Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10

Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays: Windows 10 has a serious bug since it’s inception which makes text blurred on users PC and the problem is faced system wide by the user. So it doesn’t matter if you go to System Settings, Windows Explorer or Control Panel, all the text will be some what blurred because of the DPI Scaling Level for Displays feature in Windows 10. So today we are going to discuss on How To Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10.

Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10

Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays Using Settings App

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings and then click on System.

click on System

2.From the left-hand menu make sure to select Display.

3.If you have more than one display then select your display at the top.

4.Now under Change the size of text, apps, and other items, select the DPI percentage from the drop down.

Under Change the size of text, apps, and other items, select the DPI percentage

5.Click on the Sign out now link in order to save changes.

Method 2: Change Custom DPI Scaling Level for All Displays in Settings

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings and then click on System.

click on System

2.From the left-hand menu make sure to select Display.

3.Now under Scale and layout click Custom scaling.

Now under Scale and layout click Custom scaling

4.Enter a custom scaling size between 100% – 500% for all the displays and click on Apply.

Enter a custom scaling size between 100% - 500% for all the displays and click on Apply

5.Click on Sign out now in order to save changes.

Method 3: Change Custom DPI Scaling Level for All Displays in Registry Editor

1.Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter.

Run command regedit

2.Navigate to the following Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

3.Make sure you have highlighted Desktop in the left window pane and then in the right window pane double click on LogPixels DWORD.

Right-click on Desktop and then select New then click on DWORD

Note: If the above DWORD doesn’t exist you need to create one, just right-click on Desktop and select New > DWORD (32-bit) value. Name this newly created DWORD as LogPixels.

4.Select Decimal under Base then change its value to any of the following data and then click OK:

DPI Scaling Level
Value data
Smaller 100% (default) 96
Medium 125% 120
Larger 150% 144
Extra Large 200% 192
Custom 250% 240
Custom 300% 288
Custom 400% 384
Custom 500% 480

Double click on LogPixels key and then select Decimal under base and enter the value

5.Again make sure Desktop is highlighted and in the right window pane double click on Win8DpiScaling.

Double click on Win8DpiScaling DWORD under Desktop

Note: If the above DWORD doesn’t exist you need to create one, just right-click on Desktop and select New > DWORD (32-bit) value. Name this DWORD as Win8DpiScaling.

6.Now change its value to 0 if you have chosen 96 from the above table for LogPixels DWORD but if you have chosen any other value from the table then set its value to 1.

Change the value of Win8DpiScaling DWORD

7.Click OK and close Registry Editor.

8.Reboot your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How To Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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