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Increasing font size in windows 8 desktop decreasing size of live tile

  1. #1


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    windows 8

    Increasing font size in windows 8 desktop decreasing size of live tile


    I wanted the desktop to be easier to navigate so I increased the font size to 125% as suggested by the OS however it looks like this increases the metro start screen's resolution making the tiles and text smaller. Anyway to change the metro start screen size back to normal while keeping the font bigger on the desktop?

    i have a acer iconia w500 with 1280 x 800 resolution

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  2. #2


    London, United Kingdom
    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 RTM Pro - 64 bit - Build 9200


    I don't think there is a way to change the start screen size back to normal while keeping the font size bigger on the desktop.
    What i could suggest is using the magnifier tool in accessibility tools.
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Increasing font size in windows 8 desktop decreasing size of live tile
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