Windows 8.1 - Disable display scaling on high DPI settings

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Windows 8.1 - Disable display scaling on high DPI settings


Once enable, this feature will prevent large-scale font used in old softwares to become distorted when used with Windows 8.1 (High DPI settings).
  • To enable this feature:
  • Right-click on the program's icon > properties.
  • Go to the Compatibility tab.
  • Check "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" and click on Apply.
Published by deri58. Latest update on November 4, 2014 at 07:42 AM by jak58.
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