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Tiles/icons are blurry/fuzzy

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    Tiles/icons are blurry/fuzzy


    Hi!

    I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Some of the icons for the tiles on my Windows 8 are blurry. It's nothing major, but they're not as crisp or high resolution as I remember.

    Here's a picture:
    http://i.imgur.com/rWIZb.png


    You can see that with Mail, Skydrive, Camera, Maps, Music, and Store, the icons are all a little bit fuzzy and not as high resolution as they should be. Is this intended or not? I know it's minor but it really bothers me.

    When I go to desktop it looks good. I tried to reinstall the graphicdriver but it did not work.

    Here is what I have:
    Windows 8 Pro
    Nvidia Geforce 680
    16 gb ram
    Intel i7
    Benq monitor

    Thanks for any help you can give me!

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  2. #2


    Never been to Heaven......
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    Dual Boot: Back to W7 and Ubuntu 12.04


    You may have to install your graghics driver manually from the control panel. My ATI had to be done that way as well. Past that, if your monitor has an auto adjust you can try to see if that will fix it. I would lean toward the driver itself though....

    Geeve
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Thanks for the answer. I tried to uninstall the driver manually and then install the latest version but its the same problem. I will try to install a clean version of Windows 8 and see if I got the same problem after that. I can't auto adjust the display because its disabled when I use DVI cable.
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  4. #4


    Never been to Heaven......
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    Dual Boot: Back to W7 and Ubuntu 12.04


    Gotcha, what kind of error are you getting on the video driver install?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Sorry my bad english. The driver installation works fine but after that I get the same blurry text in the startscreen (like in the screenshot)
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  6. #6


    Never been to Heaven......
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    Dual Boot: Back to W7 and Ubuntu 12.04


    No problem, that's intersting then. I am out of ideas for you. Hopefully some else can jump in and help you out some more.

    In the mean time have a look at this thread as well:

    Windows 8 tiles blurry/out of focus

    Similar problem and they got it sorted out

    Geeve
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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