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  1.    03 Oct 2016 #60
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    The Windows 10 DPI Fix program fixes the scaling issue perfectly for me, but always concerned about these types of programs. I'll try one of the options in this tutorial to see if it can do as good a job without the DPI program.
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  2.    03 Oct 2016 #61
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Hello JayStar,

    I look forward to hearing your results.
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  3.    03 Oct 2016 #62
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    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello JayStar,

    I look forward to hearing your results.
    Option 3 worked pretty well, so I ended up using the pre-login script (doing something similar to option 3) that was posted elsewhere on the site.

    It's good to know where those registry options are so the tutorial really helped.

    cheers.

    J
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  4.    03 Oct 2016 #63
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  5.    26 Nov 2016 #64
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    Win10 Pro

    Thanks! I found option 2 on another site but it used this as source. Is option 2 only recently possible because it works perfectly for me so I don't get why I've only seen the registry option before. I know/can edit the registry but even then I avoid it if I can.
    Now I don't have to be slightly annoyed everyday when using Win10.
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  6.    26 Nov 2016 #65
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    Hello ptutrup,

    I'm glad it could help. Option 2 has been available in previous Windows, but the way to get to those settings changed in Windows 10.
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  7.    10 Apr 2017 #66
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 2
    Win10

    SUCCESS!: My issue was with a Surface Pro4 running Windows 10 attached to an external LG Ultrawide monitor using a Display cable, and wanting to have different but compatible dpi on each monitor. I would have to turn off custom scaling and restart every time I booted my system -- essentially, having to double-boot every morning.

    The custom scaling was always 'active' after a reboot, and it drove me buggy that I couldn't get it to retain my settings: 200% for the Surface Pro screen and 100% for the Ultrawide screen.

    Setting individual scaling for each monitor in the Display Settings resulted in the following reg values: (step 6 in option one)

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\PerMonitorSettings\HWP28283CQ9380TKP_26_07D9_EC^A3486C14FBE55CC655B47BB46FC3FEA1\DpiVa lue=0x00000001 (1)HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\PerMonitorSettings\SDC38530_00_07DF_FB^1C34A1C41AEEF3FF4889352510FEF621\DpiValue =0x00000000 (0)


    The key to success was to change the following registry key (using Regedit) from '1' to '0' to disable the custom scaling and enable the per-monitor scaling:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\Win8DpiScaling = 0x00000000 (0)


    Now, my per-app settings are still occasionally screwy, as the apps do not properly scale their fonts in ways that are functionally adequate for Win10 and a Surface Pro4, but that's something that can be worked around on an individual basis.
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