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  1.    26 Nov 2015 #31
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by EShirou View Post
    Don't use this if you don't like exe starting with your system, taking resources, etc. also it might be unsafe. I found this a while ago somewhere via google, but it said to put this into autostart, sadly it doesn't work with autostart if you don't sign out after you login and the login again (and sometimes it doesn't work at all).

    After you apply your desired font size in windows settings (like 125% dpi, I use this with 125%) > Open notepad, paste this into it:

    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
    then save it as <yourname>.cmd somewhere on your HDD > open local ground policy editor (gpedit.msc from search bar) > In user config (im translating this from my language so there might be little translation differences) > go to Windows Settings > Scripts (login/logout) > In the window on the right double click on Login to open it (because we want this to be applied every time you login) > in Scripts tab, select Add > then in new window select Browser > navigate to where you saved your cmd file and select it > then just press Ok > Apply > Ok > Then sign out/reboot your pc > Login to your account for the first time after adding this script so it will be applied > then if it will not work, Sign out/reboot again and from now on it should work every time (works for me).
    I tried this fix, but it doesn't work for my 250% scaling. It makes everything go back to 125% scaling and everything becomes very tiny. Can this be modified to match 250% scaling?
    My 4K screen displays almost everything in crisp text except for system dialogues and some non MS apps.
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  2.    26 Nov 2015 #32
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,652
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    Quote Originally Posted by g4rvd4 View Post
    I tried this fix, but it doesn't work for my 250% scaling. It makes everything go back to 125% scaling and everything becomes very tiny. Can this be modified to match 250% scaling?
    My 4K screen displays almost everything in crisp text except for system dialogues and some non MS apps.
    The scaling depends on your setting for Logpixels You have 78 which is 125%.

    To get the scaling you require multiply 96 by your percentage and then convert to hex so for 250% it is 96*250/100 = 240. Convert this to hex is F0 so you would want to put in the value
    Code:
    REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v LogPixels /t REG_DWORD /d 0x000000F0 /f
    Here are some other scaling factors just in case.

    Code:
    GOTO EndComment 
     
    DpiScalingVer 	- originally 1000
    Win8DpiScaling 	- originally 0 
    LogPixels 	- originally absent
     
          DPI--->Scale Factor
    
      96(x60)--->100%
     120(x78)--->125%
     144(x90)--->150% ** Current**
     192(xC0)--->200% 
     240(xF0)--->250%
    
     Every 25% of the scale factor corresponds to a difference of 24 dpi (120-96)
    :EndComment
    
    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 0x00000090n /f
    Note that on latest release 10856 the blurry text has gone (for me at least) so this fix isn't required any more.
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  3.    26 Nov 2015 #33
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    The scaling depends on your setting for Logpixels You have 78 which is 125%.

    To get the scaling you require multiply 96 by your percentage and then convert to hex so for 250% it is 96*250/100 = 240. Convert this to hex is F0 so you would want to put in the value
    Code:
    REG ADD "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v LogPixels /t REG_DWORD /d 0x000000F0 /f
    Here are some other scaling factors just in case.

    Code:
    GOTO EndComment 
     
    DpiScalingVer     - originally 1000
    Win8DpiScaling     - originally 0 
    LogPixels     - originally absent
     
          DPI--->Scale Factor
    
      96(x60)--->100%
     120(x78)--->125%
     144(x90)--->150% ** Current**
     192(xC0)--->200% 
     240(xF0)--->250%
    
     Every 25% of the scale factor corresponds to a difference of 24 dpi (120-96)
    :EndComment
    
    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 0x00000090n /f
    Note that on latest release 10856 the blurry text has gone (for me at least) so this fix isn't required any more.
    Thank you very much for replying.
    Unfortunately, it doesn't work. I added the CMD to task scheduler but the fonts are still blurry.

    Also, I updated to the latest version (10586) but it hasn't solved the problem either!
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  4.    09 Dec 2015 #34

    Why? Do you know how many things run at startup and at various times? Hundreds. Check out AutoRuns and also Task Scheduler in Windows.

    Quote Originally Posted by mkdr View Post
    As much as I would love to have a fix for this problem (had to go back to 100% for now), I never would use a exe for this which also needs to be run every windows restart.
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  5.    10 Dec 2015 #35
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by g4rvd4 View Post
    Thank you very much for replying.
    Unfortunately, it doesn't work. I added the CMD to task scheduler but the fonts are still blurry.

    Also, I updated to the latest version (10586) but it hasn't solved the problem either!
    Bump!
    So are people still living with this problem or is there a solution?
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  6.    10 Dec 2015 #36
    Join Date : Dec 2015
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    Win 10

    Quote Originally Posted by g4rvd4 View Post
    Bump!
    So are people still living with this problem or is there a solution?
    Have yet to find anything apart from the OP's exe utility. I have a 13" 1080p laptop and a 23" 1080p 2nd monitor. I want to use the 'recommended' scale factors of 150% and 100%, respectively. The exe solution helps a bit, but text on the second monitor (e.g. for text in folder windows) is still kinda fuzzy. The laptop screen is clear. This is NOT acceptable, and I hope MS releases an update soon to address this!
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  7.    15 Dec 2015 #37
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Pro and Home

    Quote Originally Posted by HazemZidane View Post
    Just to update, I have been using this tool on a computer upgraded to Windows 10 Home (no group policy editor) and it works great. Adding the registry entries to startup items or the Task Scheduler doesn't completely fix the problem, so for 10 Home, this seems to be the only solution. On Pro, adding a logon script is the other option.
    The blurry DPI scaling bug is still very much present even after a clean install and the 2015 November 1511 update.
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  8.    22 Dec 2015 #38
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    For blurry fonts in specific apps. menus, toolbars, etc. see this:
    From
    A simple solution for blurry fonts in Windows 10 : Windows10
    For those who still have blurry font problem:
    I just discovered a way to remove it.
    1) Right click on the application you want to correct the fonts of, select Properties
    2) Go to Compatibility tab.
    3) Under Settings section, check Disable display scaling on high DPI settings
    4) Apply and close the window.
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  9.    22 Dec 2015 #39
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10 Pro and Home

    Quote Originally Posted by sandra View Post
    For blurry fonts in specific apps.
    This was already mentioned, but the problem isn't with specific apps or even apps at all. System properties dialog boxes, context menus, etc. are also affected.
    The new (beta as of now) version of the xpxplorer tool is supposed to deal with scaling greater than 150%.
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  10.    22 Dec 2015 #40
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Blurry text


    OK, my apps were blurry although my system scaling was set to 100% so different problem I guess. Sorry
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