Q: Window 7: Can I change the font of the desktop icons ?


I have customized the desktop in light blue color. I find that the font for the various program icons are in light color and have shadow behind it. The fonts do not stand out well. May I know how to change the font to darker color and without shadow ?





Hi Mr. Low,

The icon text font and a great many other aspects of the window appearace can be changed at:
Control Panel -> Personalize -> Window Color -> Advanced -> Icon

Change the font and color.


To remove the Shadow forllow the below steps

Control panel view By is set to "large icons"

Under Control Panel -> System -> Advanced System Settings -> Performance 
Uncheck  "Use Drop Shadows for Icons labels on the desktop"




Lets diagnose and fix the problem. MCP
Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.


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