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You just need to adjust the Display Settings of your PC.
Here's what you gotta do:

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Open Display
  3. Select the Settings Tab
  4. Adjust the screen resolution by dragging the bar (see image below) to right. desktop icon are very large.... - 35de441.jpg
  5. Click OK
  6. Click Yes
And you're done!

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