Resolve Windows Based Programs Issues On Apple Retina Display

Posted by Mac Technical Support on August 25th, 2016

Retina Display is actually an Apple brand name for screens that have high resolution and pixel density for crispy display with smooth curves and sharpness. Apple introduces MacBook Pro with Retina Display in 2012 to provide amazing resolution with clear display. With its better display, many users also installed Windows operating system on their MacBook Pro with the help of Parallels software. Some users reported for Windows program issues on Apple Retina display for which they frequently needed to dial a toll-free number of a Mac support number for Parallels.

Some of Windows programs on Mac do not look perfect and show many types of issues like program graphical interface seem broken, buttons are not displayed, and many others. These issues may be due to CAD software, photos or videos editor or may be due to websites of clients. Some Windows based programs may not be compatible with high pixel density of Retina display. Anyways, these issues can be resolved with a toll-free of support number for Macor you can also go through the instructions shown in this post to have a perfect solution. Let’s go through the steps mentioned below:

  • Adjust the configuration of Windows virtual machine. In order to do this, you first need to click on Configuration Settings >Hardware> Video graphics and then Best for Retina. Here, you need to change the settings of Retina Display. In Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 you need to uncheck the option ‘Enable retina resolution’.
  • Now, change the settings of scaling by making right click on Windows desktop> Screen resolution and then make text or other items smaller or larger. Now, set scaling as 100% and then click on Apply and Sign Off.
  • Now, go to the Mac OS X System Preferences and then Displays. Here, you need to go to Best for Retina Display and change the Resolution along with one item left from Best Retina.
  • Now, reboot your virtual machine to apply these changes.

After going through these above steps you will get all Windows programs with a perfect display of scale ratio 1:1. Minor issues may happen with a quality of fonts in Windows while running with MacBook Pro with Retina Display. See also

However, if you still find issues with your Windows program on your MacBook Pro, then you can dial a toll-free number of a Parallels technical support to have complete support for Windows issues on Mac OS X. Read more at

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