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    Adding bold font to Win7 shortcut names

    Ok, on XP I always have renamed my shortcuts and was able to do the rename with whatever style font and could also bold it in advanced settings. I have all my shortcuts renamed on 7 but all are standard (not bolded) is there a way to bold the shortcut names. Not a big deal but just curious.

    Oh, and I sure am a lot of fun with the 7.

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    I don't know an answer to your specific question but perhaps you could find something on one of these sites:

    How To Geek

    Paul Thurrott"s Windows Supersite

    Windows seven Forum Tutorials

    Also check out the Ultimate Windows Tweaker.
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    Right-click on the desktop, click Personalize, then Display (listed at the bottom left) and that will give you some settings to play with. (Alternately, Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display.)
    If you want to go for broke and get what you are accustomed to (and save resources while you are at it), go back one screen and under Window Color select Windows Classic.

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    See How to change default fonts in Windows 7. You should experiment with changing the ICON (in the ITEM drop down menu) fonts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    See How to change default fonts in Windows 7. You should experiment with changing the ICON (in the ITEM drop down menu) fonts.

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    Thanks very much Joe. That is something I have been looking for for a long time now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    See How to change default fonts in Windows 7. You should experiment with changing the ICON (in the ITEM drop down menu) fonts.

    Joe
    I have very few standard icons I use a freebie called IcoFx and make my own. I have a word file called Find It and I use pic of Yellow Binoculars as icon shortcut. When you're as forgetful as I am Pics help. It's not good when you can't find the file that helps you find other things that are stored in various home/work niches. Small example.

    Problem I'm gonna have is that it took me a long time (embarrasses me) to function with XP I need a 2 GPSes to handle everything Windows 7 has.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dogberry View Post
    Right-click on the desktop, click Personalize, then Display (listed at the bottom left) and that will give you some settings to play with. (Alternately, Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display.)
    If you want to go for broke and get what you are accustomed to (and save resources while you are at it), go back one screen and under Window Color select Windows Classic.
    I do not see where the display settings will help to bold or change font type.
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    After you click on windows color, click on advanced settings and the old XP type settings window opens up and you can change Icon Text size and Bold it

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    OK, now I see what you mean:

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    It's good to get some info to somebody else, trust me it doesn't happen much.

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