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Internet Explorer 8 is scaling up all bitmap images on webpages, making them blurred.

I have my machine's DPI settings at "Smaller - 100% (default).

Any idea why this is happening, and whether there is a fix?

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Check if your "zoom" setting is set to something other than "100%.": Alt - V Z

The fix: set the "zoom" setting to 100%!

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Ah cool. I tried ctrl+/- but couldnt seem to find a setting where images looked sharp, and I didnt realise that the zoom level was persistent. Gotta love that 'secret menu bar' feature of IE. –  mackenir Jul 15 '10 at 16:36

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