Problem with Outlook as well! However, if a remote desktop connection is saved to the desktop, clicking on the icon has no response, and it cannot be edited. You draw them, not I. Like there isn't even a tab for 'DirectX Files' in his dxdiag. It is complicated but the descriptions have been good. Why does Microsoft always have to make everything so freaking complicated? But you also have to put the squeeze on developers to make their apps work correctly.
The resolution problem is ridiculous. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window. How do I Fix It? And some of them look ok until you check the file menu, which end up unusable large when trying to attach a file, or open a file. Do step 5 or 6 below for what you would like to do. Visual Studio is a good example.
Sounds like the shortcut property setting may be advisory? Hi I'm a gamer and so cpu speed has much importance to me. External monitors look correct no blurry text. High resolution screens are here and have been for quite some time. Am I missing something or is everyone going through this ordeal? The desktop composition visual experience feature, introduced since Vista, fundamentally changed the way applications display pixels on the screen. If the screen supports the high resolution, the user should be able to set it even if it shows tiny, especially for an external monitor to a laptop. Only by doing that will the client see the correct scaling for the client.
If you wanted, you could try installing the DirectX 9. Unified and extended scaling system In Windows 8. I actually think this is a per-user-basis settings that can help some people, Aero has helped me immensely in the past with some video game loading, and problems with games interacting with Aero strangely, also I've had problems with desktop composition alt tabbing me when I'm in raidcall playing a game and someone moves me to a channel, I disabled desktop composition and it never happened again. I have found that if i run the application on my desktop, in the task manager menu, the icon of my app is appearing blurred. Word — Disable Preview Pane in File Explorer — Close and re-open File Explorer — Reopen the Office app.
This blog post is also available as a. I hope this is still being worked on and will improved. I know it is below 100% for laptops running in a power saving mode but it should never be belwo 100% for a desktop should it? Log off and log on, or restart the computer to apply the changes. Unfortunately, anniversary update broke the ability to use old mstsc. So obviously the blurring is not an inevitable consequence, and not even anchored in the Windows core system. Have you made any recent changes to the computer? The 20x20 bmp in the 30x30 box is also fuzzy. Stay tuned for future releases! And when I closed and re-opened the performance.
This provides our users with a more consistent experience, and makes it easier to support new screen sizes and resolutions. I have a large application that I designed all at 96dpi years ago. Notice that the text in the window and buttons are clipped. If the preview pane is active in the File Explorer then the scaling on the external monitor is not working correctly: Everytime I open an Office document on the external monitor it it scaled to 200% and not 100%. In other words, there used to be a fix but the anniversary update has eliminated it as an option, and has left no solution, seemingly putting the claims that an effort was made to address the issue as this article suggests into question. Customization How to Enable or Disable Changing Default Desktop Icons in Windows 7 This will allow you to add or remove the Change desktop icons link in Personalization to enable or disable all users on the computer from being able to open Desktop Icon Settings to change the default desktop icons. Helpful to have this explanation and to see the extraordinarily complicated work in progress.
Where is the motivation to get this fixed faster? Currently this setup is unusable for me as the Office Apps especially Outlook are displayed with extremely blurry font. The previous one could only display one map at a time, but the new one can overlay multiple maps. Followed your steps to set custom scaling level to 150%. I have one detail that I would like to comment on. To add insult to injury, if the user does completely log out and back into Windows, once they un-dock their device the same problem will occur in the reverse 4 below. However, with in-built graphics, this does not seem to work. This should significantly reduce the cost for developers to update their desktop applications.
It would be great to add something like a 50% ratio to better support low resolution projectors that do not include their own scaling to pretend to support higher resolutions. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Yesterday, after finishing a Mass Effect 3 session, I noticed that desktop composition had been disabled. Applications sized incorrectly too big or too small. Through this process we learned a great deal about the type of challenges Windows desktop developers will hit when trying to update their applications, and we wanted to address as many of those as we could. Anyway, thanks again for the details and informative article! Would Microsoft be willing to do things like that? It makes some problems with older applications like clipped text, blurred graphics or too big text.