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How to Change Text Size for Message Boxes in Windows 10


A message box is a predefined dialog box that displays application-related information to the user. Message boxes are also used to request information from the user.

This tutorial will show you how to change the font size of text for message boxes to what you want for your account in Windows 10.

If you change your DPI scaling level, it will also change the text size of message boxes to scale with the DPI setting.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: To Change Text Size for Message Boxes using "System Font Size Changer" by WinTools
  • Option Two: To Change Text Size for Message Boxes using a REG file


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Change Message Boxes Text Size in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Message Boxes Text Size in Windows 10
To Change Text Size for Message Boxes using "System Font Size Changer" by WinTools

1. If you haven't already, download the latest version of System Font Size Changer from WinTools.

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2. Run the downloaded changesize.exe file.

This is a standalone .exe file (program) that does not install anything on your system.

3. If you like, you can click/tap on Export to export your current font text size settings to a .reg file to make restoring them easy if needed.

4. Perform the following actions: (see screenshot below)
  • Select (dot) Message box.
  • Check or uncheck Bold if you want bold text or not.
  • Adjust the slider for the font size you want.
  • When finished, click/tap on Apply.

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5. Click/tap on OK when you are ready to sign out of Windows 10 to apply, and sign in again. (see screenshot below)

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Change Message Boxes Text Size in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Message Boxes Text Size in Windows 10
To Change Text Size for Message Boxes using a REG file

1. Click/tap on the Download button in the table below for the message boxes text size you want, and if you want the text to be bold or not.

2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

3. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

4. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

5. Sign out and sign in to apply.

6. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

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That's it,
Shawn