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#1 Thomas 098

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Posted 08 December 2009 - 10:45 PM

My new laptop has Windows 7. My desktop icons are normal size, but the picture representing the shortcut to a website, e.g. gmail or Slickdeals, is very small in the center of the icon. How can I get the shortcut icons on the desktop to look like they do in XP or Vista?

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 01:29 AM

You could try this -

Open up any folder, go to the top of the directory tree and click on Desktop. At the top right of the page, click on the view button. Mine is set to TILES and I have the normal arrow at the bottom left of the icons.

Let us know if it makes a difference.

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 03:11 PM

Right-click on your desktop and select View > Small Icons.

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 06:13 PM

Neither of these approaches worked. The image for the icon is very small and it looks like it is sitting on a sheet of paper with the upper right corner folded over.

How do I capture an image of the icon so I can post it here?

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 06:33 PM

I just noticed it is shortcuts to websites that look this way. Shortcuts to applications are full size with no "sheet of paper" background.

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 06:57 PM

Neither of these approaches worked. The image for the icon is very small and it looks like it is sitting on a sheet of paper with the upper right corner folded over.

How do I capture an image of the icon so I can post it here?


Use Jing to take screenshots.

Edited by ReviverSoft, 09 December 2009 - 06:58 PM.

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Posted 09 December 2009 - 11:24 PM

Windows 7 has a Snipping Tool program, you can use it to take snapshot. Open Start Menu and type snip in the search box.




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