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Windows 7: folders n icons on desktop

02 Feb 2010   #1
Lila

Windows 7
 
 
folders n icons on desktop

not sure if I am posting this in the correct place sorry if I am wrong

anyhow..is there a way to make the folders and icons on my desktop smaller? they look so big on my 16 in screen
ty


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02 Feb 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Real easy. Left Click on one lightly, so the shadow shows. Hold down alt key, then with the middle ball on the mouse make them bigger or smaller.

or right click on desk top and then view. I like thie first way You can make them any size.
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02 Feb 2010   #3
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

well its not that easy for me cause that is not working...lol
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02 Feb 2010   #4
richc46

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I added use the second method.
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02 Feb 2010   #5
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

ahhh ok the second one worked fine for me..looks alot better now
tyvm hagd
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02 Feb 2010   #6
richc46

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Good

Just read the post again and try the first way again. I think you will like it better.

I like the happy face, here is one back
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02 Feb 2010   #7
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

nope it will not work for me...hmmm
I will keep trying it though..lol
thanks again
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02 Feb 2010   #8
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Click on control panel, personalization, then click on 'display' at the bottom on the left hand side menu. check the box that says smaller.
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02 Feb 2010   #9
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

yup got it fixed Jacee..ty

now another quick question...the pic I am using on my desktop for wallpaper..is there any way yo make it fit? the head on my eagle is cut off..ty
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02 Feb 2010   #10
richc46

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You used my second method, and you said you like it, let it go. Possibly, your mouse is not working properly. . Good luck
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