Activate ClearType Effect without using a Software

In Windows XP, the ClearType effect is essential for users to visualize smooth edges of screen fonts.

With ClearType effect, fonts are clearer and more readable than the standard type especially if your desktop screen is small like 15 inches. This method is also good for laptops and notebook PCs.

Now, here is the step-by-step procedure to have the ClearType font effect in your computer without utilizing any software.
1. Right-click an empty space in your desktop.
2. Select "Properties".
3. Click the "Appearance" tab.
4. On the lower right side of the window, click the "Effects" button.
5. Check "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts:".
6. In the dropdown box, select "ClearType".
7. Click "OK" and "Apply".
8. Then click another "OK" to exit the "Properties" window.