Chrome's Font Looks Blurry to You? Here's How To Fix It

Did the recent update to your Google Chrome make the font blurry? Don't worry, it's not your eyesight. Here's how to fix it.

The newly released version 37 of Chrome for Windows uses a new text rendering method called DirectWrite. This method is hardware accelerated and it's supposed to be better than the previous one, but obviously it's caused some issues for you.

Try this: In the Chrome URL bar, type:

chrome://flags/#disable-direct-write

Then press enter. You should see the "Enable" turn into "Disable":

Click on the "Enable" link directly under the highlighted item to disable DirectWrite. You should see this:

Close all Chrome windows and restart it. The font should be nice and sharp again.


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