Windows 10 Fonts Are Blurry? Here’s How to Fix It.

If you’re experiencing blurry text issues on Windows 10, you’re not alone. Many Windows 10 users have reported this issue as well. Some users said texts on apps are blurry, and some users said Windows texts are blurry. Whatever scenario you’re on, you can use the methods below to fix font blurry issues.

In your case, if texts are blurry on some apps, you can click the link Apps are Blurry in Windows 10 [Solved] to get the solutions.

If texts on Windows are blurry, use one of the methods below to fix the problem.

Method 1: Ensure resolution is set correctly
Method 2: Update the graphics card driver
Method 3: Change the scaling factor
Method 4: Adjust ClearType text


Method 1: Ensure resolution is set correctly

If the resolution on the system is set incorrectly, fonts can be blurry. So the first thing you should do is check the resolution and ensure it’s set correctly. To do so:

1) Right-click on the desktop and select Display settings.

2)Scroll down to the Scale and layout section and find Display resolution. Then select a resolution from the drop-down menu of Display resolution. If you’re not sure which resolution is best for your monitor, try the resolutions one by one until you find the best one.

3) Sign out of Windows then sign back in to see if the problem persists.

If Method 1 doesn’t work for you, move on to try other methods.


Method 2: Update the graphics card driver

Font blurry issues can be caused by missing or outdated graphics card drivers. To fix the problem, you can try to update the graphics card driver.

You can go to your PC manufacturer’s website to download the latest graphics card driver. If you’re using a built computer, go to the motherboard or video card manufacturer’s website to download the latest driver.

Updating drivers manually can take forever if you’re not familiar with drivers. For example, you need to check what graphics card you have and what Windows version you have. To make updating drivers easy, you can search and use a third party driver update utility to assist you. Many driver update utilities allow you to update drivers with a few clicks.


Method 3: Change the scaling factor

A high DPI value can also cause font blurry issues. For most computers, it’s recommended to set the scaling factor to 100%. Or set a scaling factor to the one that’ll make the font look sharper. To fix the problem, you can try to change the scaling factor. Here’s how to do it:

1) Right-click on the desktop and select Display settings.

2) In the Scale and layout section, check if the value of Change the size of the text, apps, and other items is set to 100%. If not, select 100% from the drop-down menu.

3) Sign out of Windows then sign back in to see if the problem persists. If the problem persists, the 100% scale factor may not be the best factor for you. Try other scaling factors until you find the one that works.


Method 4: Adjust ClearType text

If none of the above methods resolves your font blurry issue, you can try to adjust the text with Windows built in tool ClearType Text Tuner, which can make texts sharper and easier to read.

1) On your keyboard, press Win+S (the Windows logo key and the S key) at the same time to open Search.

2) Type ‘cleartype’ into the search box and click Adjust ClearType Text in the result list to open the ClearType Text Tuner window.

3) Ensure the checkbox Turn on ClearType is checked then click Next to continue.

4) Windows will make sure the resolution is set correctly. Just click Next to continue.

5) On the next five screens, you’ll see some text blocks which show you the text samples. Just select the text sample that looks best to you. Then click Next to continue.

6) After following the on-screen instructions to select the text blocks, click the Finish button.

7) Check to see if the problem persists.


Hopefully you can fix the font blurry issue with the methods above. If you have any questions, ideas or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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