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One of the features of Ubuntu that I miss in Windows is the zoom in feature.

Does someone know how can that be achieved in Windows?

PS: I am not looking for the zoom that Vista provides by default [1 2] because it is application specific. It zooms selectively. For example - if I Ctrl+scroll on desktop, icons get zoomed - not the wallpaper, if I do that in IE, the page gets zoomed [but not the Navigation bar or the taskbar].

I want everything to get zoomed.

If you have used the Desktop zoom of Ubuntu, you will understand.

Also please do not suggest Windows magnifier. It sucks.

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Win7 has this feature, which is lovely. – Phoshi Sep 20 '09 at 11:46
really?? I am stuck with Vista :( – Lazer Sep 20 '09 at 11:54
up vote 5 down vote accepted

Checkout this tool:


It's very popular and works well for presentations, so it should probably suit what you're trying to achieve.

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thanks. Zoomit is cool. just messes up the resolution though while zooming in. – Lazer Sep 21 '09 at 23:05

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