Fixing unreadable fonts and icons when using Windows with high resolution monitors


  1. Right click the Windows desktop.
  2. Select Scale and Layout.
  3. Change the size of text, apps and other to 200% and set the Display Resolution to 3072 x 1920 (16 inch MBP) or other recommended setting on previous gen.
  4. Right Click the affected exe, and click Properties 
  5. Select Compatibility.
  6. Click Change High DPI settings.
  7. Check Override high DPI Scaling behaviour.
  8. Within the Drop-down list, select System
  9. Click OK and click Apply.