IE 8, blurry images, UseHR

I have a dell latitude d820 and the dreaded blurry image syndrome is back with IE 8 beta.  The previous fix was to add a registry key UseHR or get this fix from dell but right now neither seem to be working.  More on this soon…

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Tim

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17 thoughts on “IE 8, blurry images, UseHR

  1. Zieak says:

    Find a fix for this yet?

  2. Tim says:

    Nope, posted some stuff to IE’s team blog and ie 8 beta newsgroup but no luck.

  3. I am seeing the same issue. It does make loading pages faster but it’s starting to hurt my eyes.

  4. Jim says:

    I searched on the newsgroup and haven’t found any posts on this topic. I find it hard to believe that more people aren’t experiencing this.

  5. Tim says:

    I haven’t found a work around, my guess is there isn’t one, but I would expect the next beta to ship with registry key to make this flip.

  6. David says:

    I have it too with a toshiba satellite notebook

  7. Shoescum says:

    it doing the smae thing with me!! it starts to happen evry time i delete temporary internet files….

    everything loads faster but its not worth it if the pictures are such low quality

  8. Angel_Frank says:

    I never should have downloaded IE8. Now I’m stuck with the blurriness which hurts my eyes. Tried every adjustment but nothing helps. Vista makes it impossible to go back to IE7. Plus it affects all browsers including Safari.

  9. Angel_Frank says:

    Found out how to get rid of IE8 and go back to IE7. Break out the champagne and confetti. Just go to updates in control panel and delete (uninstall) IE8. It’s nice to have clear font again.

  10. Angelo_Frank says:

    Found a solution to the blurry condition on IE8.

    1. Tools
    2. Internet Options
    3. advanced
    4. Settings
    5. Multimedia
    6. Uncheck box “always use Clear Type for HTML”
    7. Apply
    8. OK

    This worked to correct the blurry condition on other browsers such as Safari also.

  11. jkd says:

    perhaps the page view is slightly enlarged (like 105%) ?

  12. m100001 says:

    Angelo-Frank – THANKYOU !!!
    I was just about to try to uninstall IE8, because the blurry text was terrible – and now everything looks just the way it is supposed to be :)

  13. lol says:

    wow..i feel dumb now. I was having the same problem but it actually turns out that i had my ie zoomed in.

  14. Thomas Kjaergaard says:

    “wow..i feel dumb now. I was having the same problem but it actually turns out that i had my ie zoomed in.”

    Thanks, I had the same problem, the zoom was at 105%.

  15. Sharms says:

    Try holding down the Ctrl button and then scroll back using the mouse wheel. This worked for me.

  16. dee says:

    so is this problem windows 7 or Ie 8 as i have both and its doing my head in now!

  17. Notebook says:

    good wow notebook ie8 like commint

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