okay had a try
only works in IE--didnt work firefox--opera or google chrome
but does work in windows explorer address bar
this will work in internet explorer--BUT will have side effects
ie--other parts of your system will also have larger text and the font you choose
which may help anyway if you have a vision problem
the names on your desktop icons will be enlarged
when you click start the program names etc also will be enlarged
may be a weird way to do it and not where you would expect to change settings but it did work
1) Right-click on the desktop and click on “Personalize”.
2) Near the bottom of the dialog box, click on the icon for “Windows Color”.
3) In the resulting dialog box, click the link for “Advanced appearance settings
4)in the item box select icon then a new box should appear below there with font and the size to the right of it
5)should allow to select any font and a size up to 24
6)apply and restart IE if its already open