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VisualEffects specifies additional display settings.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008.

Child Elements



Specifies whether font smoothing is enabled, and which type of font smoothing is enabled.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows ClearType enabled for font smoothing.


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