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Windows 10 Windows Border

There is a way to modify the Window 10 title bar height using Windows Registry Editor. Follow these steps:

  • Open the registry editor and navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics
  • Calculate the desired height by using the following formula:
  • -15*desired height in pixels (Example: 20px = -15*20 = -300)
  • Change the string value named CaptionHeight to the calculated value
  • Sign out and sign back in for the changes to take effect


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