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The screen magnifier in Windows 10, where is it?

The solution is simple to start the screen magnifier in Windows 10, this solution is also for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 without additional software like the freeware OneLoupe !

The Full Path of the Screen Magnifier in Windows 10 is C:\Windows\System32\Magnify.exe or %windir%\System32\Magnify.exe

1.) ... Start the Screen Magnifier with the Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10!
2.) ... Run the Screen Magnifier from the Windows 10 RUN Dialog!
3.) ... Disable the Screen Magnifier in Windows 10 and other options!
4.) ... Create desktop shortcut for the Screen Magnifier in Windows 10!

See also:  Change the Windows 10 computer sounds || change visual effects to best Performance in Windows 10

1.) Start the Screen Magnifier with the Keyboard Shortcut in Windows 10!

Please start the Windows 10 Magnifier with the Keyboard Shortcut  for example Windows Logo & + (Plus Key)

Windows Logo + Plus Key = enlarge the screen
Windows Logo + Minus Key = decrease the screen
Windows Logo + ESC = close the screen magnifier

Ctrl+Alt+F = Full Screen Mode
Ctrl+Alt+L = Lens mode
Ctrl+Alt+D = Docked mode

Full-screen mode
. In full-screen mode, your entire windows 10 screen is magnified. You can then have Magnifier follow the mouse pointer.
Lens mode. In lens mode, the area around the mouse pointer is magnified. When you move the mouse pointer, the area of the screen that's magnified moves along with it.
Docked mode. In docked mode, only a portion of the windows 10 screen is magnified, leaving the rest of your desktop in a normal state. You can then control which area of the screen is magnified.

2.) Run the Screen Magnifier from the Windows 10 RUN Dialog!

Please start the Windows 10 Run Dialog and enter the command magnify! (... see Image-2)

(Image-1) Open the magnifier in Windows 10!
Open the magnifier in Windows 10!

3.) Disable the Screen Magnifier in Windows 10!

Please use the Keyboard Shortcut  for example Windows Logo & U to open the Easy of Access center and select the Magnifier and change some of the Windows 10 Magnifier settings! (... see Image-2)

(Image-2) Settings for Magnifier in Windows-10!
Settings for Magnifier in Windows-10!

Windows 10 Magnifier enlarges different parts of the screen. This is especially useful for viewing objects that are difficult to see, but also for seeing the whole screen more easily.

4.) Create desktop shortcut for the Screen Magnifier in Windows 10!

Please open the system folder in Windows 10 %windir%/system32 and select the magnify symbol! 
(... see Image-3 Arrow 1 to 3)

And now you can easy create a desktop shortcut for the magnifier (... see Image-3 Arrow-4)
or pin the magnifier on Windows 10 Start (... see Image-3 Arrow-6)
and also pin the magnifier on Windows 10 Task-Bar (... see Image-3 Arrow-5)

(Image-3) Windows-10 Desktop-Shortcut for Magnifier!
Windows-10 Desktop-Shortcut for Magnifier!

Info: You can quickly change the lens size by pressing Ctrl+Alt+R, and then moving the pointer up and down to change the height, and left and right to change the width.

FAQ 165: Updated on: March 16th 2017 12:46

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