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I need the registry settings that control the taskbar setting "properties, show small icons".  Also the desktop settings "view, small icons".
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using regedit editor at command shell by "regedit" for taskbor small icon to change
the following key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

"TaskbarSmallIcons"=dword:00000001

For small icons,set the dWord value to 1.


For desktop small size view:


User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics]
Value Name: Shell Icon Size
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: Size in Pixels (Default = 32)

Hope understand your question.If not, pls pt it out

Duncan
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the small taskbar worked but not the desktop.  See screen shot for clarification.

In addition I need the registry setting to retain items placed on taskbar.

Thanks for helping.
desktop.png
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Value Data: Size in Pixels (Default = 32)

Did you change other size you want besides 32 ?
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Sorry I made the wrong entry.  Desktop is working.  How about the setting to save keep icons on taskbar?
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Actually, now your two questios has been solved  from your question post ,Right ?

Now you want to add third question for

 
How about the setting to save keep icons on taskbar?

Right ? COuld you write it more in detail about question-3

Please verify this first, otherwise confusing

Duncan
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When I pin items to the taskbar, the next time I log on they are not there.  So I need to check what registry setting saves items pinned to taskbar.

thanks
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are you taking about  question 1 , right  ? Or new  question,
please review my previous post

I need the registry settings that control the taskbar setting "properties, show small icons".  Also the desktop settings "view, small icons"
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so you want me to post a new question on EE for #3?
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No, I  don't understand your question 3? Please write it in detail
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pin items, what your mean ?
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see attachment
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Try this at command line
REG ADD "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Taskband" /v "Favorites" /t "REG_BINARY" /d "" /f
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That worked.

Thanks
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Thanks
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Thanks for your points

Have a nice day

Duncan
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