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Make your desktop fit your fingers.

To enlarge everything on the desktop by about 25 percent, launch the Desktop app from the Start menu. The traditional Windows desktop fills the screen.

Summon the Charms bar by sliding your finger inward from the screen’s right edge. Tap the Charms bar’s Settings icon to fetch the Settings pane. Then tap Control Panel from the top of the Settings pane. The desktop’s Control Panel appears.

On the Control Panel window, tap the Hardware and Sound category, and then tap the Display. The Display window appears.

In the Change the Size of All Items area, tap the setting called Medium — 125% and then tap the Apply button. When Windows asks you to sign out of your computer and apply your changes, tap the Sign Out Now button.

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