World of Warcraft UI Scaling Issues

Updated: 4 months ago
Article ID: 21673
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Common Problems

  • My mouse cursor is the wrong size.
  • My UI is a different size than it was before.

If you're experiencing issues with the UI in World of Warcraft (for example, blurry text, incorrectly scaled elements, or a mouse cursor that is too big or too small) follow these steps:

  • Check the UI Scale setting in-game:
    1. Open the Game Menu.
    2. Choose the System options and navigate to the Advanced section.
    3. Check the box for UI Scale and adjust the slider.
    4. Click Okay.
  • You may need to change the method the game uses to scale your UI. Make sure World of Warcraft is closed, then do the following:
    1. Navigate to your World of Warcraft\_retail_ installation directory and open the WTF folder.
    2. Open the Config.wtf file with a text editor (Notepad, etc.) and add these lines:
      SET uiScaleMultiplier "1"
      SET cursorSizePreferred "0"
    3. Save your changes and launch the game.

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