Gadgets are not displayed correctly on a Windows 7-based computer that has Internet Explorer 11 installed


Consider the following scenario:
  • You install Internet Explorer 11 on a Windows 7-based computer.
  • You change the dots per inch (DPI) setting to a value that is larger than 100%.
    Note To change the setting, click Make text and other items larger or smaller in the Screen Resolution panel, and then select a setting which is larger than regular.
  • You log off, and then log on to the computer.
In this scenario, Windows gadgets are displayed abnormally.


This is a known issue. Microsoft is currently investigating this problem. This article will be updated when a resolution is available.

More Information

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.