Windows 10: How to Make Window Minimise / Close / Resize Icons More Visible?


  1. Posts : 1,526
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       18 Jul 2016 #1

    How to Make Window Minimise / Close / Resize Icons More Visible?


    My father finds it hard to see the window minimise /resize / close icons as shown below.

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    I've tried increasing the title bar size but this doesn't make much difference. The high contrast theme does provide more contrast for these icons but the rest of the display is too weird.

    How can I can configure these icons to display with more contrast? There must be registry tweak since they can be displayed in high contrast using the high contrast theme.
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  2. Posts : 11,257
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       18 Jul 2016 #2

    Hi Steve C

    You could use the Keyboard, Windows Key + Down

    Hold the Windows Key down and tap Down on your Keyboard 1 time to reduce the window then tap Down again to minimise.
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    Thread Starter
       19 Jul 2016 #3

    Thanks for the keyboard shortcut but I would like to display the icons in high contrast. I hope someone on the forum rises to the challenge of solving this issue!
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    Thread Starter
       21 Jul 2016 #4

    Any solutions?
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  5. Posts : 11,257
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       21 Jul 2016 #5

    This may or may not help as I have not tried it yet - go / Control Panel / Personlization / Display / Advanced display settings / Advanced sizing of text and other items / you can now change size of items (scaling level) ... note it says (not recommended)

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    Windows 10 Professional x64
       22 Jul 2016 #6

    @Steve C any luck with this ?
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    Windows 10 Professional
       22 Jul 2016 #7

    Installing and running 'AeroLite' may help:

    Aerolite Theme - Install in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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    Thread Starter
       23 Jul 2016 #8

    Edwin said: View Post
    Installing and running 'AeroLite' may help:

    Aerolite Theme - Install in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums




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    Thanks - the Aerolite theme is the solution I was looking for. The gold plated solution would be knowing what registry items to modify to enhance these icons.
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  9. Posts : 1,526
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    Thread Starter
       28 Jul 2016 #9

    How do you set a white title bar when using the Aerolite Theme? I always seem to have a coloured title bar whatever "Choose a colour" settings I have under Personalisation.
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  10. Posts : 1,526
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    Thread Starter
       07 Aug 2016 #10

    The Aerolite Theme does most of what I need but the text on the Taskbar is black rather than white. How do I get white Taskbar text using the Aerolite Theme?
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