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Windows 7: Screen Resolution W7 64-bit vs Virtual XP

22 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Screen Resolution W7 64-bit vs Virtual XP

32-bit programs installed and launched in Windows 7 64-bit have LOWER
resolution than the same program installed and launched in Virtual XP Mode.

In the attached example, The left Chrome was opened in 64-bit, the right
in XP Mode. The resolution on the right is visibly greater.


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Screen Resolution W7 64-bit vs Virtual XP-left-64-bit-right-virtual-xp.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Uhhhh well hello, you have the DPI settings way hella up. And as it is Google Chrome is a DPI failed application. (Meaning it does not understand DPI.)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 64-bit
How do I Fix it?

My DPI (1920 x 1200) works for:
a) All 64-bit programs (IE8 for example)
b) All 32-bit programs installed in Virtual XP Mode (Chrome for example)

My DPI (1920 x 1200) Does not work for:
32-bit programs installed directly in 64-bit mode (This may not be
(the correct technical usage) (Chrome for example)
[That was the point of the attachment]

I understand your link to mean that I need to change something(?)
in the registry to make 32-bit/64bit programs "point" to the correct

But I'm confused as to what I should change. (Plus, I may have completely
misunderstood your reply.)

My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

I'm talking about this DPI:

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Screen Resolution W7 64-bit vs Virtual XP-untitled.jpg  
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