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ASCII + Terminal font + Win 10 = Ugly !, help

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On the above pic. of the ASCII table, one can see in a "normal" size, the characters below 32.
I use this chars. to visualize data and comm stuff, and prefer to see it in Terminal, size 9, 400, but in Win 10 looks tiny, forcing me to use a humongous size.

I'd like to see it as I did in WinXP. If anyone knows how to go about it, by tweaking something or installing a replacement font, please let me know.

Thanks

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