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How to reduce ddessktop icon size?

Would like to reduce size of desktop icons

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Assuming you're using windows 7, click on the desktop, hold down the CTRL key and scroll down using the mouse wheel, you can scale down the desktop icons until they're almost non-existent.

NOTE: Ctrl + scroll wheel works to zoom in most applications (browser, MS Office, Windows Explorer, etc.).

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

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Hey wassup

theres two ways you can go at this.

1. right click on an open area on ur desktop and just adjust the icons when u hover over the [view] option

2.make sure ur desktop is the only thing visible and give it one click on an open space just to make sure nothing is selected. then hit ctrl+&
at this point to test if it's working. hold ctrl then start to move your mousewheel on your mouse and the icons will start to all magically increase and decrease in size

now option #1 is a bit more easy and its static
while option#2 is a bit more dynamic and you can really make your icons really big or really small. it's up to you.

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

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