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How can I make the font bigger on the windows taskbar

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Hello, I want to make the font in (what I think is called) Windows Taskbar bigger.  I assume the taskbar itself would also become bigger because of the "taller" font -- no problem with that.

Please look at the attached screen capture. I want to make the font bigger.  This is for windows xp, but I assume the "fix" would be similar to windows7....

Thanks!

Rowby
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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From windows XP
Start ->Control Panel -> Display -> Appearance -> Advanced -> "Item:"

"Caption Buttons" then click to select.
change the size there
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by:Rowby Goren
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Hi  marahman3001

I realize now that "bar" is from WIndows 7.  Where can I do the same in Window 7.

Thanks
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Was you question not about XP?

See my previous link:
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/252158-45-change-font-size-taskbar 
For Windows 7 see:
How to Change the Default Fonts in Windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1175-fonts-change.html
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Hi,  Michael-BestP

Was you question not about XP?

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It's on a computer that has both xp and windows 7.  (Running virtual machines) The top  bar turned out to be the overall windows 7 "bar".  I thought it was an  xp.  I will look at your links.

Thanks!

Rowby
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by:Rowby Goren
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Thanks Michael-Best and takecoffe.  That did the trick!  Nice big fonts that help with my remote access (go to my pc).

Rowby
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