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Personalize font settings

You can adjust the font settings and ClearType on your desktop based on your preferences.

To change the font:

  1. From the Search bar in the Start Menu, type and select Fonts.
  2. Select the font you desire from the Fonts pane.
    Fonts paneSample Font selections

To change font size:

  1. Adjust the font size by selecting Change Font Size from the menu on the left of the Fonts pane.
  2. Select the desired font size, and click Apply.
    Font sizeChanging the font size

Please note that a larger font size may interfere with how some items are displayed on the screen.


You may also adjust the ClearType for your screen. ClearType helps improve the readability of text on LCD monitors and screens.