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Windows 7: Icons Small but Text stays the same size

23 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Icons Small but Text stays the same size

When I change the icon size using the control key plus mouse wheel the icons shrink, but the text stays the same.

How do I fix this?

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23 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello letsdoamazing

The icon text size is controlled in personalization\Window colour\Advanced Appearance Settings. Scroll to icon and change the text size.

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