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Windows 7: How to change the size of desk icons in Windows 7

21 Nov 2017   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
How to change the size of desk icons in Windows 7

I want to know how to change the size of desk icons in Windows 7.

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21 Nov 2017   #2

win7 home premium 64bit

right click on screen/view/change icon size to suit.
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21 Nov 2017   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1, x86

Do you want the EASY way?

Single click on any desktop icon.....(to highlight that icon)
Hold down the left CTRL key while you roll your mouse wheel, forward to make the icons larger and backward to make the icons smaller.

No mouse? Refer to previous post.

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 How to change the size of desk icons in Windows 7

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