This setting is now deprecated.

FontSmoothing specifies whether font smoothing is enabled, and which type.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations.


Value Description
Standard Specifies that the computer chooses the setting, based on a performance test.
On Specifies that font smoothing is turned on.
Off Specifies that font smoothing is turned off.
ClearType Specifies that Clear Type is used for font smoothing.

This string type supports empty elements.

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | VisualEffects | FontSmoothing

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.