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Messed up DPI of modern UI on one monitor


Diewas

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Hi.

Just installed Windows 8.1. Both my monitors have a resolution of 1920 X 1080. Both have DPI set accordingly. My right hand monitor is fine, my left is fine when running the desktop and desktop apps. However, whenever I run an app on the second screen, it seems to be larger than normal (zoomed in). I think this is a DPI issue, and Ive tried tweaking the registry but to no avail. I have all the latest drivers. The start menu only displays 4 rows, yet when i move the resolution down to around 1600, it shows 5 rows. Weird.

Need help!

Thanks,

Alex
 

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    Asus Xonar DGX
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    2 X 24"
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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Diewas

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It says it doesn't work with Windows 8.1? Plus one of my monitors is fine, so if I change the DPI in the registry it will make the second normal, but the right will now be a lot smaller?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro X64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD FX 8350 - 8 Core
    Motherboard
    Asus M5A99X EVO
    Memory
    16GB DDR3 ~ 1600MHZ
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia Geforce 560Ti
    Sound Card
    Asus Xonar DGX
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 X 24"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 X 1TB HDD
    60GB SSD
    PSU
    Corsair 600W
    Case
    NZXT Phantom
    Cooling
    Standard
    Keyboard
    Corsair Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech
    Internet Speed
    8MB
    Browser
    Chrome

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