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How do I reduce the desktop icon size in Windows 7?

How can I reduce the size of my desktop icons if the video resolution is already on the highest setting?
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How to resize the primary Windows XP partition?

I just cloned my failing 250 GB hard drive onto a 500 GB hard drive (so I wouldn't have to re-install everything, etc.), but now the drive only thinks it is 250 GB. How do I tell it about the other ...
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Program to resize any window to specific sizes (eg.800x600, 1024x768..)?

I need a Windows utility to allow me to resize any window (not just firefox!) to specific sizes. I need to check what the application I'm writing looks like at these resolutions - how many columns ...
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Batch “resize” JPEG images to a fixed file size

Changing quality of the JPEG when saving an image, changes the file size. For eg. I have the following image. Dimension: 243px x 53 px Quality:100% File Size:9.7kb Background: If I edit the ...
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Remote Desktop won't maximize

I use a laptop and I am docking and undocking frequently. Often when I connect to another machine using remote desktop, the screen size gets messed up when I dock again. By "messed up" I mean that ...
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Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I need a program that can do the following: Open up an image either JPG or GIF. Resize the image (constraining proportions, and ...
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Alt+click-drag window resizing on a Mac? (Similar to X-Windows)

Is there a way I can get this behavior on Mac OS? alt + right-click-drag will resize the window, relative to where you've clicked within the window and the window's center alt + left-click-drag will ...
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Is there a “save desktop icon arrangement” option in windows?

I normally work on Windows with a 1600x1200 or similar large desktop screen and have my icons laid out just perfectly so. Every now and then I need to hook up to a projector or do a WebEx at 1024x768 ...
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Automatically resize picture/image in Word?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I have several large screenshots that need to be inserted into the document at various places. When I paste the pictures, I have to manually resize them to fit within ...
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Auto program resizer

There are a lot of programs, which cannot remember what was its last window size. I need a program, which works in the background, and I can configure it, to resize all launched programs/windows on ...
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fast batch image resizer

looking and cant find the perfect one. i have 100 gig of 4K image-sequence to process. found imagizer2 on sourceforge. multi-thread but not 64bit (does matter?). i guess the fastest one will be ...
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Resize partition of Windows 7 running on VirtualBox with dynamically allocated storage

I run Windows 7 inside VirtualBox. I resized the disk of Windows 7 from 25 GB to 50 GB: VBoxManage modifyhd Windows\ 7\ Pro.vdi --resize 50000 ...
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ffmpeg to resize and concatenate multiple videos

I need to perform 3 operations on a source video (in sequence) 1 resize the source video from 320X 240 to 640X480 (200%) 2 add another video file before 3 add a 3rd video after In addition I ...
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Mass rescaling of PNGs

I have a bunch of PNG files that I want to rescale. Oversimplifying a little, let's say I have files named: apple@2x.png orange@2x.png pear@2x.png and so on, and I want to make: apple.png ...
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Looking for an application that scrolls or pans netbook screens running Windows

I'm looking for a Windows 7 and XP compatible Windows desktop panning/scrolling tool. This is to solve a problem where some applications for example MSN have settings/preference Windows that are not ...
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Resize HFS+ Partition

I tried this so many times without success :( Is there any tool that can resize (actually growing is what I need, not shrinking)? I tried gparted, acronis but none seem to be able to do it. So, tell ...
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Mac OS X utility for resizing windows from any side?

One of the (few) features of Windows that I miss in Mac OS X is the ability to grab any side of a Window and resize (with all the other sides staying in place). Is there a utility for Mac OS X that ...
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prevent Notepad++ from resizing when a new document is opened

I run notepad++ snapped to the side of my screen (using the Windows 7 Snap feature), however whenever I open a new document in Notepad++ by double clicking on the document from the desktop (as opposed ...
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Which resize algorithm to choose for videos?

I'm using VirtualDub for encoding with those settings. However I record my stuff in 1920x1080 and resize it down to 1280x720. Now the question: which algorithm should I choose when making a balanced ...
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Reduce size of MP4

I have a MP4 file with a lengh of 22:44. Here are the details: Video: width: 720 px height: 404 px data bitrate: 1022 kBit/s overall bitrate: 1182 kBit/s fps: 24 codec: H264 - MPEG4 AVC ...
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Win 7: How can I resize a window to make it much bigger than my screen?

I have a window that I'd like to make much bigger than my physical screen (explanation of why below). I hit Alt+Space, M, and then press the Up arrow to move the title bar above the physical top of my ...
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Image resize tool with “auto-center” feature

Does anybody know of a tool that can resize an image and automatically center it on it's new dimension? Example, I have a 200x300 image, I wanted to resize it to 300x300 putting whitespace of 50px on ...
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How to prevent windows from being resized?

Adobe Audition is really stupid in that when you change the size of the window, and then change it back to the original size, all the frame positions are lost and you have to tediously reposition them ...
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Is it possible to shrink a VirtualBox dynamic image?

When you create a Virtual Box image you can choose to create a dynamic one, which will grow as needed so that even if your image is for 20GB, if you used only 4GB, only 4GB is taken from your hard ...
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IE8 Printing Issue - Shrink to Fit is not Shrinking, right side getting hacked

I'm having this problem in a Sharepoint Extranet site. Several long/wide forms and grids are getting their right sides hacked off when printed. In IE7, Shrink to Fit solves this problem. However in ...
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After doubling virtual disk size in VirtualBox, fdisk -l still shows old disk size in guest CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6.1 as a guest in VirtualBox 4.1.18 on a Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) host. Since 50 GB for my CentOS guest proved to be insufficient, I resolved to double its available disk space. ...
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How to resize a window so it is larger than the physical screen?

I want to resize a window so it is larger than the physical screen, possibly using free software. I intend to use a GNU software, gvwm, to navigate the different parts of the big window. Description ...
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How to shrink an ext2 partition?

I have an ext2 partition that takes up the whole disk (which is /dev/sdc). I have unplugged the disc and plugged into another (linux) computer. How can I shrink this partition using resize2fs and ...
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Can't resize Folder properties window

I've opened the properties window of a folder to view it's security groups, but the security group names are too long to be fully readable in the security tab. There is no way to resize the window. ...
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How do I resize images without a loss in quality?

I have a number of JPEG images with a resolution of 2010 x 1080. I want to create an index page for these images which has smaller versions of the originals that I can zoom in on. I tried to do this ...
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Windows spanning 2 monitors resize themselves onto 1 after screen saver is started (Win XP)

I have a dual monitor setup with an ATI Radeon HD 3450 driving 2 Dell 1907FPs in Extended mode. The video driver is ATI's 8.561-081201a1-073177C-Dell. Onscreen, I have a couple of non-maximised ...
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Windows XP freezes on welcome screen after resizing partitions

I am using Windows XP and Linux on a dual boot system and after resizing the partitions, Windows hangs just before login. I shrank the Linux partition and enlarged the Windows partition using GParted. ...