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How to increase font size on desktop icons - shortcuts

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    How to increase font size on desktop icons - shortcuts


    Any idea how to do this? I am just finding old instructions for previous versions of Windows, no longer working.

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    Thanks, that solves the problem! Unfortunately:

    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to topgundcp again.
    But big thanks to you !
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    Quote Originally Posted by martienne View Post
    Thanks, that solves the problem! Unfortunately:

    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to topgundcp again.
    But big thanks to you !
    That's quite alright. The thought that counts.
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