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Windows 8 tip: Boost those too-tiny font sizes on your desktop

I’ve already written about the handy Windows magnifier, which lets you zoom in on any itty-bitty thing on your PC’s display. But what if the title bars, icon labels, and other tiny bits of desktop text are constantly making you squint?

Yep, there’s a tool for that.

Just pick a desktop item and select a new font size; you can also check the “Bold” box to make text stand out that much more.

First stop: the Display settings in the Windows Control Panel.

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