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Changing DPI Scaling for Windows 8.1 File Explorer

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    Windows 8.1

    Changing DPI Scaling for Windows 8.1 File Explorer

    So I have a high res display on my laptop and the File Explorer looks like the fuzzy poop you get. Usually you right click the app in the task bar, then right click the name, click compat tab, and then disable dpi scaling, but the compat tab is missing for some reason for File Explorer and only that app. So it looks fuzzy and crappy. Anyone know how to fix that?

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    Gold Coast (Australia)
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    Windows 8.1 x64
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  3. #3

    Posts : 4,515
    Vista and Win7

    It's simple. Type DPI on the start screen and hit Enter. It will come up.

    Btw - I don't think you can change the DPI for file explorer only. For a 15" laptop I would set it to 125%. For more the sceen is too small.
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Changing DPI Scaling for Windows 8.1 File Explorer

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