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How to Change Text Size for Message Boxes in Windows 10

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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.
Note   Note
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 in Control Panel
  • 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 in Control Panel

Note   Note
This option is no longer available starting with Windows 10 build 15019, but you can still use Option Two below.


1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Display icon.

2. Under Change only the text size, select Message Boxes. (see screenshot below)

3. Select a text size (6 to 24) you want for message boxes.
NOTE: The default size is 9.

4. Check or uncheck Bold depending on if you want bold text or not for message boxes.

5. When finished, click/tap on Apply.

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6. You will now see a Please wait screen until your text size settings are applied.
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If your settings do not get applied within a few minutes afterwards, then you can sign out and sign in to manually apply them.






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