Vista: Return Icons to the Smaller Classic XP Size

   Posted May 29, 2006 by David Kirk in Microsoft Vista

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The icons in vista seem huge. Here is how to shrink them back to their pre-vista size.

Bring back Classic Icon Sizes In Vista:

1. Right-click on a unused area of the desktop
2. Pick View
3. Select Classic Icons

Even more interesting is this little shortcut…

Hold the CTRL key and scroll up and down on your scrollwheel on you mouse. You can size the icons however you wish!


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David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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