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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 100%...
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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 ...
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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, non-DPI-...
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How to replicate pointer acceleration of Logitech SetPoint software in my Microsoft mouse?

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. gmail....
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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 desktop ...
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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 125% ...
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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 ...
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change Firefox font size based on window location in multi-monitor setup

My laptop monitor has a much higher pixel density then my external monitors, and I'd like to be able to increase Firefox's global font size using something like NoSquint, but only when the window is ...
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Why do two 300 DPI image files display differently In Windows 7 Photo Viewer?

I'm using Bullzip PDF Printer. First I printed a webpage to file using 300 DPI and resolution 2479x3508 resolution. Second, I took a screenshot with Print+F11, saved and opened with Paint.NET and set ...
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Why does my mouse get slower and slower?

I bought an excellent 5600 DPI mouse a few years ago, and it was really fast. Now (I don't know why) it seems to be going a bit slower. I haven't changed any settings or changed my operating system. ...
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Finding Image resolution in PDF file?

I have a problem of having some users creating very large PDFs. On the other hands I have PDF sent from our fax machines that are really small in size and totally printable. My question is Is there ...
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Windows 7 DPI is behaving crazily [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is my text size so small after changing my screen magnification to 125% and back? I'm experimenting with DPI settings. When I set it to 150% it is fine. Everything is ...
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Windows 7 explorer DPI smaller than 100%

First I had Windows 7 indicate my default DPI is medium at 125%, it made all my programs run at 125% zoomed. If I changed the DPI to 100%, then everything except explorer.exe runs at 100%. At 100%, ...
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Why is my text size so small after changing my screen magnification to 125% and back?

I recently changed my screen magnification to "Medium - 125%" in Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization -> Display, to test it out. I logged out and logged back in, and it worked. I didn't ...
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Vista DPI Scaling: Cannot disable DPI Scaling for Wireshark

I'm trying to disable dpi scaling for Wireshark, except Windows won't let me: Yet i pick any other random executable in the folder, uninstall.exe for instance, i can do it fine: What gives? i ...
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What is the recommend DPI for high definition screen 19" 1920x1080

I bought an nice laptop with a HD 1920x1080 screen. The problem is text is almost unreadable, it is tiny. So I scaled the DPI (dots per inch) up to make the text readable. What is the recommend ...
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Chrome New Tab overlaps with Minimize

In Google Chrome, the new tab button (when I have many tabs open) overlaps with the minimize, resize, and close buttons. It seems to be caused by having my DPI at 150% on Win7. Setting Chrome to use ...
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why is 1 inch in computer screen shorter than 1 inch in real?

My LCD Monitor is 22 inch ViewSonic, windows resolution screen is default 96 DPI. I realize that 1 inch in computer does not fit to 1 inch in real. My LCD Screen Resolution is 1680 x 1050, so the ...
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How to remove a set of pixel columns from an image, using GIMP?

To clarify, say I have an image that is 100px wide and 50px high and I want to make it 50px x 50px, by removing columns from the MIDDLE of the image. i.e. I want to keep the left side of the image, ...
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What resolution should I choose by default for a created image that might go to print?

I've been creating images for a long time in Photoshop, but it just suddenly dawned on me that I might need to actually print some of my creations and that 72DPI probably wouldn't cut it. What is a ...
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Use Remote Desktop with custom DPI

How can I change (increase) the DPI of a remote desktop session? I am using two Windows 7 PC - both are already set to 125% on Control Panel/Display/Make it easier to read. Yet when I open a Remote ...
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High DPI messes up text and icons; did not happen before reformat

I have two 2560x1440 monitors running off an ATI Radeon 6970 on Windows 7. Before reformatting, I had adjusted the DPI to 120 via Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display > "Medium - ...
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What does Dots Per Inch (DPI) Really Mean?

I'm quite confused by the nomenclature; what does DPI really mean? The way I interpret it, it says how many pixels there are per inch of the display. Now naturally, you can't change this (not on LCDs,...
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How to magnify or change the DPI on one screen only in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual monitors on Windows 7 - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor? I am using a secondary monitor with a laptop. The laptop is 1920x1200 and the 1280 ...
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Firefox 4 fonts are bigger than the rest of the apps in Linux

I mean the fonts of the app itself, not the web pages rendered If I change the DPI fonts resolutions (appearence preferences, fonts, details) from 96 dpi to, let's say, 80 the look fine, but ...
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How can I change the system font size in OS X?

I'm using a Mac Mini on big flat-screen TV for playing media. The small font size is really annoying when sitting far away. Is there a way to increase the system font size in OS X?
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Will changing the DPI affect video quality in any way - even theoretically?

I have a Dell ST2220 display. It is a 21.5" display with a native resolution of 1920x1080. At native resolution, the text and other visual elements are small due to it being just 21.5" across ...