How to run Modern apps in Windows 8 on a netbook
If the screen resolution is too low, you will see a message stating the application cannot be started. In this case, you can try to do a trick. Details below.
How it works
As a rule, netbooks use integrated graphics solutions from Intel and graphics driver from Intel contains a hidden setting to enable downscaling. In simple words, it allows you to set a higher screen resolution in Windows. This graphics driver change aspect ratio to fit the screen. However, the image will be slightly blurred, especially on the desktop.
By the way, some users have reported that this method does not work in the other everything is fine. Rather, the performance depends on the chipset.
The changes to the registry
First, start the registry editor. To do this, press Win + R, type regedit and click OK or press Enter on the keyboard.
In the registry editor, press Ctrl + F and search for the setting Display1_DownScalingSupported
You should then see a setting called «Display1_DownScalingSupported» in the right part of the window. Double-click on it and set the value to 1. The parameter is referenced in the registry several times, so press F3 to search again and again change the value to 1 (repeat until until you see a message stating that he no longer found).
If the search parameter given nothing, so this trick on your netbook won’t work. And don’t even try to add it yourself.
The same is done with the parameter Display1_DisableSdvoCrtEdidRead and Display1_EnableDynamicScaling
Restart the computer and open «screen Resolution». Now set the screen resolution to 1024 x 768, which will allow you to run Modern applications.
: How-To Geek