How can I make Taskbar icons larger in Windows 10

I just upgraded to Windows 10, and the taskbar icons are tiny.  I opened the Properties sheet to see if I could adjust the size, and the Use Small Taskbar Buttons checkbox is unchecked, so apparently these are the large size icons.  I tried checking this checkbox, and the icons went from too small to practically invisible.  How can I make them the same size as they were in Windows 7?

In case it makes a difference, I have a 26" widescreen monitor.
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Helen FeddemaAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Unchecking Use Small Icons make them as big as they can be. I find them so large as to be in the way.

Also try large Icons on the Desktop and put your most used icons on the desktop. This will work as well.
Helen FeddemaAuthor Commented:
I don't want them on the desktop.  I like to have the whole screen available for other things.  I guess I will just have to get used to the smaller size.  I couldn't find a way to enlarge them in the Personalization or Ease of Access section either.  This is something Microsoft overlooked.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Because of the way Microsoft (and us) may use Windows 10, the taskbar has some size limits. I merely adapt to what is the (having looked myself) and I use the Small Icons!
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You can rightclick the desktop and select "display settings". There's a slider that' let's you enlarge display items like fonts and also the taskbar icons (but not separately).

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
On my machine, that seems to be a function of overall resolution. It might work. The whole arrangement seems a bit fixed so as to work on multiple platforms.
Helen FeddemaAuthor Commented:
The slider make the taskbar icons larger, but everything else much too big.  So I guess it can't be done.
Helen FeddemaAuthor Commented:
I guess there is no way currently to make just the taskbar icons larger.
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