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How to run ClearType in Windows 8

Description: This article will guide you on how to enable ClearType on your Windows 8 machine. ClearType is a software technology that is developed by Microsoft that improves the readability of text on LCDs (liquid crystal displays).

  1. From the Start Screen, type ClearType and select Settings. Click on the Adjust ClearType text icon.
    Windows 8 Desktop Search, Settings
  2. Make sure the Turn on ClearType box is checked and select Next.
    Windows 8 Turn on ClearType
  3. Windows will set your monitor to its native resolution. Select Next.
    Windows 8 ClearType Tuner
  4. Now you have 5 series of screens to choose from which text sample looks best for you. Select Next to go to the next set.
    Windows 8 ClearType Tuner
  5. Select Finish when done with all 5 sets and ClearType is all set up.
    Windows 8 ClearType Save Settings