HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontDPI

Data type Range Default value
REG_DWORD 0x13 - 0x1E0 pixels per inch 0x96


Determines the size of fonts on the desktop and in menus. This entry also determines the bitmap resolution of icons and toolbar buttons.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, double-click Display in Control Panel. Click the Settings tab, click the Advanced button, and on the General tab, select a font size from the drop-down list box.

Activation method

You must restart the computer before any changes to this entry take effect.

Note Image Note

The actual range of this entry depends on the installed monitor.