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so I have just upgraded from XP to 7 but everything seems unbearably blurry..
I know its not my monitor because that was perfectly fine 20min ago when using xp.

I'm using a DVI cable on native resolution, cleartype on & 96 DPI.

help me before i go blind!!

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Dude your screen shot is terrible I can't see anything. Oh you changed it? am I going crazy here...

It looks fine to me.
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sorry, i uploaded another one. forgot to uncheck resize in imageshack
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post #4 of 15
uhh looks clear as day?
post #5 of 15
@OP

I would run the 'Monitor Calibration' feature included in Windows 7, which will also do a Cleartype calibration at the end for you. This hopefully might solve your issue.
    
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post #6 of 15
I don't know if this is what you are talking about but maybe it is the 'Smooth Edges of Screen Fonts' option. I guess you can try disabling it.

Right Click My Computer > Properties > Advanced system settings > Advanced > Performance

Scroll down and find 'Smooth edges of screen fonts' and uncheck it. Maybe it will help.

If it doesn't, maybe uncheck everything and see if it fixes it lol. Just a thought.
post #7 of 15
Is it only Firefox?

The hardware accelerated rendering makes the fonts in that look like ass to my eyes. Can you post a screenshot with Windows explorer next to it for the sake of comparison?

EDIT:
I've attached a screenie.

Edited by brodie337 - 2/2/11 at 9:49pm
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post #8 of 15
my old monitor used to do this at certain resolutions. maybe try switching to something else?

oh, and install your updates. dont keep hitting the postpone button. =P
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post #9 of 15
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thanks guys.

I could only find calibration for colours and Cleartype. I did that but it doesn't really seem much better.

Unchecking "Smooth edges of screen fonts" seemed to help around the edges but in the middle of the screen it still seems really bad. i also tried unchecking everything but that didnt work
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post #10 of 15
run the calibration and increase the hertz
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