hawkman

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  1. Well, I knew you can change the font in display properties. But that only allows you to change the fonts for icons and menus. However file and folder tasks for instance and program windows are not affected. The file list in utorrent for instance still is 8 pt Tahoma because it uses MS Shell Dlg. Oh well, if nobody here can tell me how to change shell32.dll without corrupting it (actually it's Reshacker's fault that happens), my last option is to try at virtual plastic. Edit: Never mind. The dialogs can be recompiled using Reshacker 3.4.0. Seems the corruption was caused by Reshacker 3.2.9
  2. Regular user? You gotta be kidding. You have to fight applications every step of the way. They need to write to the windows folder, to system 32, they need to write to HKEY LOCAL MACHINE, even changing the file associations needs administrative privileges. I'm experienced enough to know how to protect myself.
  3. I knew all that. The problem is not the font itself, but the size. You said it yourself, you can set the font (not the font size). You can do it with reshacker, as seen in the picture, but this seems to corrupt shell32.dll So anyone know how to modify that file without making windows unuseable?
  4. Hi. I've been looking all over the net for some way to change the size of the MS Shell Dlg Font. The only thing I found is how to change the font itself, but not its size. Until I tried using reshacker on shell32.dll, and I found this FONT 8, "MS Shell Dlg" on almost every dialog. Here's the Recycle Bin Properties dialog for instance 1045 DIALOGEX 0, 0, 145, 155 STYLE DS_FIXEDSYS | DS_MODALFRAME | WS_POPUP | WS_VISIBLE | WS_CAPTION | WS_SYSMENU CAPTION "Global" LANGUAGE LANG_ENGLISH, SUBLANG_ENGLISH_US FONT 8, "MS Shell Dlg" Changing the 8 in the bold part changes the size of the MS Shell Dlg font. I set it to 10, then compiled the script when prompted by Reshacker. It seemed like the change worked, but after hacking shell32.dll like this, the system wouldn't boot no more complaining about shell32.dll not being a valid win32 application or something like that, and I had to replace the hacked dll with the original one. So I'm back to squinting at that tiny font. Any one know how it can be changed and still keep windows usable?