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Windows 7: Font smoothing ie9 update in latest recommended updates

29 Jun 2011   #1

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
Font smoothing ie9 update in latest recommended updates

Update now available for improved font-smoothing - EricLaw's IEInternals - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Many of you have been plagued with this problem. Here is a notice of the cure.

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29 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195

I've only seen one person with this problem (Windows 7: ClearType Text), but then again I don't read General as much as before
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29 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Glad they brought out a fix for it
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29 Jun 2011   #4
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Me too!

The quick reply box was often unreadable one line above and below where typing in a small box such as our quick reply and Visitor Message boxes here on the forum.

All lines are nice and crisp as I type this now.
As I scroll the message all words stay focused in the message.

It was my only complaint with IE9 final release.
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29 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Thanks for the update, I've just installed the 64-bit version and noticed a marked improvement.
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29 Jun 2011   #6
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Well it is better sometimes.

Bottom is clipped off but at least it isn't a total blur.

At least it is legible.

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29 Jun 2011   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)

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29 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 10 Pro x64

Seems to have affected FF5 too as it uses the DirectWrite APIs too. Fonts are much better now
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30 Jun 2011   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Was having the blurry font issues, this seems to have fixed it.

It was annoying to say the least.
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02 Jul 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

It didn't takes effect for me after multiple reboot (around three). Combined with this MS hot-fix one:
Applications may crash in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

Looks better fonts smoothing now and crash i got recently while surfin' web pages!!!

Now, i'm facing slow loading IE9 pages since two days...
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