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  1.    31 Jul 2015 #11
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    Penns Forrest
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    What is your screen resolution?

    You can try changing DPI scaling
    Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display

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    This is a global setting methinks - everything gets larger.
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  2.    31 Jul 2015 #12
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    Windows 8.1 Pro
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    5670x1080

    125 dpi ruins everything, except icons. Those look normal at that point, but my fonts are oversized and blurry as hell. I think this issue has been well documented when using higher DPI. Clearly, I don't need a higher dpi since StartIsBack does what I want, I just don't like relying on third party apps that give me more features than I care to have.
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  3.    31 Jul 2015 #13
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    Penns Forrest
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    Ok, thanks, I thought that might not be the solution you wanted. MS will have to address this at some point, screen resolutions keep getting higher and higher

    Consider Startisback as a temporary workaround.
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  4.    07 Aug 2015 #14
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    This worked for me. Simple regedit entry
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  5.    08 Aug 2015 #15
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    WIndows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by trebills View Post
    This worked for me. Simple regedit entry
    Has anyone tried this in Windows 10?
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  6.    08 Aug 2015 #16
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    good one! I had the same problem, but to fix it press "ctrl" and turn your mouse wheel, you can make them as large or as small as you wish.
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  7.    08 Aug 2015 #17
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    Windows 10 RTM

    Quote Originally Posted by mrpeters View Post
    Yeah -- really don't want to use a third party application to accomplish this. Clearly, there is a way to adjust the icon size. I'm willing to pay him for that information, but no response yet.

    I would have expected AppliedDPI or Shell Icon Size to do the trick, but no such luck!
    I am guessing he is leveraging some code. I don't think he is just registry hacking.
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  8.    08 Aug 2015 #18
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Jagger View Post
    Has anyone tried this in Windows 10?
    Yes I did it works flawlessly.
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  9.    10 Aug 2015 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by trebills View Post
    Yes I did it works flawlessly.
    Screenshot? Not working here. I've tried 800px and 1024px wide (I have 5670x1080 space) and they're just as small as ever, even after a log off and a reboot.
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  10.    10 Aug 2015 #20
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by mrpeters View Post
    Screenshot? Not working here. I've tried 800px and 1024px wide (I have 5670x1080 space) and they're just as small as ever, even after a log off and a reboot.

    All I did was change the size by manually adding the MinThumbSizePx entry into the registry.
    Open up regedit and navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Taskband


    Right click and select new DWORD (32-bit) Value
    Name is MinThumbSizePx
    Change Base to Hexadecimal
    Then Change Value data to the size you want yours, I have mine set to 800.

    Finally, log off and log back in.


    Thats all I did. Also, I am running Windows 10 Pro x64.
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