of the icons is Windows XP. Is there a way out ??
Please let me know.


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30 Jul 2016   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

If you can find a XP shortcut image you can change it with this tutorial.
Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore

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30 Jul 2016   #3

Windows 7 64-Bit

Thanks Jerry, the tutorial that you provided was which i was actually looking for some time, though
for my scenario, it does not hold good. But thanks anyways for your help. I found from SuperUser website, that when you press CTRL and move the mouse wheel up/down, it changes the size of the shortcuts. I tested and found it working !! But that too is not what exactly i want.
I want to change the icon size system-wide.
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