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Windows 7: Annoyed theres no cleartype in XP Mode?


25 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Annoyed theres no cleartype in XP Mode?

I was too, but not any more! I went to this page in IE8 in XP Mode.

1. Allow the ActiveX control that appears (which is why you need IE),
2. scroll down the page and tick "turn on clear type", you'l notice the difference immediately.
3. go through the remainder of the wizard.

Now you have at least got clear type enabled! Next is to figure out 32-bit colors.

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26 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Nice find Nick!
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28 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional (x64)
 
 

Cool, thanks! I got 24-bit colors to work in XP mode here.
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