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expanium

[FIX] Blurry fonts on W10

on Wed 4 Nov 2015 - 0:14
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The problem in Windows 10: 
When you have a widescreen, with a resolution of 1920x1080 or higher or a bit lower, in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 you would put your DPI scaling to 125% or higher to make text and images appear larger and more easy to read. 
But when you put the DPI scaling to 125% in Windows 10, you see in a lot of dialogs and windows the font gets very blurry. 
It does not matter if you are using the regular or custom Windows DPI scaling functions at your 'Screen properties'. Text will get blurry on 125%. 
You can test if you have this bug also if you put your DPI scaling to 125% at your 'Screen properties', then reboot Windows (or sign in again when it asks you). 
Then goto 'Control panel > Administrative tools > Services'. 
If you have this issue also you would see the titlebar of the Services window has a font scaled good. But the services list itself is very blurry/unsharp to read. 


This is really annoying for me because i always choose 125% for native resolution of my laptop screen. I hope MS release update for this really soon! You can download app from here:
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NOTE: After install, run application and choose DPI scale you want after that reboot so changes can takes effect.
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caphp

Re: [FIX] Blurry fonts on W10

on Wed 4 Nov 2015 - 6:58
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I found another way in a friendly forum.
You can save this regkeys
Code:
REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v DpiScalingVer /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00001018 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v Win8DpiScaling /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000001 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v LogPixels /t REG_DWORD /d 0x00000078 /f

in a file and add this to registry, when starting the pc.
This seems to be necessary, because the keys are modified when shutting down.
frudda

Re: [FIX] Blurry fonts on W10

on Wed 4 Nov 2015 - 14:50
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I hope it will come out a script to change the font in the future. I agree about the blurry problem. I use this fix at the moment. But it dosnt change all fonts. But tahoma font is much more clearer where it works.

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts]

"Segoe UI (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"=""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]

"Segoe UI"="Tahoma"
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