How to Use Small Icons on the Windows 7 Taskbar

By default Windows 7 has big icons setup for their taskbar. Big icons come in handy especially if you have problems seeing. Don’t get me wrong I wear glasses myself, but sometimes I don’t have enough room to fit all these huge icons on my screen. Here is a quick tip to fix this problem.

How to do it

Go to the start menu and right click and go to properties.

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The Taskbar and Start Menu Properties will open. Go to the Taskbar Tab and check Use Small Icons.

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Here is before.

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Here is small icons.


If you want to go back to the big icons just repeat the steps above and uncheck use small icons.

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