Size of lettering on Desktop

I run Win XP and would like to enlarge the words connected to the Desktop icons also the taskbar wording including Start.The taskbar seems reluctant to widen using the double-headed arrow method.Suggestions welcome.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:46 17 Jun 11

Right click an empty part of the desktop - select properties - Appearance tab - Font Size -change to large or Extra large - Click apply

  birdface 14:54 17 Jun 11

Maybe try right clicking the Taskbar and select properties.

If use small icons is ticked,Untick it .Apply

Untick lock the Taskbar and you should be able to drag the taskbar upwards making it bigger.

  Yimbo 18:22 17 Jun 11

I had a similar issue a few days ago, and I was given this link! Hope it helps!

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310543

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