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Icon's sizes randomly change back to details sizes in random folders

Q: Icon's sizes randomly change back to details sizes in random folders

Hello again

unfortunately the issue i going to ask help with is the total same issue that i had last year

Icons sizes change back to details sizes on specific folder

may also be relate to the issue that this user had

Shortcut icons re-sizing randomly

My OS had gone crazy and change icon's sizes back to details sizes in random folders, last time i had that issue i thought it was solved by this method

Icons sizes change back to details sizes on specific folder

But unfortunately it only was temporary, i had to format anyway so the problem was solved after the format and never appeared again till 3 days ago.

it not seem to be a virus but it really annoy, the only thing i done 3 days ago that was extraordinary for me was to edit some video on windows live movie maker + cccp codecs, i rarely use WLMM but happened to use it 3 days ago, and after that the issue reappear, i can't use system restore since i done alot of stuff on my pc and don't want to lose them, and also i don't happened to made restore point before the day the issue occurred and the rest are deleted..so SR is not a option.

anyone know what i can do now?

thanks in advance

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A: Icon's sizes randomly change back to details sizes in random folders

No guarantees these suggestions will work but you could give it a try. See if rebuilding the icon cache helps.

Icon Cache - Rebuild

You could also try running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two) just in case your system fils got damaged or corrupted somehow. If problems are found, run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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hi there

as the title said i have really weird issue here...

the story goes like that...

i have a folder named "Desktop's icons that not in used" since old XP, i used to add all the icons of the progrems that i don't used (and use) often to it so i will find them right away when i need them, even when i format my pc and i backup stuff i also take this folder with me , put it again on the new OS and add each icon to it again when i reinstall it progrem. anyway long story short (and i think it will be right to add Weird xD) when i enter to this folder which i used to put on medium icons all this years it randomly change back to details sizes... mostly when i close other folder that have details sizes before i enter to this one.. but not allways, the windows keep remeber the icons's sizes and even the windows position and size in other folders ...so why only this folder just suddenly stop to remeber it own icon's size? is it corruption registry or something of sort?

i also tried to make a new folder with the same name, cut paste all of the icons into it and the issue still occur, and tried to disable some option that let the system choose what to change in my system's view (from look to performance) if it have hard time to display anything (which is hard for me to believe because i have I7 and Geforce 295 gtx..) and the issue still persist...

i know it just one weird and idiotic issue to make fuss about.. but i want to know if something is wrong with my sy... Read more

A:Icons sizes change back to details sizes on specific folder


it seem like it happening in more then one folder and it keep to happened randomly... even the window's size keep getting back to the default size....

it like after some time most of the recent chances that i've done going back to the window's default ... why it happening? = (

there is any way to fix it?

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Hi Guys

I have 8 hard drives, plus DVD and USB and I run at 1600x1200 on a 21" monitor. In Explorer I want to be able to see and differentiate drives at a glance. I can assign new icons but frustratingly I cannot change the size. I would like to make the drive icons one size bigger - does anyone know if this can be done?


A:Change Drive Icon sizes in Explorer

Hi dostm,

Click the button in the explorer bar (red bordered in pic 1) and then move the slider upward ( as in pic 2) upto the extent you like.

Hope it helps

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It doesn't matter what website I go to, I will sometimes get changes in my font sizes at random times (there are times when it stays normal size too on the same sites). It seems to occur the most when I'm browsing on Newegg's site (it looks like my DPI is increasing, but I never changed it).

So does anyone have any idea of what I can do to stop the increase in Font (DPI) size?

A:Font sizes change randomly when I load websites.

You're not accidently holding ctrl and scrolling are you? This changes the font on websites.
I doubt that you are, but just a question!

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When Media Player is in "Library" view, more specifically, when the view is set to "Icon", it displays as an icon the album art of an album, with the "Album Name" and "Album Artist" underneath as titles:

Media Player Library View
The icon is at a default size of 96x96 pixels.

What I want to know is (even if a registry edit is required), can the size of the Icon be changed to maybe 128x128 or larger? I ask this because if you look at the above screenshot, you'll see that sometimes if the album name is relatively long ("101 Love Songs 2008 (Disc 1)" and "1492: Conquest of Paradise" for example), then the text will be wrapped, and the "Album Artist" part of the icon titles is not displayed.

It is my hope that by increasing the size of the icon, there will be more room available to display the "Album Name" without pushing off the "Album Artist".

Also related, how do I force WMP to totally ignore my pictures? It doesn't make sense to have pictures in a media library...

A:How do I change Windows Media Player Library View Icon Sizes?

Hi Peter !

I dont have any answer for your first question . Actually I am also searching for it

But there may be a way to remove all the pictures from WMP library. Right click on the picture tab in the left navigation pane, select customize navigation pane, and uncheck picture there . Now click ok .

No more pictures are there

You may see the snips . Snip 1 : Right click and Customize navigation pane
Snip 2 : Uncheck pictures . Be careful ... at first click, it will remove the square, but check all boxes under pictures. you need to have a second click
Snip 3: Nevigate to some other library, and there is no pictures at all

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OS: Win 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
AMD Athlon 64 x2

In another thread I wrote about how I managed to wipe out my hard drive while using a disk utility that told me my partition sizes were reported incorrectly. (Screen shot below)

I told the program to go ahead and "correct the error" which immediately killed everything. I did manage to recover my data partition and then did a fresh reinstall of Windows. However, I still get that "error message." It's not just Partition Doctor that reports it, Partition Master 8 also gives the same error.

So the question of the day is, why am I getting this error?

Next question is about changing partition sizes. I've used Partition Master for years to resize partitions but now not only am I getting these strange error messages but the software reports that it isn't compatible with Win 7. So what can I use to resize partitions. Symantec has no new versions of Partition Master.

I have C: and E: on one drive. C: is too big and E: is too small. In the past, I would have used Partiton Master to take the extra space from C: and give it to E: but can't do that now. Windows Disk Management tool will shrink C: but not give the space to E:

So the second question is, "What can I use to fiddle with my partition sizes without having to back up E:, delete it, resize C: and then recreate E: at the new size?

A:Partition sizes: Misreported and changing sizes (two separate issues)

Personally, I'd recommend Partition Wizard as it is far more flexible and functional than Windows 7's disk management utility.

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD

You need to download the PW ISO and burn it to a blank disc then boot into it to partition your hard drive.

When you're done just boot back into Windows.

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I have a slight problem with icon sizes on my taskbar
at the moment they don't match the size of the quick launch
and was wondering how I could change them so the task bar has big icons like my quick lauch
^^ This is my vista taskbar it just looks like windows 7

A:Icon sizes :)

Couldnt tell ya, thats a windows 7 Quick Launch, not vista

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Is there any software that will allow me to change specific Icon sizes ?
Some icons I want small, some I want huge !
I don't care if its actually an icon or a picture.


A:Specific Icon Sizes

I use this free App. IcoFX - Download
I also use IrfanView. IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide


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Hi. I am currently with a problem in windows7 Professional about the size of icons.

For example, I get to the My Documents folder and put the icons in size Small, then I go into a sub-folder within the My Documents folder and put the icons in size Large. When I did that last action, Windows automatically changes My Documents folder icon size to Large and I don't want that, basically what I wanted was that Windows saves the definitions for the size of icons in different folders, which it does not.

To overcome this problem have been suggested ShellFolderFix, I tried it but what it does is saving the size and position of the various windows.

Someone help me? Cump's

A:Windows 7 Icon Sizes

I know there is an application for windows 7 that does this. Just cant remember its name, but i know ive seen it posted here on Sevenforums

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I have just recently noticed that I am not blind and therefore don't need the desktop icons an inch across, is there any way that I can change it so they are smaller?

A:Desktop Icon Sizes

Right click on desktop, View > Large, Medium, or small icons

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I have 2 issues that may be related (or not)
Lately my computer has been running slow.
Sometimes the icons on my desktop change sizes when I close/open laptop or restart.
I run :
AVG Free 8.5.287
Spybot S&D 1.6.2 w/resident shield
Ad_Aware free anniversary edition w/Ad_Watch
All scans come back clean
I ran:
CleanUp 4.5.2
Windows Disc Cleanup
Windows Disc Defrag
Nothing seems to help.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thank you!

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it's probably been asked and I'm not looking in the right place, but is it possible to change the icon sizes on the start screen.
I can have larger or smaller and that's it, is there no way to set a custom icon size?

I see when I drag the icons around to arrange them how I want, that they go slightly smaller why can't I have that size icon.
Is there an icon creation program similar to Stardock's icon packager so I can customise the icons they look bloody stupid at the moment on one of my 3 27" screens.


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Heres my OS: Win 7 HP 64bit incase its useful info

My desktop icons as well as my folder icons change size back to the default Medium size after I restart my computer, and the folder icons reset as well. If I set them to say... large and close the folder and reopen it, they will be back at the default setting.Even if I go back and forth in the folders the icons will not stay the same size I set them to.

Now here is what Ive done to try and fix my issue:

While in a folder if I change the size to say medium. Go to Tools > Folder Options > View and apply this to all folders. Than no matter what size I change them too afterwards will revert to this setting. Even though I want different size icons depending on what I'm looking at.

With that said, Ive also tried to restore the defaults, that did not work.

I have followed the Icon Rebuilding tut on this website, both the .bat and the manual ways.

I have ran the Windows repair all in one as well. Which made me do a file scan and check disk.

The only thing I haven't tried is a system restore. I have also heard of malware messing up this stuff and a mention of a root kit I think it was in a post about this same issue. Just a few days ago I got rid of(I think) one. The Google redirect or something it was called differently in Malwarebytes. I used tdsskiller to get rid of it but after running Malwarebytes in safe mode saw it was still there but got rid of it again.

After going through threads and threads and different posts... Read more

A:Icon sizes reset after restart and...

This is my simple solution, found after a year of trying suggestions from various forums:

- Go to c:\Users\[account]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\UsrClass.dat
- Move the UsrClass.dat to a backup folder (I used "My Documents")
- arrange your icons, restart and let the system create a new file

thanks to hypercube
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for original suggestion. I screwed up his instructions and found the above solution

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When in "My Computer" going thru the drives and files, in detailed view.

how do i get folders to show there sizes.

A:XP, Detailed View, Folders Sizes

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On my Win7 PC:
winsxs: 18.58GB
Installer: 16.28GB
I have done everything described in  How to address disk space issues that are caused by a large Windows component store (WinSxS) directory.  Are these sizes normal?  Are
there any other ways to reduce them?
I am asking this because my SSD could really use their space.


A:Sizes of winsxs and Installer folders

The Clean up system files button isn't needed if we have
UAC turned off.
Regarding the installer folder, we'd better take a look at the following article:
Missing Windows Installer Cache Files Will Require a Computer Rebuild
Do NOT delete files from the Windows Installer folder
Please follow the steps mentioned in the KB you fould to clean the winsys folder.
Best regards
Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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My laptop has a drive C with 14 GB of space and a drive D with 18 GB of space. Drive C has Windows, all my software and my documents. Drive D is sort of an extra storage place that doesn't get changed if I restore my computer to its original configuration. With the size of programs these days my drive C is getting really crowded, whereas all the backup files and pictures that I store on drive D only take 4 GB.

I want to figure out if I can take 8 or 10 GB from drive D to make my drive C a bit over 20 GB. I've searched "partinioning drives" to see if that's possible, and learned about compmgmt.msc. Before I go any further I'd like to ask you about my particular case and see if you would have at hand a link to learn how to do what I'm trying to do, and any tips you might find handy to share. I run XP SP3, and this is what I see when I open Disk Management from compmgmt.msc:

Unnamed drive : Partition : Basic : NTFS : Healthy (EISA Configuration) : 4.66 GB : 1 GB free. (I didn't know about that drive.)
Drive C : Partition : Basic : NTFS : Healthy (System) : 13.97 GB : 2.83 GB free.
Drive D : Partition : Basic : NTFS : Healthy : 18.62 GB : 14.83 GB free.

Further down it says that my disk 0 contains those 3 drives, the first 2 being primary partitions and drive D being an extended partition and a logical drive.

Thank you!

A:How to change drive sizes.

Firstly, that unnamed partition is in all probability your computer mfr's recovery partition. Most big box machines have that. Don't mess with it, you may need it one day.

Secondly, rather than re-partitioning your drive, consider the following.

In many cases, the C:\ partition starts getting full due to growth of the My documents folder. If this is the case for you, I suggest you consider moving the My Docs folder to the D:\ partition. This is quite simple to do. First , create a folder on the D:\ partition and label it My Documents. Then open Windows Explorer, find the original My Documents folder (not a shortcut) on the C:\ partition, right click it and select "Properties" (see attached thumbnail). Click the "Move" button, navigate to the D:\ partition and find the folder you created there. Select the folder and click OK. This change will move the actual location of your My Docs folder to the D:\ partition, but the change will be invisible to you in normal operations.

lastly, if the foregoing does not apply to your situation, I suggest Easeus Partition Master as an excellent tool for any partition adjustments. Free and easy to use. Check it out.


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hello everyone
can anyone plz tell me how to make my storage partion smaller and boot drive bigger.
I've tried programs like partion magic (not that 1 specificly) but everyone i try keeps telling me that there are no partions and when i try to add a partion it says there are currently one or more unchangeable partions.

Plz help my computer speed is suffering because of this
Thanx heaps

P.S. specs are wrong have changed them yet

A:how to change partion sizes

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I found under display settings the link for advances sizing of text and other items. In that window that comes up there are drop down lists to change font size for the following: titles bars, menus, message boxes, palette titles, icons and tool tips. I changed all that to 10. Which for now I think I'm comfortable with of those I readily see so far. However inside that window the text describing things above that is like an 8 or 9 font. I need to be able to change that. Also the font size on web pages in firefox is not the same from before doing the upgrade from windows 8.1 pro. That font is also several numbers lower than before. I'm used to text ranging from 10 to 12 in size. I need to be able to change the font sizes for much more things. I seem to recall in previous versions of windows the font size changing thing had a dozen or more items in the list to change. But I can't find that anywhere. Could someone direct me to where I can adjust font sizes for everything everywhere? Thanks.

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Size does matter and I think they are too large. I seem to recall that Opera Speed dial has a 'switch' to reduce the icons to small but had a good look through settings etc and cannot find it.

I have binned Chrome for the dozenth time, it would not play sound in you tube and cutting and pasting included background. Someone in here recommended Opera so I am going to stick with it.

A:Opera Speed Dial Icon Sizes

This may help:

How to customize Opera speed dial page [Guide] | Reviews, news, tips, and tricks | dotTechdotTech

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is there a way to get explorer to show size of File folders?

A:windows explorer not showing sizes of folders.

hi not as such but there is third party programs and a registry hack im searching for you now but have a look at this Microsoft link To change advanced file and folder settings (See the size of a folder in a tip when you point to the folder)
Change folder options

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I tried finding a solution for my problem but I can't seem to find the exact answer for it. So here's the thing,

I am working with a PDF that contains pages with different sizes, one size with A4, one size with A3 and one size with "Letter" which I do not need. Now I want to resize all the "Letter" into A4.

Now my question is:

-How can I select a specific page with a specific size? (because I am working with thousands of pages here)
-How can I change all of the selected page in one go?
-Do I need to other programs for it? If so, what programs?

Thank you good sirs!

P.S. Our printer can only print at A4 and A3 sizes, so if ever I selected the "Choose paper source according to page size" it won't work and printing will stop if it starts and try to print a page size containing "Letter".

A:How to change page sizes in PDF with Acrobat

I have never seen any way to change a PDF file.
They must be converted to a file format that you can edit and then remake it into a PDF.

Even the so called PDF editors do this.

Also is this PDF "Protected"?

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Hello all! Sorry if this is not the right forum for this. I was copying a bunch of songs to a memorex 700mb 80 minute cd-rw disk. I was copying 24 songs. The file they were in said they were a total of 118 mb. When I added them to the disk using roxio easy cd creator, I got an error that there was 713 or so mb trying to be copied. I deleted one song and the size was reduced to 683 mb and is copying now. These are mp3's. Does the files size increase when copying? Was I supposed to format the disk first? I have never heard of this happening before. It does not seem right. Did I miss a step or obviously something major???????? :-( Thanks! Mike.

A:Do mp3 file sizes change when copied?

Roxio was probably thinking that you wanted to make an audio CD, so it was converting the songs into WAV format, so you can play them in a CD player. You have to make a Data CD to copy them as mp3's, otherwise it will think you want to make an AUdio CD.

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My "caption buttons" (what they're called in the personalization options) keep changing sizes. One day they'll be small, and the next they'll be normal. How do I keep them normal?

I've attached pictures of each size. First is the normal default size. Second is what it keeps changing to.

A:Caption Buttons change sizes

jimmylec, are you using a 3rd party visual theme?
try Applying the default theme and see if that helps.


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I've found that all my drives (SSDs and spinners) are set to 512 bytes/sector. My understanding is that 4k sectors would be a bit more efficient. I'd like to change my drives from 512 to 4k.

If I format a new drive to 4k, then I cannot clone an old 512 drive to the 4k.

If I use a new, 4k formatted drive, I =could= manually copy my data files from the 512 to the 4k, right?

The issue would seem to be the OS drive. I really, really, really don't want to reinstall the OS. (Really.) I've got too many programs to reinstall.

My system uses an SSD as the OS drive and a 1Tb WD spinner as the data drive.

How can I swap to 4k sectors?


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I've googled my behind off trying to find a solution or answer to a fairly simple question, which I don't understand it seems, (even though I'm fairly smart otherwise ). Hopefully someone here can explain it to me.

Here goes:

I know how to make icon files, and change them on my desktop folders or shortcuts. My problem is that when I try to make an .ico file it always present itself very very tiny.

I can't seem to get (or make) a nice big icon to replace another.
It drives me crazy. I mean it!

Can anyone help?

I've attached a link to a picture that shows my problem here.
Thank You!

A:Icon (.ico) sizes in Win7 when changing folder icons

Hello sickanpickan, I understand what you mean but i can not give you an answer why it happens but this little program may be what you are after (worked for me). When you create an ico or convert a png to ico it will give you the option to make 4 copies all in different sizes, if i recall up to 256x256

IcoFX - The Free Icon Editor

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Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew how to set a custom icon size for the taskbar icons in Windows 7. I know you can select between large or small, however I'd like something in between those sizes (call it medium).

The large size takes up too much space, and the small size is a little small for my 15 inch high res laptop screen. Is there a way I can specify the icon size myself through the registry?

A:Custom taskbar icon sizes? Not large or small

My guess would be that you are going to need some third party program to do this. But be careful> icon, cursor and screensaver programs frequently come with adware, spyware or other malware.

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I've set my icons to a certain size ( small) and placed in locations. After a restart they go back to medium size and line up on the left side of the screen

Any Ideas

A:windows isn't saving desktop icon sizes and locations

Did you uncheck Autoarrange?

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The subject sounds really newbie since I know you can either hover over a folder in Explorer or right click, click properties and get the folder size - but what I want is a fix or utility that allows me to see multiple folders, ala Explorer, and see their size displayed - the way it does for individual files on the DETAILS setting.

I downloaded Explorer Plus but have not seen a way to make it do this.

Please advise and thank you in advance.

A:How Can I get Explorer to Show Folder Sizes for Multiple Folders?

Truth be told, I've never used or even SEEN a program that would do this, though I'm sure there must be at least ONE available.

In the meantime, you can open Windows Explorer and RIGHT-click a folder, then choose "Properties", and it will tell you what you need to know; how many files in the folder, how many FOLDERS in the folder, how much room they occupy on the HDD, and so on.

Good luck - HTH

- slingshotter

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On my own site mostly, and just now on TSG... I'll load the page and the column widths are off. Refreshing fixes it but is there a reason for this or a way to prevent it? It doesn't happen often but enough for me to notice. I've seen this in Opera 7.10, Netscape 7.02, and Internet Explorer 6.0. I'll post a screen shot of what I mean next time it happens.

A:(Solved) Table sizes sometimes change on pages.

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Has any body got any suggestions please for a free program that I can use to view the size of my folders to see what's taking up the most room?

Wanted one that does not integrate into Windows
Just want to click and view - hopefully as a graph.

googled but can't seem to find one

A:Solved: Vista free program to view my folders sizes

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I want to view all my files the same way. I want to be able to see the file sizes and the date modified so I can easily sort to find things. I don't care that I can move the cursor over a file to see it's size. That is stupid and time consuming. Please help.

A:Folders won't show individual file sizes and date modified.

Hello Michaell, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Apply Method Two in the tutorial below will apply the "All Items" template with "Details" folder view for all folders.

Windows Explorer Folder View settings

Hope this helps,

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Now and again, when I switch my computer on first thing in the morning, my desktop comes on with huge icons. Its a bit annoying but I've found that if I just leave things alone, the next day my desktop is back to normal. (I presume its something to do with Microsoft updating or something). This time, its been three days and my desktop still has the large icons, although by going into display we've managed to change them from huge to just large, although in saying that they are still twice the normal size.

The problem is, this time everything is huge - word, emails, internet; the lot, and its very difficult to read things or work online. I have to keep sliding the bar across the bottom of the screen to be able to see whats on the right hand side of the screen. Very frustrating.

It seems that this has been occurring since I bought Windows 7 about three/four years ago but I can't swear to it.

Can anyone point me in the right direction to return things back to normal?

A:Solved: How to reduce desktop icon sizes - Windows 7 Home Premium

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I'm having a very bizarre issue on a laptop running Windows 7. Windows explorer is showing all items as the wrong size, it's as if the math is off by a few 0s. For example an outlook file is showing up a 548 GB which clearly isn't possible. I looked up the
file on another computer and it was actually 5.48 GB. Every file on the computer shows up that way. It also doesn't matter if I'm looking at a file on the local drive or on a mapped drive, it still shows the incorrect value. I've never run into something like
this before and haven't had much luck finding anything on Google either. Has anyone seen something like this before or have an idea for how to change the math behind explorer? If that is even what needs to be changed.

As an extra note, kind of funny but even the transfer rate is buggered up, the laptop is transferring files from a mapped drive at a miraculous 522 MB/s, sure do wish my computer could move that fast.

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is it possible to change the start menu's font size and/or tile size without impacting the desktop's icon and text size? from what i can tell the "make text and other items larger/smaller" is global, i.e. it can't be used independently in terms of the start menu and desktop...

A:Change Start Menu Item Sizes Without Effecting Desktop?

Hello Robert,

There are two settings for this.

DPI (Make text and other items larger or smaller) is only for desktop screens.

"Make everything on your screen bigger" is for only all Metro screens. You can use this option for your Start screen without affecting the desktop.

Hope this helps,

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This is something that has puzzled me for ages. I open a directory which has some sub-directories and some stand-alone files. I do view details. The file sizes are displayed, but the folder sizes are not displayed. In order to find a folder that doesn't match size with the source, I have to go through the painfully tedious task of right clicking and selecting properties on each folder. With XP, there was a tool I installed which allowed me to display the folder size, but the tool doesn't work in Windows 7.

Is there a way one can easily view the folder sizes without having to right click and select properties for each individual folder?

A:Help!!! How can I view folder sizes in view details?

Just use:

GetFoldersize - View Disk Usage, Calculate Disk Space

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I am using windows 10 pro. In my Laptop, when I change the folder view to Thumbnails, it will change. But when I was open a folder and return, the folders are automatically change to Details. It was happen to all my folders. Help me please.

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I am using windows 10 pro. In my Laptop, when I change the folder view to Thumbnails, it will change. But when I was open a folder and return, the folders are automatically change to Details. It was happen to all my folders. Help me please.

A:Change the Icon Thumbnails to Details

We have a Windows 10 forums as well, you will be much better to ask there!
Ten Forums

Still see if this applies to W10 - Folder View - Set a Default for All Folders

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I'd prefer to have details for all folders.
It looks like I found a solution for the annoying auto changing of folder types:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

;This registry script has been made by Vishal Gupta - AskVG.com

[-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\AllFolders\Shell]

But I also want the view to stay details even if I change it in explorer's view menu to look at something. In this case currently the setting is immediately saved somewhere and next time I get that view. I want it to show details the next time I visit it...

(I have also disabled thumbs.db and desktop.ini via registry settings.)

A:Default to details view for all folders, even after change

Hello Avada,

If you like, you can use the method in the tutorial below to set a default folder view of "Details" with a "General Items" template. The folder view will be applied to all folders and remembered. If you make any changes to the folder view of a folder afterwards, then that change will still be remembered for that folder.

Folder View - Set a Default for all Folders in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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Hi All,

I use Details View on Windows Explorer.
And i want to increase the icons' size without changing to any other view (keep using Details view).

Is there any way to do this?


A:How to Change Icon Size of Details View on Windows 7

not possible I'm afraid, trying to size up the icons will put you in list mode, then small icons etc

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I just put in a new 250 gig SATA drive and wiped the comp and installed it on the new drive....now windows sees my 250 as only 130 gigs and only sees my 160 as 130 what is wrong???

A:XP not seeing right HD sizes

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This is going to sound like a dumb question for some of you but I'll ask it anyway. How do you measure a fan, is it diagonal or on one side, and is it outside edge or screw holes? I just ordered a processor fan and I got the wrong size even though I thought I had measured.

Thanks for your help!!

A:Fan sizes

I believe it is from the middle of the screw hole to the adjacent screw hole. Not diagonally across the fan.

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Are the PSU boxes sized differently? Or can I simply buy one and it will fit in my case?

My case is pretty standard btw.

A:PSU sizes

yeah there are different sizes, usually the width is always really similar in size, its the length that changes mostly once you get above 600watts, sometimes lower if its a fanless psu.

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For some reason, all the fonts have are now larger than before. I've tried almost every setting in the Display settings, but to no avail. Anyone know how to fix it? I think someone may have changed the settings for the Windows XP Theme. Is there any way to reset it?

A:XP Font Sizes

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Hi, i've just been given a 512mb pc2-4200s stick and i just wanted to make sure that its ok to put this in and leave the 256mb that's already in there?
The 256mb is also pc2-4200s.

Thanks in advance, Dave.

A:Mixing ram sizes?

Yes. You will have no problem mixing 512MB with 256MB.

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Hey everyone,

I'd like to ask you about my RAM - I've got 6gb at the moment, 2x2gb and 2x1gb. They're both Corsair somethings, matched latencies and xx-x-xx numbers. I thought I might as well just stick them all in there, more RAM the better?

Will that mis-matches in size cause any kind of performance issues? The system seems to run alright, but I've never tried it with just the 2x2's...

Would the system fill the 2x2 4gb, then spill over if it needed it onto the 2x1 pair? Or will it be spreading out over all the chips?
Huuuum.... any info is greatly appreciated.


(It was looking at an old 3D mark score which made me think of it, here's the read out from there)

Memory 6144 MB
Module 1 2047 MB
Module 2 1024 MB
Module 3 2047 MB
Module 4 1024 MB


Windows 7 64bit BTW

A:Ram of different sizes, bad for performance?

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What are good partition sizes for a backup partition?
I have a 120Gb Internal HDD and a 160Gb External HDD. If I backup all files on my 120Gb HDD will I have to partiton my external HDD as 120Gb as well?



A:Partition Sizes

Depends on exactly what files that you want to backup (it's not necessary to backup all of them) - and the method that you want to use (imaging vs backup). Imaging will get you a copy of your entire 120 gB drive where a backup will only get those files necessary to save your work.

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