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How to run ClearType in Windows 7

Description: ClearType is a technology from Microsoft designed to improve the readability of text on LCDs. With ClearType the words on your monitor will look almost as sharp as those on paper. This article will show you how to set ClearType up.

  1. Click on the Start Button.
    Windows 7 Desktop, Start Button
  2. Click on Control Panel.
    Windows 7 Start Menu, Control Panel
  3. Click on Display.
    Windows 7 Control Panel, Display
  4. When the display windows opens up we want to select Adjust ClearType text from the menu on the left margin.
  5. Click Next.
    Windows 7 Display, Clear Type Setting
  6. First off we will see a screen telling us if the monitor is set to its native resolution. Click Next.
    Windows 7 Clear Type Configuration
  7. Next you will be shown a series of identical paragraphs. You want to select the one that looks best to you. There will be four pages of these. Click Next when finished.
    Windows 7 Clear Type Configuration
  8. Next we come to the final screen informing us we have just finished tuning the text on our monitor. Click Finish.
    Windows 7 Clear Type Configuration