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Set icon size for Start menu items.

This setting can help you to select an icon size for programs displayed on the Start menu.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
You can specify that the icons that represent programs and items on the Start menu, should be either displayed in a smaller or larger size.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “Start_LargeMFUIcons”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value data with the desired icon size combination i.e. “1” for large icons and “0” for small icons.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Set Small Icon Size for Start Menu icons.reg

The '.reg' file will set Small Icon Size for Start Menu icons.

Set Large Icon Size for Start Menu icons (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will set big Icon Size for Start Menu icons.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Changed icon size for programs displayed on the Start menu are visible.

Default icon size for programs displayed on the Start menu are visible.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Next, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\] and create a DWORD value as 'Start_LargeMFUIcons'.

Now, right click on th DWORD value 'Start_LargeMFUIcons' and select 'Modify'.

Finally set the value data as '0' to make the icons displayed in the Start menu small and click 'OK'.

Showing Windows Version on the Desktop (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

Enabling this option will show the Version information of Windows on the desktop and disabling the option will hide this information from desktop.

Do not save changed icon position on desktop (For All Users)

Category : Display > Desktop

Users can change the positions of icons and place them anywhere on the desktop. Windows saves such settings even when the user logs off or restarts the system. This setting can let you disable such feature.

Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For Current User in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For All Users in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

Prevent changes to “Active Desktop” settings.

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting removes the options from Desktop, where you can make changes to the “Active Desktop” settings.

 
 
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