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Windows 7: Setting smaller system font when win 7 tools don't go small enough

02 Dec 2010   #1

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Setting smaller system font when win 7 tools don't go small enough

Can anyone tell how or if its possible to change the system font to a smaller size than is available at:
Control panel / Appearance and Personalization / display

I got a big new monitor where win7 windows now display with a larger font than I need for visibility.

I've set the radio button for small and even under Custom DPI setting
It will not let me set anything under 100%...

It now shows: 9 point Segoe UI at 96 pixels per inch

I'd probably like 8 point or even 7 point.

So, is there anyway to make the fonts smaller beyond those settings

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02 Dec 2010   #2

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 Setting smaller system font when win 7 tools don't go small enough

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