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Blurry images after system refresh

I am using google chrome, windows 8.1 and a samsung notebook ativ 8 notebook. I did a system refresh the other day and now after downloading some programs (itunes, google chrome etc), they are ...
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Disable Chrome DPI scaling from link, not shortcut

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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Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external 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 8.1: 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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How can I compare DPI resolution of two DJVU files?

I have two djvu files, with exactly same number of pages and content. They differ in sizes (3.5 MB and 5.5 MB). I want to keep the file with better DPI only (i.e. the one which will give better print ...
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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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High DPI mouse/low sensitivity = slowwww trackpad

How does one fix this issue on a Windows 7 machine? I have three mice inputs actually. The new mouse with the high dpi, the touchpad, and the Thinkpad trackpoint. If I bring up the dpi on the (ext) ...
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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 to Show the Same Number of Rows of tiles on Both Monitors (in Windows 8.1 Start Menu)?

I have a monitor connected to my laptop so I have two displays. Both monitors are 1080p in resolution. My laptop screen is 15.6'' while my external monitor is 24''. I mainly use the bigger monitor and ...
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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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Force DPI scaling for a ClickOnce application

I have a problem with a ClickOnce application, it does not scale fonts at all when I change the DPI setting in Windows. The fonts stay at the 100% size, while all other applications respect the ...
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Different dpi printhead for Zebra 110XiIII Plus from 200dpi to 300dpi

Recently we purchased a 300dpi printhead for our original 200dpi Zebra 110XiIII Plus. Somehow even with 300dpi driver, the printout result is still 33% smaller. Is the printhead swappable to different ...
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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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Can you swap dpi buttons on the Astra Dragon War mouse with 4th and 5th buttons?

I'm left-handed and I'm in need of a good computer mouse with at least five buttons. However, most computer mice on the market are sadly right-handed and very impracticable to use with the extra ...
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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 ...
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Change DPI in Windows 8(.1) below 100%

I want to make all of the UI smaller than possible, because I am running 3 27" Monitors with 1080p resolution and am hoping to get a little more screen real estate out of it. So I have played around a ...
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How to change DPI of a PNG file? (in command line, without ImageMagick)

I am looking for a way to change the DPI on PNG image files. Using ImageMagick this is easy: $ convert -density 150 -units pixelsperinch file.png file.png The problem is that I will run this ...
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How to set systemwide “XP style DPI scaling” in Windows 8.1?

I run my ThinkPad with a system DPI setting of 140%. In Windows 7 and 8, I enabled the "Use Windows XP style DPI scaling" checkbox in the Custom DPI Setting dialog. When this setting is off, ...
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How to replicate pointer acceleration of Logitech SetPoint software in my Microsoft mouse? Any 3rd party solution?

Pictures are worth a 1000 words, so let me jump right to it: In Logitech's SetPoint software, I could change the pointer acceleration. I love this feature because it allows me to keep the DPI ...
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How to make Firefox 22 to do not scale?

After auto update to Mozilla Firefox version 22, icons are blured and fonts are scaled (so it looks big). It seems that it starts using the system DPI. How to revert this feature to keep Firefox ...
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how to change the dpi of an image

I have an jpeg file of 300 dpi. I need to reduce it to 200dpi. How can I do that? Do I need any specific application or it can be done using Picasa/paint/MS picture manager, if yes how? Thanks
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Alternative to DPI Scaling

Is there an alternative to DPI scaling (I am open to third-party programs) which makes items look less pixelated at high DPI settings? I have a 15.9" laptop screen with a 1920x1080 screen. I'd like ...
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How do I configure Firefox to respect the my native DPI?

My display is of 144 dpi and resolution is 1920x1080. I can see that the text in the menu bar and title bar is displayed properly; but the content is very small. Let us consider a few examples. ...
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How to modify screen dpi in Linux Mint Cinammon?

Does anybody knows how to change that? I have a 1920*1080 monitor and everything looks so small for now.
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How to change the default system dpi?

I have a 15.4" work laptop with 1680x1050 native resolution that came with Vista. After re-installing it with 7 a few days ago I noticed that the DPI setting in Control Panel -> Appearance and ...
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Mac OS X 10.8.2, retina display: change DPI

I have a MacBook Pro, 15", Retina display. It's great, really fantastic, but some older apps aren't "retina-aware" or "hidpi-aware". However, since the res is massive, I'd like to be able to take ...
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Set DPI of individual applications in Linux

In order to test a Qt application I'm working on I need to run it with various DPI settings to see how it looks. I can change the DPI settings globally in a couple of ways (Appearance->Fonts or ...
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WIndows 8 Start/Metro scaling for big TVs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 8 Pixel density large screen Is there any way to increase the Metro UI / Start elements size ? I mean in the same way you can change the dpi scaling for the ...
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XRandR DPI on multihead linux

I have multiple screens with different correct DPI settings. I can use xrandr --dpi X to change DPI for all screens, is it possible to set different DPI for each screen? How do I make apps ...
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Windows 7 Inconsistent DPI/Scaling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 Incorrect Scaling I've got a Windows 7 box displaying some rather odd behavior related to DPI scaling. This was a laptop provided to me pre-configured to use ...
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Sensei mouse sensitivity

I've recently acquired a Steelseries Sensei. Despite being a great mouse, I'm having some trouble finding settings that I can get used to... The mouse engine allows me to set a CPI from 0 to 5700. ...
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Mouse polling rate or frequency rate. Which should I choose?

I am setting up my Razer Naga and in the settings is the polling rate. I can choose 125, 500 or 1000. I use the machine for business work and for some gaming. Battlefield 3. The default polling ...
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External monitors and theirs DPI / PPI

I am planning to buy a new laptop and the model I look for has two different screen resolutions: 1920x1080 and 1600x900. I was looking how can I compare the size of the text / windows on the laptop's ...
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Setting an image's size (in pixels) so that it won't have to be stretched or resized to fit the paper's width when printing

I'm scanning documents of different sizes and am trying to crop them in such a way that they will fit in a Letter size paper when printed (without stretching a small image, or resizing a larger image ...
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is there any relation between dpi setting and display resolution?

I was wondering what happens when i change display resolution(i.e. 1280x1024 pixel) in my os(windows xp) does it affect the dpi(ppi) setting of my os too? or when i change the dpi(ppi) setting of my ...
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Can a digital photo store both DPI and PPI values?

I was recently reading a wikipedia article on what is the difference between the DPI (dots per inch) and PPI (pixels per inch). I've came up to the point that the DPI value is relevant for the printer ...