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When I maximize my putty window, it looks fine, however, if I hit alt-enter to go fullscreen mode, the font dims. I've looked through putty and my display settings, and I can't find anything that seems to address it. How can I get the full-screen mode to look the same as the maximized window?

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My LCD monitor was doing automatic brightness and contrast. I found this by playing with the monitor settings. When I hit the button for "Brightness/Contrast", it prompted me to turn off the auto mode so that it could be adjusted manually. I said yes to turn it off, but didn't actually adjust brightness/contrast. PuTTY now looks the same in fullscreen or otherwise.

  • Just popping in to say thank you for answering this question. I had low expectations when I searched for "putty dims in fullscreen mode". I would never have guessed it on my own, you saved me a great deal of frustration! – alficles May 20 '13 at 22:13
  • Thank you, I accidentally changed my settings on my monitor to dynamic contrast and for some reason it would only happen when I did a fullscreen on a command prompt. I was going nuts trying to figure this out. – dsingleton Jun 20 '17 at 21:44

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