Looks like the misconfiguration is very persistent:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-performance/blurry-text-in-windows-8/ed053d17-b525-4e09-bdbc-de91114d975c

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/officeitpro/thread/3434e057-c01b-4570-ade6-51e7e70ab92d