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I remember in Win XP there was a way to control every aspect of the desktop (i.e. icon height or width, window header font size, etc.) Is there something like that in Win7 Ultimate? If there is, how do I get there? :confused:
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Try Control Panel > Display.
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Thanks but that doesn't help. It does not give me the same level of control as the old XP fine control in "desktop Settings" There I could change for example just the fonts for the Icons and nothing else. In Win7 Display you can change only a general size of fonts (3 different sizes) and that change is everywhere. I do not want that. I am looking for a fine control as XP used to allow
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Okay. I know what you are looking for. It's buried but it's there.

Right click on an empty part of Desktop and select Personalize (or Control Panel > Personalization), then click on Windows Color > Advanced appearance settings... and then you should be in familiar territory.
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Great, exactly what I needed
Thank you so much :thumbsup:
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You're welcome and thanks for the followup.
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