Cleartype in SGD using Windows XP
I sometimes connect to my own Windows XP workstation using Sun SGD (Sun Secure Global Desktop (Soon to be Oracle SGD). I was thinking about cleartype.
This isn't something new that I'm claiming, mostly just a way to document what I'd found for the next time I need it.
I remembered that there was some cleartype hack, and managed to re-find the following ClearType in Remote Desktop with XP - and wondered if it would work with SGD (considering that it uses a different RDP client internally).
So, using regedit, in the following location
I added the key
that has a dword value of
Now the site I took this from says Windows XP SP3 - and that's what I'm using. A quick reboot and then everything is better.
The screenshot above was taken via SGD AFTER cleartype enabled, here showing it zoomed-in:
...which looks about right from here.
This should work just as well with a virtual Windows XP instance in a VDI environment.