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How to fix blurry fonts in Windows 8.1 ?

Many 1080p displays, especially smaller screens and laptops seem to suffer from blurry fonts under Windows 8.1. Please follow the steps bellow to resolve the issue as much as possible:

1. Right-click on an empty area of the desktop -> choose "Screen Resolution" from the pull-down menu
2. Click "Make text and other items larger or smaller"
3. Tick "Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays"
4. Optional: increase the font scaling to 125% or 150% on smaller screens
5. Signout/reboot when prompted

You may want to also tune the ClearType text feature:
1. Right-click on an empty area of the desktop -> choose "Screen Resolution" from the pull-down menu
2. Click "Make text and other items larger or smaller"
3. Click "Adjust ClearType text" in the left pane
4. Turn on ClearType and go through all 5 steps, picking the clearest option (bolder small fonts are often easier to read on smaller laptop screens).

Other solutions that may also help:
- change resolution from 1080p to 1080i
- turn of scaling in your display driver properties
- increase contrast in your graphic card driver properties


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