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I am trying to run an old application on Windows 8. It has really small buttons for close and minimize that are placed close to each other, so I keep clicking the wrong buttons.

What utilities/apps can solve my problem, whether by allowing me to zoom in on a selected area or by any other method?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Try the Magnifier app?

Press Windows key, type Magnifier, and launch the app.

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Even better, just use Win++ ;) – Oliver Salzburg Nov 6 '12 at 15:26
@OliverSalzburg didn't know that shortcut! Nice one! – Bryan Denny Nov 6 '12 at 15:37

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