Increasing your monitors desktop area
By decreasing the fonts, window, and graphics on your desktop, you can gain a larger desktop area to work in. Click on Start; select Settings; select Control Panels and double-click on Display. From the tab menu at the top of the window, click on Settings and then move the slide bar in the desktop settings box to adjust the desktop area to your preference. Follow additional prompts to get enlarge or decrease toolbars, taskbars and icons.