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Adjustment for high resolution displays

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Adjustment for high resolution displays

    On a 1920 x 1080 display, windows 8 looks too small, is there any way to increase it without changing the resolution ?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,858
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Yousaf,

    If you like, you could adjust the DPI scaling in Windows 8 to a larger percentage to make things appear larger without changing the screen resolution.

    DPI Display Size Settings - Change - Windows 7 Help Forums

    (modern UI)
    DPI - Change for Modern UI in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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