Reducing the size of icons and icon text on the Vista desktop

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Windows VistaUsers who have upgraded to Windows Vista may notice that the icons in Vista are larger than previous versions of Windows. If you want to have the icons appear as they did in previous versions of Windows follow the steps below.

  1. Right-click on the Desktop.
  2. Click View.
  3. Select Classic Icons

Additional information

  • See our font, icon, and Vista definitions for further information and related links on these terms.