1.    18 Jul 2016 #1
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    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.    18 Jul 2016 #2
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    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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  3.    19 Jul 2016 #3
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    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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  4.    21 Jul 2016 #4
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    Any solutions?
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  5.    21 Jul 2016 #5
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    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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  6.    22 Jul 2016 #6
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    @Steve C any luck with this ?
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  7.    22 Jul 2016 #7
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    Installing and running 'AeroLite' may help:

    Aerolite Theme - Install in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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  8.    23 Jul 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin 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.    28 Jul 2016 #9
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    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.    07 Aug 2016 #10
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    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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