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Steps for changing desktop icon Font Size or Type in Windows XP
1. Right Click Desktop + Choose "Properties"
2. In the Properties Window click on the "Appearance Tab" at the top.
3. In the Appearance Window click on the button called "Advanced"
4. In the Advanced Window choose "Item:" from the drop down list and choose "Icon" and you can choose desired Icon font size and Type.

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Some of my desktop icons have grown to be very big. I want small icons.


in windows 7 right click on the desktop and select Personalize. Then click display on the left. Choose small, medium or large.

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Shrinking Icons in Windows XP
  • 1 Right-click on the desktopicon1.png. A drop-down menu will appear on which you will click on "Properties."
  • 2 In the "Display Properties" box, click on the "Settings" tab.
  • 3 Slide the scale in the "Screen Resolution" box to the right to shrink the icons (and everything else that appears on the screen).
  • 4 Click on "Apply" and then click on "OK."
  • 5 Click on "Start" and then right-click on an empty space until a box that says "Properties" appears. Click on "Properties."
  • 6 In the "Taskbar and Start Menuicon1.png Properties" menu, click on "Customize."
  • 7 In the box that says "Select an icon size for programs," click on "Small Icons."
  • 8 Click on "Apply" and then click on "OK" to adjust the size.
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  • 9 Right-click on the desktop. When the drop-down menu appears, run the mouse-pointer over "View" and click on "Classic Icons." This will shrink the icons if they are set to either "Large Icons" or "Medium Icons."
  • 10 Right-click on the desktop again and click on "Personalize."
  • 11 On the "Personalize appearance and sounds" screen, click on "Taskbar and Start Menu" on the left side bar.
  • 12 In the "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" menu, click on the "Start Menu" tab.
  • 13 Click on "Customize."
  • 14 Find the box that says "Use large icons." If it is checked, uncheck it and click on "OK." This will shrink the Start Menu and Taskbar icons.


Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_4855250_make-windows-icons-smaller.html#ixzz2ifeSGGtj

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  • Select Display.
In the Display Properties dialog box:
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  • Select a Font size from the list.

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Under Windows and buttons:
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  • Select the Advanced button.
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To choose the screen element you want to change:
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To choose available size, color and font styles:
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When you are finished with selections:
  • Select OK twice to close the dialog boxes.
To close Control Panel:
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Control Panel: Display: Appearance tab: Advanced button

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Control Panel: Display: Appearance tab: Advanced Appearance dialog box

To open the Ease of Access Center, select:

  • Start.
  • Control Panel.
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Under Explore all settings, select:
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