WINDOWS 10 UPDATE- UGH!!!!!

Windows 10 did a large update on my computer this week, took 3 restarts and over an hour to complete!

Once it was completed my icons were huge!!! (They were not huge before the update).

I quickly remedied this – yes I wear glasses for reading small print and my kindle, but I have a 23” monitor and don’t need to wear glasses to read the screen etc., or write this blog post.  

To change the text and icon size, go to Settings.

Then choose, Ease of Access

On Display, move the Make Text Bigger slider to the left to make the text and icons smaller.

Along with changing the size of the icons and text, all my PDF documents were associated with Microsoft Edge, they had previously been associated with Adobe Reader. 

I have two computers that experienced the recent Windows 10 update, the same thing happened on the second computer as well.  Haven’t updated the third one yet.

I like my PDF’s to open in Adobe, not Edge.  To fix that issue, right click on one of the PDF’s files, click properties at the bottom of the page,

Click change.

Choose the application you want the PDF’s to open with. Click OK.

Click either OK or Apply

About Sylvia the IT Lady

About Sylvia the IT Lady Sylvia has been working in the IT industry for 25 years. Provided support for users at the Calgary Airport, Calgary City Hall, Nortel, Law firm in Calgary, Law firm in Toronto, Software start-up company and a Bottling company. She began her career after the kids went to school working for an Electrical Contracting firm in Calgary, started on the reception desk ending up as HR manager. Times were changing so she decided to change careers to IT. Received her MSCE from a small technical college in Calgary, and the rest is history. As well as my MSCE she has earned CompTIA Server+, iNet+, Network+ and ITIL.v3. certifications. When she is not supporting companies and user, she can be found in the kitchen canning pickles to enter into local agricultural fairs, (winning several ribbons) preparing pies and quiches for the freezer, hiking in the summer, snowshoeing in the winter and making wine. Learning to play the piano as well. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sylviajandrews
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