Enable Cleartype on Welcome Login Screen

Posted in Windows XP by Steve Sinchak

Microsoft clear type technology greatly increases clarity of text on laptop LCD screens.  By default this feature does not start until after you log on.  But with the tweak below you will be able to make it start as windows loads so it will be enabled on the welcome login screen.

  1. Start regedit, if you are unfamiliar with regedit please see our FAQ.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop.
  3. Locate the key FontSmoothingType.
  4. Change the value to 2.
  5. Restart.
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