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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 16
    windows 10
       16 Aug 2015 #1

    Why is the "change only text size" greyed out?


    I'm logged in an admin account and it's greyed out. I searched online and it seems some people have this issue as well but I couldn't find a solution.Click image for larger version. 

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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 1,952
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       16 Aug 2015 #2

    Click on "set a custom scaling level" and change it to say 125%. Click Apply, Sign Out, Sign back in. You should be able to change the Text Size.
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  3. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       18 Aug 2015 #3

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Click on "set a custom scaling level" and change it to say 125%. Click Apply, Sign Out, Sign back in. You should be able to change the Text Size.
    It will still be grayed out.
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  4. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       18 Aug 2015 #4

    2bl said: View Post
    I'm logged in an admin account and it's greyed out. I searched online and it seems some people have this issue as well but I couldn't find a solution.Click image for larger version. 

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    Yes, this has been broken since the beginning of Previews. If you are comfortable working with regedit, go to:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics

    and you can tweak the xxxFont entries. Just change the first hex byte - I use eb instead of the default f1. You'll need to sign out/sign in for it to take effect.
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,751
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       18 Aug 2015 #5

    Looks as though the system may not be activated, therefore personalization is blocked.
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  6. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       18 Aug 2015 #6

    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    Looks as though the system may not be activated, therefore personalization is blocked.
    That has nothing to do with it. In my fully activated and verified system, I see the same thing, and have since Technical Preview 1 back in October.
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  7. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 616
    Windows 10
       18 Aug 2015 #7

    sgage said: View Post
    Yes, this has been broken since the beginning of Previews. If you are comfortable working with regedit, go to:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics

    and you can tweak the xxxFont entries. Just change the first hex byte - I use eb instead of the default f1. You'll need to sign out/sign in for it to take effect.
    Lies!

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    I clicked "set a custom scaling level" and changed it from 125% to 100% and it's no longer grayed out. Donno why it was set to 125%, I didn't change it and see no difference after changing and re-login.
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,751
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       18 Aug 2015 #8

    sgage said: View Post
    That has nothing to do with it. In my fully activated and verified system, I see the same thing, and have since Technical Preview 1 back in October.
    Ok. I was talking generally and not necessarily directing it at you, but also the OP. It does have everything to do with it if a system is not activated. Just went through that due to losing activation. Once I got it activated this is no longer greyed out and indeed works as seen below. However, I see it's not the case with you.

    Is yours a fresh installed system?

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  9. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       18 Aug 2015 #9

    I upgraded from 8.1 Pro, then used the ISO to do a clean install. All validated, verified, and activated. Did you change the overall scaling? I have to use 125% (my poor broken eyes). I think the individual font size dropdown thing might work if you never touched that setting...


    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    Ok. I was talking generally and not necessarily directing it at you, but also the OP. It does have everything to do with it if a system is not activated. Just went through that due to losing activation. Once I got it activated this is no longer greyed out and indeed works as seen below. However, I see it's not the case with you.

    Is yours a fresh installed system?

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  10. Joined : Apr 2014
    Posts : 599
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (14971)
       18 Aug 2015 #10

    Excuse me? "Lies!"?

    fracking4oil said: View Post
    Lies!

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    I clicked "set a custom scaling level" and changed it from 125% to 100% and it's no longer grayed out. Donno why it was set to 125%, I didn't change it and see no difference after changing and re-login.
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