Change desktop icons view in Windows 10 to Details and List view


  1. This is the option I am searching where to find an hour ago as my desktop Icons on my laptop looks too small. Your post has helped me to resolve my problem. Thanks for a wonderful post Anand Kanse.

  2. Dear Anand,
    Thanks for this post and the very helpful site!
    Now I tried your “tricks” above ctrl-shift-6 and reverted back with show medium icons – but I’m stuck now with a scroll bar on the right of my desktop.
    I found some tips on the internet suggesting to change display resolution – which really removes the scrollbar but leaves me with an unsatisfying resolution (also previously the recommended resolution also worked without any scrollbar).
    Are there any solutions for this problem (regedit etc.)
    appreciate your help
    Thank you very much

  3. Nice tips!
    Plus you can try Ctrl + Shift + (0 till 9) for more variation.
    Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. There are more options! You can ctrl+mousewheel on the desktop to enlarge or reduce the size of items in any view.

  5. Today windows 10 installed updates and this doesn’t seem to work anymore. Can you figure out how to do it now with the updates?

  6. Apparently with the Creators Update of Windows 10, we are no longer allowed to be creative with our desktop and switch it to details view (CTRL+SHIFT+6, for example). If you figure out a way to get around these new limitations, please let us know.

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