How to alter the DPI for all users
Updated: October 13, 2009
Applies To: Windows 7
This article applies to the following operating systems:
One is unable to change DPI for all users.
With Windows 7, DPI is set per user. Despite DPI being set on a per user basis, you can alter the global DPI setting. The global setting has higher precedence than one set for a user.
Log on as administrator and modify the following registry value.
|This does require a reboot.|
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\Current\Software\Fontsset LogPixels=dword:<your desired DPI>