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Changing Icon Properties on a PC

To change the size at which icons are shown on your screen:

Step 1. On your desktop, right click and choose Properties from the context menu.

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Step 2. In the Display Properties dialog, choose the Appearance Tab.

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Step 3. Click the Effects button. Check the box beside Use large icons.

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Step 4. Click OK to exit the Effects dialog, and OK to close the Display dialog, and wait while windows changes the settings. (Your computer may be set so that you have to restart in order to see the changes; if so, you will see a message telling you you need to close all programs and Restart.)

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Related Tutorials:

Changing Screen Resolution in Windows
Changing Font Display Size in Windows
Changing Display Properties Index page
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