Resizing Windows Vista Desktop Icons

You can resize your Desktop Icons in Windows Vista very easily. Just follow the instructions given below:

* Right Click on the Desktop
* Click View
* Select “Large Icons”, “Medium Icons”, or “Classic Icons”

You can also manually adjust the size of the icons on your desktop. This isn’t hard but it does take a bit of coordination:

* Left Click on the Desktop
* Hold down the CTRL key
* (While holding down the CTRL key) Scroll your mouse wheel up or down to adjust the icon size

Remove the Recycle Bin from the Desktop

If you don’t use the Recycle Bin to store deleted files , you can get rid of its desktop icon all together.

Run Regedit and go to:


Click on the “Recycle Bin” string in the right hand pane. Hit Del, click OK.

Add The Administrative Tools Icon To The Desktop

Add the administrative tools icon to desktopTo do so, first go to Start–>Run.
Type regedit and press Enter to open Registry Editor. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current
\Desktop\NameSpace. Create the following key: {D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153} (just copy/paste, including the brackets). Close Registry Editor. There is no need to reboot. Just wait a few seconds and see how the icon appears.