Windows - How to use the magnifier

September 2016


There are three ways to enable/run the magnifier:

Using your mouse

  • Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Accessibility > Magnifier

Using the keyboard

  • Press the (Windows logo button + U) which will open the magnifier utility.

Using the Command

  • Click Start > choose Run > then type:
    magnify


It is possible to suppress the alerts by modifying a key in the registry (Start / Run / regedit)
  • Search the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Magnify
  • Create, if it doesn't already exist, a new DWORD value called ShowWarning
  • Assign the value 0

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