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Windows 7: Windows 7 CRT monitor fonts tips : Disable Smooth edges

18 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7127 x64
Windows 7 CRT monitor fonts tips : Disable Smooth edges


I just found how to completly disable ClearType in 7 : Control Panel / System and Security / System / Advanced system settings / Settings under Performance / Uncheck Smooth edges of screen fonts.

My fonts are easier to read now. Hope this will help someone.

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18 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise

Thank you so much for this post, I have literally spent that past 3 hours trying to figure out how to fix this.

If anyone else is having any of the problems below this will most likely fix them, I know its what I was trying to do.

  • Fix the text in the reading pane of outlook 2007 in incoming messages to be more readable
  • get rid of calibri or make it more readable
  • get rid of segoe or make it more readable
  • reduce general "blurryness" of cleartype fonts
Hopefully anyone out there doing a google search for these topics (like I was) will come upon this page. Thanks again to the OP!
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