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Change icon size on taskbar

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
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    Change icon size on taskbar


    Hello,

    I have a 17" 1920x1080 monitor, and everything was too small, so I've change the display size to 125%, by default it was on 100% , and now some icons on the taskbar are blurry.
    I don't want to change the display size to 100%, I just wanna make the icon sizes smaller. Is there any solution?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks.
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  2. #2


    Quote Originally Posted by williclarkam View Post
    Hello,

    I have a 17" 1920x1080 monitor, and everything was too small, so I've change the display size to 125%, by default it was on 100% , and now some icons on the taskbar are blurry.
    I don't want to change the display size to 100%, I just wanna make the icon sizes smaller. Is there any solution?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks.
    Did you set Taskbar and Navigation properties > Taskbar > Use small taskbar buttons ?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by williclarkam View Post
    Hello,

    I have a 17" 1920x1080 monitor, and everything was too small, so I've change the display size to 125%, by default it was on 100% , and now some icons on the taskbar are blurry.
    I don't want to change the display size to 100%, I just wanna make the icon sizes smaller. Is there any solution?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks.
    Did you set Taskbar and Navigation properties > Taskbar > Use small taskbar buttons ?
    Thanks for your fast reply, Yeah, I did this but still the same.

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  4. #4


    No further ideas than, I have exactly same settings and works for me. Can you see ANY changes with it turned on and off ?
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  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Made a picture of it---

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    Holly smokes David, you're FAST !!!!
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  6. #6


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    No further ideas than, I have exactly same settings and works for me. Can you see ANY changes with it turned on and off ?
    unfortunately no changes. the same.
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  7. #7


    Quote Originally Posted by williclarkam View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    No further ideas than, I have exactly same settings and works for me. Can you see ANY changes with it turned on and off ?
    unfortunately no changes. the same.
    Did you try rebooting between the changes ? although here it works without it ?
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  8. #8


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Made a picture of it---

    Attachment 50961
    Holly smokes David, you're FAST !!!!
    I goofed up.
    Will reapply image---

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  9. #9


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    Your picture looks like they are already small - your second picture doesn't have the date under the time...

    Does yours look like either of these when you change the size?

    EDIT: David is far quicker than me, sorry...
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  10. #10


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 PRO


    When I uncheck "Use small taskbar buttons", it will look like the first image, when I check "Use small taskbar buttons", it will look like the second image, both the icons are blurry, and I've restarted too, but nothing change, still the same.
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