Apps can be a blurry problem in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, the application can sometimes appear blurry on the user's screen. It will be very difficult for the user to distinguish the application from the desktop background. The main reason behind this problem is the incorrect DPI settings of the application in Windows. If you eventually run into the same problem, don't worry. You can solve this problem simply by changing some particular settings on your computer. Follow these simple solutions to fix this problem on your computer. But before going ahead with the solutions, you should try these workouts initially to try out some simpler solutions for this problem.



Alternative solutions

1. If you are experiencing this problem for the first time, a simple one start again of your system may work for you.

2. Check if your Windows is up to date or not. If your Windows is out of date, wait for Windows to download and install the updates on your computer. After the update, restart your computer and check if you are still facing the blurry application issue.

3. If Windows detects the blurry image, a message will be displayed on the Action Center. Just click on "Yes, fix the apps“In that message to solve the problem.

If either of these solutions didn't work for you, look for these better solutions:

Fix-1 advanced scaling option

Changing the advanced scaling option in Settings can solve this problem. Follow these steps-

1. Press Tasto Windows + I open Settings. Now click on "System"To Window Settings.

2 inch Window Settings, in the left pane, click "Monitor", And then click"Advanced scaling settings“In the lower right panel Scale and design.



3. Now, under Fix app scaling option, turn on or off 'Let Windows try to fix apps so they aren't blurry“Option to”SU".

4. Close Window Settings.

Restart computer to save the changes. The problem with apps appearing blurry needs to be fixed. Otherwise, look for the next solution.

Fix-2 Change the text size-

1. Press Tasto Windows + I open Settings. Now click on "System"To Window Settings.

2 inch Window Settings, in the left pane, click "Monitor", And now click on the drop-down menu"Resize text, apps and other elements“In the right panel at the bottom Scale and layout settings and choose a suitable size for texts, applications and other elements.

3. Restart computer to save the changes.

Check if the problem persists or not.

Fix-3 Change the DPI settings of the problematic app-

You may face this problem with a specific application, not all applications on your computer. Follow these steps to change the DPI settings of that problematic app:

1. Go to the desktop and the right mouse button the problematic application icon and click "Ownership (edit)".

2. In the Properties (edit) window, go to "Compatibility"Card" and then click "Change the high DPI settings".

3. Now, check the "Use this setting to fix scaling issues for this program instead of the one in Settings"option. In the same window, under 'High DPI scaling override' option, check the option "Ignore high DPI scaling behavior". Now in the "Resizing done by:" Option, choose "Application“From the drop down menu. Finally, click on "all right”To save the changes on your computer.



4. Now, returning to Properties (edit) window, click on “Request"And"all right”To save the changes.

Restart computer to save the changes. After rebooting, check if you still have the blurry apps issue on your computer. If the problem persists, find the next solution.

Fix-4 Change custom scale on your computer-

Changing the custom scaling in Windows 10 can fix this as it can be a bug that makes your computer's apps and fonts a bit blurry.

1. Click the Search box next to the Windows icon and type "advanced scale"And then click"Fix blurry apps“In the search results window with elevated privileges.

2 inch Bottom Window Settings Custom Scale, click on the option that says "Enter a custom scale size between 100 and 500% (not recommended)", Click the box and enter a value between"100-500"And click"Request".

Close the Settings window. You need start again computer to save the changes to the device. After rebooting, fuzzy app issues should be resolved.

Fix - 5 Set Light Type for Blurred Characters -

If you have blurry fonts on your device, enabling Clear Type can solve your problem. Follow these steps to enable it:

1. Click the Search box next to the Windows icon and type "Clear type"And click"Wrap text Delete type“In the high search result.

2 inch Normal window type text tuner, check the box "Enable Delete Type"Option and then click"next".



3. In the next step, the default resolution of the screen you are using will be checked (if it has not been set to the default resolution, it will be set as the default) and then click on “next”To save the changes.

4. Now in the next window you will be shown some text samples to detect and understand which one looks best on your computer. Now click on "next".

5. Follow this process of selecting the best texts on the screen (you have to do this 5 times). Click on "next”To complete the text wrapping process.

6. Now when you see "You have finished the text on your monitor", Click on"To finish”To complete the process on your computer.

7. Close the Clear Text Tuner window to complete the process.

Restart computer to save the changes. After rebooting, check if you are still facing the problem of blurry fonts on your computer or not. If you still have blurry fonts, you can read this article: How to fix blurry fonts in Windows 10.

Solution- 6 Update the display drivers on your computer-

If this problem occurs due to a video driver error, updating the video driver will fix it.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Running. Now type or paste "devmgmt.msc“And hit Pay in open Device Administrator window.

2. Now, in the Device Administrator window, scroll down to find "Monitor adapters“From the list of available devices and drivers, click on it to expand it. Now from the drop down menu the right mouse button on him graphic driver You are using. Finally, click on "Update Driver".

3. Now, in the next window, you will be asked "How do you want to find the drivers?“. Click on “Automatically searches for updated driver software"option.

Wait until Windows searches for the latest supported driver version for the graphics controller. Then Windows will download and install it on your computer.

Now if you see a window that says "The best driver for your device is already installed.". Then click on "Check for updated drivers in Windows Update". You will have installed your driver along with Windows update.

5. Close the Device Administrator window.

Restart computer to complete the process and save the changes to your computer. After rebooting, check if you still see blurry apps on your computer.

If this process didn't work, manually installing the latest driver may fix the problem.

Manually install the graphics driver

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Running window. Now type "dxDiag”To Run window and knock Pay in. DirectX Diagnostic Tool window will open.

2 inch DirectX Diagnostic Tool window, go to "Monitor"form. Now in "Name:”, Check the controller name.

Close the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window.

Now, based on the driver name you see, you need to search for the latest driver for your display. You need to download and install it on your computer.

We have discussed the NVIDIA driver installation process.

3. Close “Driver Nvidia"From the browser window and click"Download drivers | NVIDIA". You will be directed to the display driver download page.

4. Now, in this window, under 'NVIDIA Driver Download' section choose “product type","Serial production","Product","OS","Windows driver type","Download type”According to the graphics controller specifications. Now, click on "Search for”To search for the latest driver.

5. Now click on "Download”To download the driver. See also the "Release date”To make sure it's the latest driver.

6. Find the configuration downloaded from the driver installer on the File Navigator. Now, double click in it to start the driver installation process. Click on "Yup“When prompted User Account Control.

7. Now in the NVIDIA Installer window, click "NVIDIA graphics driver and GeForce experience"And click"Accetta and continue".

8. Low Installation Options, choose "recommended espresso)"And click"next”To start the video driver installation process.

9. When the installation is complete, click on "To close“To close the NVIDIA Installer window.

Restart computer to complete the installation process.

After rebooting, the problem should be resolved.

Fix-7 Lower the resolution of your computer-

Lowering the resolution on your computer may fix the problem on your computer.

1. Press Tasto Windows + I open Settings. Now click on "System"To Window Settings.

2. Now click on "Monitor"On the left side of the Settings window and in the right pane under Scale and Layout, click on"Monitor resolutionAnd set a lower resolution for your screen.

Restart computer to save the changes to your computer.

After rebooting, the problem should be resolved.

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