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Windows 10 Part Apps Display Blurry Font Problem

Some desktop applications may appear somewhat blurry after you update to Windows 10. You would notice that the annoyance fuzzy texts severely impact your visual reading, actually, you can fix this problem by changing some settings.


Part 1: Change the Size of Apps' Text

I have managed to resolve this by adjusting the Display Scaling Settings for these applications. Here we go:

Step 1: Go from Setting > System > Display, click on Advanced display settings.

change the size of text app and other items

Step 2: Then select to click on Advanced sizing of text and other items.

advanced sizing of text and other items

Step 3: Click set a custom scaling level.

set a custom scaling level

Step 4: Select 125 % of normal size from the drop-down list, then click OK.

change the size of all items on desktop

Step 5: Click on Apply button, then click Sign out now to apply these changes.

sign out of your computer to apply these changes

Step 6: After your computer restarts, repeat do Step 1 to Step 5, but this time you should select 100%.

scale to normal size 100 percentage

Check scaling level for all my displays use 100% scaling instead of 125%, apply changes. You’ll need to reboot your PC for the change to take effect.

Part 2: Update software or applications

1. For some certain programs appear blurry font problem, you can fix the issue in the following method:

Step 1: Right-click on the program shortcut and select Properties option.

Step 2: Now, go to the Compatibility tab and enable Disable display scaling on high DPI settings option.

Step 3: Apply the changes and restart the program. Now, the program will show proper fonts.

disable display scaling on high dpl settings

2. If some programs such as Word and Dreamweaver are still appearing fuzzy font, like picture shows below. You'd better update to download the latest version.

application appears fuzzy in Windows 10