Windows 10: Desktop Folder Icons suddenly became enlarged - I cannot shrink them. Solved

  1.    18 Jun 2018 #1

    Desktop Folder Icons suddenly became enlarged - I cannot shrink them.


    My screen now contains 18 icons . I which to reduce them back to the normal orderly previous layout.
    While I can access display I cannot alter their size - There is about 50 icons stacked into 18 locations by the computer.
    I noticed it had occurred after an update. I also plugged a USB 32GB data stick in to the computer and removed it twice without being able to find a way to click on an eject option. after just looking to see it had files stored on it. That could have freaked it. Previously they had been Microsoft Normal large Icon Option.

    I will try and attach screen shots of the problem. also the current display and Icon settings.
    Desktop Folder Icons suddenly became enlarged - I cannot shrink them. Attached Files
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       18 Jun 2018 #2

    billz said: View Post
    My screen now contains 18 icons . I which to reduce them back to the normal orderly previous layout.
    While I can access display I cannot alter their size - There is about 50 icons stacked into 18 locations by the computer.
    I noticed it had occurred after an update. I also plugged a USB 32GB data stick in to the computer and removed it twice without being able to find a way to click on an eject option. after just looking to see it had files stored on it. That could have freaked it. Previously they had been Microsoft Normal large Icon Option.

    I will try and attach screen shots of the problem. also the current display and Icon settings.
    If you have a mouse with a center scroll, hold the CTRL key down and roll the button backward and forward. See what happens.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    19 Jun 2018 #3

    Thank You f14tomcat- It was an Instant Fix. I had Tried Ctrl +/- but this had no effect on my desktop Screen. This Problem solved.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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