> The taskbar icons definitely can be changed irrespective of screen
> resolution. I came across the option to do it several months ago, but
> unfortunately, after reinstalling Vista, the option is not available.
> I believe it was part of Service Pack 2. I just can't find the option to
> do it any longer.
Problem solved (by sheer accident!)
Right-clicking on the taskbar is very specific. If one right-clicks in the
Quick Launch area, the View | Large/Small icons option is displayed. I was
clicking in the part of the taskbar that displays the applications buttons
(the area between Quick Launch and System Notifications) which does not
display the View options. Grrrrr :<|