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Odd Windows Font-Rendering Issue (Image Attached)

I've grappled with this issue for too long--now I would love some outside help. The attached image contains a side-by-side image of a WordPad file with text representing all letters in the alphabet, ...
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How to correctly reset Windows 7 screen DPI back to normal (Smaller 100%)?

Using the control panel Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display (partly displayed in the screenshot below), I first changed the DPI from the "Smaller 100%" setting to the "Medium 125%" setting, ...
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Blurry screen when using 1/2 native resolution

I have a 3200x1800 13" laptop running windows 10. Many legacy apps have terrible DPI scaling and I attempted to avoid this issue by simply setting my resolution to 1600x900. My thought would be that ...
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how to set printed image size

I know how to change the dpi of an image in Paint, by resizing. What I don't know how to do is work out what dpi to set to get the exact image size that I need. That is, when it is printed and, the ...
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Disable “Disable display scaling on high DPI settings”

I'm having trouble with a few applications, particularly RuneScape, setting the compatibility option "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" every time I try to run it. I want that option to ...
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“Disable display scaling on high DPI settings” goes out everytime i execute the program

This happen to me executing the viewer Firestorm for SL. I "uncheck" “Disable display scaling on high DPI settings” and execute the program, but next time i see, this setting is "check" again. ...
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Is it possible to have the Start Screen in Windows 10 show at 100% while the rest of the PC is at 125%?

I'm a heathen, I actually liked the start screen of Windows 8.1. So I've re-enabled it on Windows 10. I'd like to have it show at 100% so that the icons/layout on it match between my desktop ...
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Increasing Window room in Windows 7

I am running Android Studio 1.4.1 on my Windows 7 machine, which has a 768p resolution display. The IDE on this resolution looks very congested and it becomes harder to develop while other 'required' ...
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Skype font size too big after changing it on HiDPI display

I'm using Skype 7.131. I'm using Windows 10, refreshed two days ago, meaning I haven't touched compatibility settings or anything I could've forgotten about. I have a HiDPI display, set to 225% ...
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Windows DPI scaling: fix specific app with tiny text

I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (Dell XPS) with a high-DPI screen (15" 3840x2160), and two external monitors which are normal DPI (19" 1920x1200). (No font changes from defaults.) Windows 8 seems to know ...
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DPI settings are not restored after RDP session

My original DPI setting - 125% (medium). When I RDP to my home PC from work, then disconnect (close) RDP, come back home and login locally - DPI settings are not restored to the original setting ...
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How do I resolve inconsistent Windows 10 DPI after a restart?

Under "Display Settings" from the desktop context menu, there is a slider titled "Change the site of text, apps, and other items". I have two monitors, and I would like them both to use "100%" text ...
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Turn OFF High DPI Scaling on a DLL file - Windows 10

High DPI scaling can be a pain sometimes, normally you just go to the EXE and turn it off manually. But how can you turn it off for a DLL file? My problem is that I want to to turn it off for Windows ...
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Windows 10 code block font size

Basically, all the code blocks have super small fonts. Example from JSFiddle below. This applies seemingly everywhere. It's sized to 11.9px according to developer tools. Windows 10 64 bit. Edit: ...
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Cannot completely disable DPI scaling

I have an old (1995 old) image program that needs to display high-resolution images. I tried different settings, but I always get one of the following effects: Display at 200% scale, run program ...
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Windows 10 default dpi settings make cmd blurry

I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I have noticed that my cmd console is very big and blurry. I have tried reducing text-size, but if I reduce those the desktop items become too small. The ...
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Windows 10 Font blurry 125% scaling

It's kind of hard to read sometimes so I have scaling set to 125% on 1920x1080 resolution. ClearType doesn't fix this I tried turning it on and off. Everything looks great and fine (Explorer, ...
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Windows, screens falls apart when changing DPI (Windows 7)

I have Windows 7, 1920x1080 (HD) resolution, and everything is small, so I changed DPI to 125%. But then some elements isnt precise, so if something used to be: this is now: what can I do??!
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change DPI for UI only in firefox

I have A screen with a high pixel density, so I have the DPI set to 125% in Windows, which makes icons larger but blurry. I would like to lower the DPI for the UI so I can increase the font size with ...
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Trouble - I see websites differently than others - DPI?

I have troubles displaying different elements on my PC. Obviously my PC renders websites differently than other PCs in our office. This is huge problem for me since my programming and desing isn't ...
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Form application resolution in visual studio 2013

I am developing an application using C# in Visual Studio 2013. After I finish designing a form and run the application, Form resolution becomes extremely bad. I test the app on 4k screen which could ...
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Intellij idea on hight dpi screen

I'm using android studio on a 4k screen and my problem is all icons and fonts are small. I fixing fonts problem by changing their size to 36 but still icons are really tiny. I've just seen from this ...
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Solving differing Windows 8.1's DPI issues

I am trying to extend my 13.9 3200x1800 (~264.14PPI) laptop with a 27" 2560x1440 (~108.79PPI) Dell Ultrasharp as top-down set up. But I am having issues with Windows 8.1's DPI scaling. Tweaking the ...
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Change text size greyed out in Windows 8.1 - how do I make the UI larger

I have just got a brand new 8" 1280x720 tablet but I found that the text size is too small. I entered PC Settings -> PC and devices -> Display but the "change the size of application, text and other ...
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Virtualbox guests are upsampled & blurry due to DPI scaling from Windows Host, and disabling it has no affect

I have 4k laptop, so DPI scaling is what Windows uses for apps that don't automatically scale. Rightclicking VirtualBox > Properties > Compatibility > Disable DPI Scaling should do the trick. ...
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Fix too high DPI causing extremely large text and graphics in desktop mode (but not in Modern UI) on a Windows 8.1 tablet

I have an HP stream 7. Resolution in metro looks perfect, but desktop mode is so low that I cannot change any settings. Please look at the screenshots. Any idea on how to fix it?
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How can I stop Outlook 2013 resizing images inserted into an HTML email?

(using: Windows 8.1 [running at 125% DPI], Outlook 2013, Exchange 2007 ) Hi I have a problem getting my designs which I am creating on Outlook emails to come out correctly if I have changed the ...
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List DPI of all images in folder

I'm running Linux Mint 17. I need a way to list the DPIs of every .png image inside a folder. I've tried the commands: file *.png identify *png exiv2 *.png but none print out explicitly the DPI ...
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Disable Chrome DPI scaling from link, not shortcut [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit with 125% DPI mode. With the new Chrome release (stable channel) 38.0.2125.101, the Chrome window blows up in size. I've tried this fix, which works when I launch Chrome ...
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Text is blurry on normal-DPI external display with Windows 8.1 and high-DPI laptop display

I have a laptop with a high DPI screen; its resolution is 1920×1080 while it is 13.3". I have enabled the Windows 8.1 style DPI handling (i.e., the "Let me choose one scaling level for all my ...
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Windows 10 Preview: Different DPI per monitor

Disclaimer: Actually I am on Windows 10 Preview, but I suppose the DPI features are the same. I heard Windows 8.1 supports per-monitor DPI settings. But whether checking or unchecking "Let me choose ...
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Why RegEdit does not save my changes?

I have a windows 8.1 and my target was to decrease screen DPI from 100% down to 80%. Or from 96 down to 76. I found some kind of solutions from internet which tells me that, that kind of job can be ...
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What's the practical difference between raising sensitivity and raising DPI?

I recently purchased a mouse. My old one was fixed at 1,000 DPI, so the only way that I could make a mouse more sensitive (i.e., I need to physically move my hand less to move the cursor the same ...
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Unknown mouse dpi / comparisons [closed]

I have this mouse right here currently: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826105164 I am trying to figure out what the dpi of said mouse is, and if that dpi would be the same on ...
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Is there a way to set (or disable) DPI scaling for individual monitors (Windows 8.1)

I have three screens connected: Two 1920x1200 screens that I do not want DPI scaled. 1 4K screen that I do want to scale. Currently, if I set a 1920x1200 screen to be my "main" display, and then ...
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Relationship between mouse DPI, screen resolution and screen size

I don't have the equipment at hand to test this, so before melting my brain on this, this is the scenario. Suppose that you are playing a FPS with your mouse set at 1000 DPI and your in-game ...
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Custom Windows DPI (125%) cause underscore symbol lost in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE)

I set my Windows 7 DPI to 125% , and started to see this problem: Anybody knows the fix for it ?
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Windows 7 laptop fonts DPI is too big breaking certain applications

I have just installed windows 7 on a laptop and the fonts seem to be doing weird things, Ive adjusted the DPI back to 100% (was 125% by default) however certain applications (old delphi programmed ...
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DPI Scaling in Windows 8.1 via command line

I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut to quickly and easily change the DPI scale on my machine, by means of creating a small macro to run upon detection of the keyboard shortcut. In Windows 8.1, the ...
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Mouse DPI on startup

I'm on Windows 7 with a Gigabyte M6-6800 mouse. Its DPI settings are 800 and 1600, defaulting to 800. I find that using 800 is quite uncomfortable whether its in gaming or general use, even with mouse ...
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Log off to apply display changes

Why is it necessary to log off Windows 7 in order to apply certain display changes, in particular the 100% / 125% / 150% magnification options in the Display control panel? Is there a way to do ...
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DPI Settings on Windows 2008 Server

Is my assumption correct that changing the DPI setting on a Windows 2008 will affect all users? (The setting is per machine).
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How to change Windows DPI without restart?

It's fairly simple to adjust your DPI by editing the registry path HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG\Software\Fonts, and if you want to apply the changes, you either need to restart your computer or log-off then ...
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Avoid Blurry texts when having 150% of normal DPI (windows 8.1)

(yes, it is a common problem but the found solutions are not acceptable for me) I am using one screen 1920 x 1080 and 125% of normal DPI is even little for me and prefer to have 150% on windows 8.1. ...
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DPI nightmare - Cannot find a good setting

I'm having a really bad problem with the DPI settings on my Acer s7-392 laptop. The resolution of the display is 2560x1440 but at 100% DPI the text is too small to read. I can fix this by increasing ...
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How do I stop windows from upscaling my UI?

I have three 1080p ASUS monitors hooked up to my machine. I also have my Samsung HDTV (1080p) hooked up to my PC as well. The middle monitor is set to duplicate to the TV for playing games. The ...
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Why does Windows DPI scaling make screen elements look different?

One of the things that aggravate me about Windows DPI scaling is that it doesn't truly stretch out the whole desktop 1:1. Below are visual examples of what I mean. The top image is Windows at ...
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How can I avoid Windows 8.1 resetting my font size?

I am using Windows 8.1 on my laptop, which has a 15.6" screen with resolution 1366x768. I measured the screen with a ruler and calculated its DPI, which is 101. Therefore, I have set the scaling to ...
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Change DPI setting in Windows 8.1 for the Logon Screen

How can the DPI setting be changed for the Logon Screen in Windows 8.1? Microsoft has added per-user DPI settings. But this means that there is no adjustable DPI setting for the Lock/Logon screen. ...
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How to make DPI Scaling lower than 100% in Windows 8.1

There are a lot of articles with how to make older version of windows with DPI scaling under 100%. But when I try those methods on Windows 8.1 it is automatically returning me to 100% dpi after ...