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DVD Color Resolution error message

Q: DVD Color Resolution error message

I just got a Samsung LCD, and when I go to play a DVD I'm getting an error message that says "Playback failed due to a problem with the video subsystem. Lowering your screen resolution or color depth may solve the problem."

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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A: DVD Color Resolution error message

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and this one http://player.interactual.com/help/support/articles/0112.asp

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Color ink cartridge was empty so I put the new one in.   The screen said it was printing the "Scan" page but never did.  I turned it off and back on and was told to "Pull out paper tray.  Load plain paper then press ok."  I pressed ok and was told the printer was "Now printing alignment page..."  It did not print anything so I pressed "Cancel".  It would not cancel so I shut it off.  When I turned it back on we went through the same instructions with the same results.  I did get an ERROR CODE OXCA4EB92C3 HW_MICC12 C

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My story:

Computer: Advent D1411 (Refurbished)
Graphics Card: Asus AMD Radeon HD 6670 (Brand new)
Monitor: Samsung 21.5" LED Monitor
OS: Windows 7 64x

Accidently damaged and broke my graphics card Asus AMD Radeon HD 6670, bought a replacement (the exact same card).

Plugged it in expecting everything to pretty much pick up where the old one left off only to find CCC won't start, the resolution is stuck on 1600x1200 when my monitors resolution is 1920x1080 and in general text doesn't look the sharpest.

All games and video seem to work flawlessly but this is seriously winding me up and I feel like smashing the entire computer

I've tried uninstalling all the drivers incase they somehow got damaged and reinstalling them through AMDs latest download and that just didn't work flat out, wouldn't install graphics driver.

Tried using AMD Cleaning utility and that seemed to clean it out and I reinstalled, back to my first problem, resolution capping at 1600x1200 and CCC won't work (See attached picture).

It's annoying me a lot more than it probably should and my frustration is getting the better of me.

Additional notes:

When I had the AMD driver utility finished the resolution could be changed upto crazy what I think is 4:3 resolutions (1944x1480 or something) but no 1920x1080 resolution.
Before I broke the old graphics card everything was working flawlessly, no software changes made between getting the new one until I was trying to fix my problems.

A:Catalyst control center error message and monitor resolution low.

Error message

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Can't get my color resolution display higher than 8??? I don't know what I did but I have no options in my display. can anyone help???

A:color resolution

You possibly need to reinstall your graphics card driver, always worthwhile checking for driver updates first and installing the most up-to-date.

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I got a new video card , its a Geforce mx4000. When I first start my system or open a window my screen resolution resets to 640x480 and the color quality resets to 8 bit. Help

Video card help

A:Resolution and color resets itself

Er, have you installed the driver that came with it on a cd????

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I reformatted my computer, and I noticed that the color was well, bad. so I checked properties to change it and all I have is 640x480 or 800x600 resolution and a max of 16 bit color, I checked the drivers my display was running, and the display driver is Vga and the monitor was at default, I checked hardware manager, added some drivers, no dice. I tried uninstalling the drivers and running hardware manager once again, changed the drivers, nothing, but thats only the display, I dont have access to the Monitor driver. and everytime I do use a different driver, it doesnt work. Please help, as it seems my desktop is lower than than 16bit because everytime I try to install my internet provider, it says I need 16bit and 800x600 resolution, please help, ShadowKirby
EDIT: I am using Windows 2000 service pack 4, if that helps at all

A:Destop Resolution and Color Help

Solved, if other people are having this problem aswell, just install the driver from your graphics cards site and reboot your computer.

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Hi, I recently updates my Windows 98 system to a windows XP using the home edition upgrade. I have a Nvidia GeForce MX 440 Graphics card. My computer will often (and seemingly randomly) start using 4 bit color, making everything look weird. It gives me an error message in the bottom right saying that the color and res. are really low, and to click the bubble to fix it. (If I do nothing happens) It then gives me the option to auto fix in the future, but if i choose yes or no, it wont. So I then go to settings/display, and I can choose 4, 16, 0r 32 bit, and after choosing 32 bit the colors are good again, until I restart it. I'm @ 800x600 pixels and I have installed the newest driver for the video card.

A:Startup in 4 Bit color/resolution

One thing that might help is to uninstall the Nvidia drivers and switch to the standard VGA driver in the lowest color depth the driver will allow, and also in 640x480 mode. Now install the latest Nvidia Detanator driver. This doesn't always work, but does sometimes.

Upgrades from one Windows version to another are often problematic. Usually best to do a clean install (after backing up your important data first, of course.)

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Hi all,

Yesterday I bought a second hand Acer veriton 5500. I re-installed windows Xp, and now My color resolution won't go above 4 bit color. The rsolution was fine before I re-installed windows. I tried going to display settings to fix the problem, but there are no other choices in the drop down menu,eg no 16 bit, 24 bit,or 32 bit to click on, and the slide bar won't move either. Can some please help me.

I had dial up, but after installing windows my new wireless modem arrived, I haven't yet tried on wireless. Not sure if that would make any difference anyway.

Thank you


A:Color resolution problem please help!!!

Reinstall the video driver.

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I have a new PC which originally had XP but is now running 2000 P and when I tried to change the screen resolution it only gives me one choice and the color depth is set only at 16 bit. I have downloaded driver after driver to try to correct the problem. For some reason my monitor isn't being recognized but still functioning. And now my modem has disappeared. Any suggestions on how I can fix the problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Color bit and resolution problems

N.E.I. You say a bunch of things without providing any real information.

What video card do you have?
What modem do you have?
Did your problems start directly AFTER installing 2k?
Or did they start randomly a long time afterword?

Did your modem dissappear after you installed new video drivers? (incorrect video drivers can make other things quit)

It would seem to me your video card must be either
1. Incorrectly installed (drivers or hardware issues)
2. An old video card that simply does not have enough memory to support the color depth and resolution you want.

Can you increase the color depth if you decrease the resolution?

What resolution are you useing?

How much video ram do you have?

There are too many unknowns here for me to give a decent answer...

Post your system specifics and what you did exactly that landed you in this predicament.

Good Luck

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Okay to make it easier i'll state what hardware i'm running first--

Athlon2600+ processor
512mb chip of Pc2700
Crappy TNT2 Video Card

My Windows XP Pro randomly boots in 4-bit color mode and 800x600 resolution.
I try to change in display properties but it doesn't let me change either the color mode or the resolution.

Previously I had no problems even with the TNT2 Vid Card.
My problems started happening when i was creating my own customized XP Login Screen using ChameleonXP.

I had no issue dealing with Boot Editor so i started with ChameleonXP
and i even created Restore Points before i did the full save of the Login Screen so I could go back at anytime.

At first there was no problem and it would show my custom made Boot Screen and Login Screen just wonderful........but the next time I did a Restart Computer to make sure everything was going okay it would give my screen a REALLY BAD resolution to where i could view my Boot Editor Screen fine but with a bad progress bar resolution..When it progressed to my Login Screen the entire thing was so bad i couldn't even see my custom made stuff etc.

So...I logged in anyways and it gave me the little icon in the Taskbar with Windows is set at a low resolution....whether i said fix it for me or dont fix it the problem would stay the same...Also my NVIDIA Manager Icon would not come up at all ALTHOUGH IT WAS CHECKED IN MSCONFIG's Startup (which I am very familiar with)...

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due to other problems I reinstalled Microsoft Office Professional 2007.(I am using Windows XP) Now when I open my computer it opens with a screen resolution of 640x480. I can change it to 1024x768, it then tells me it needs to restart the computer. My computer restarts, but goes back to the same screen resolution of 640x480, how do I get it to stay at 1024x768?

A:Screen resolution and color quality

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Could someone please help me figure out what my problem is on the our computer. I cannot change the color depth and my resolution. Right now it is on 16 bit. The monitor is a Plug and Play and it says adapter is Standard PCI Graphics Adapter VGA. I had an error come up when it said to change to 256 and it said there was no direct draw support. Does this have something to do with this problem? I've tried various different adapters thats in the change hardware in the advanced, still nothing. Here is information on my computer.
Pentium{r}11 Processor
64 MB of Ram
32 bit
Running Windows 98 Second Edition

I would greatly appreciate any help from anyone on this matter. I have been racking my brains for about a week on this problem. It is driving me nuts. Thank you so much.

A:Problem with color depth and resolution

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My games won't play or download. I get error message: Failed to initialize window. Please try running the game again. If that doesn't help, try changing the screen resolution and color depth.

I have tried everything I can to change the resolution and color depth and nothing works. I was playing my games just fine when I accidentally changed something. Now I have uninstalled all my games and when I try to redownload I get the same error message. Please help.

A:Screen Resolution Color Depth

It's terrible you lost your games like that, but I guess I don't understand the issue. You were getting this error before you uninstalled, and now your getting it again, 'just because' you attempt to download them? (Or is it)When you try to instal them?.. When you try to launch them the first time after installing them? Are you using Steam or another download utility?

I'd like to try to help, but I'll need a bit more of a description of the problem.

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I recently had my laptop start to have trouble with the colors. They became grainy and strange looking for a lack of a better term. I have re-installed the most recent driver and checked/ adjusted every possible setting. I know the screen isn't bad because when you first turn it on the BIOS/ start-up screens look fine. Any ideas???

A:Screen color/ resolution problem


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I have reinstalled windows xp and the screen resolution and color quality have been affected. I have tried to increase the resolution from 800x600 but the marker will not slide along and in the color quality the only option is low8 bit .

Anyone have any suggestions in what to do?


A:resolution and color unable to change

Install your video drivers.

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Hello. I am using a SOYO MT-NI-DYLM1996 19" LCD monitor on an NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT graphics card. I am running Windows XP Pro.

The problem:

I was having some trouble with a game, so I decided to update the NVIDIA driver. I did this, restarted, and suddenly I couldn't set the monitor to its native resolution (1440 x 900). I mean that that resolution didn't appear in ether the Windows list or the NVIDIA Control Panel List.

In an attempt to fix this, I added 1440 x 900 as a custom resolution in the NVIDIA control panel and set it there. Then it also appeared in Windows' list. The problem now involves color depth. Setting the resolution at 1440 x 900 caused the color depth to default to 16 bit. Changing the color depth to 32 bit manually also changes the resolution to 1280 x 768 (without noting this in the dialog box) and creates a virtual desktop situation where the mouse scrolls the desktop when I move it to the edge of the screen.

Interestingly, the monitor's automatically detects the resolution and prints it on the OSD. If I set Windows to 1440 x 900, 16 bit, the OSD reads 1440 x 900. If I set Windows to 1440 x 900, 32 bit, the OSD reads 1280 x 768.

I KNOW that my hardware configuration can support 1440 x 900, 32 bit because that's what it was before I updated the NVIDIA driver. The monitor is plug-and-play, has no driver I could update.

Things I have tried:
- Rolled back the NVIDIA driver (currently running the old one).
- Changed Windows resolution t... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Resolution/Color Depth problem

Are you using a VGA or DVI connection? (Blue or White connectors on the monitor cable)

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When I start Outlook, suddenly my monitor switches to a lower resolution, pretty much all the color is gone and gives the window a ?classic? look. Closing Outlook returns everything back to normal again.
What?s happening and how can I prevent this from happening?

More -
Outlook reduces resolution and changes to 8bit color | MSOutlook.info

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Hi everyone. Recently, I've had a computer that has ran windows XP for years. Recently, I switched out my hard drive for a blank one with more space and installed Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit version. Everything installed fine but the screen resolution is too low (640x480). I've tried to change it but it won't allow me too. In addition it does not have any color settings outside of 16bit. I have a standard VGA graphics adapter with an up to date driver. I also completed a windows update for the whole system. What's up with my computer? Why was I able to have a higher resolution on my XP for years and now have such a low one on Vista?

My graphics chip type is Intel(r)845G/845GL/845GE/845GV

If it helps here are my machine's specs:

Operating System new server roles
System Model: Windows Vista Ultimate (build 6000)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States)
Installed: 7/13/2011 12:25:18 AM
Dell Computer Corporation Dimension 2400
System Service Tag: 39X1631 (support for this PC)
Chassis Serial Number: 39X1631
Enclosure Type: Space-saving
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.20 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
Not hyper-threaded
Board: Dell Computer Corp. 0G1548 A00
Bus Clock: 400 megahertz
BIOS: Dell Computer Corporation A00 05/23/2003
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A:My graphics card and resolution/color bit issues

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OK, here's the story. After doing a fresh reinstall of Windows XP Professional, I went to change the screen resolution. The bar wouldn't move, so I figured it's because of the fresh reinstall. So then I installed Service Pack 2, which I needed to get Service Pack 3, which I needed so I could still recieve support for window. After the SP2 install, the color quality was terrible - Upon going back to the Display settings, It's stuck on "Lowest - 4Bit". Even after installing SP3 and installing updates, it's still the same. I tried running dxdiag in Run, but when I go to the Monitor tab, the properties button is greyed out. I installed the latest DirectX, still no luck. How can I fix this?

A:Lowest color quality and resolution won't change

You need to install the correct video driver package...for that system and version of Windows.

System manufacturer and model?

If custom/self-built...motherboard manufacturer and model?


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Hello, this is my first post to this forum, and i am in need of some help. Today I turned on my computer and here it was on the smallest resolution (640 x 480) and the lowest color quality (4 bit). I right clicked and went to properties and tried to change it there, but when i click apply it just goes back to the way it was. I also can't access the NVIDIA Control Panel.

Before i turned on my computer to find it like this, i was updating my video drivers and it required a restart. The next restart it was like this. Could it have been the update? I have an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS. I also defragmented my hard drive, but i don't think that is what caused it.

I hope you guys can help!

Thanks in advance.

A:Help!!! Can't change screen resolution or color quality!

Never mind, i just rolled back the drivers and now its fixed.

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ive got an IBM thinkpad laptop with windows 98 on it. Whenever i try to change the color from 16 colors to 256 colors or 16 bit, when i click apply it says windows needs to restart for the changes to take place, so i click yes and then it goes to like dos and it says windows is restarting... then itll load windows again, the laptop doesnt actually ever turn off or anything. but when i log back on nothing has changed, can someone help?

A:IBM thinkpad laptop wont change color or resolution

Do you have the display drivers installed?

You can also tell it not to restart when changing resolutions/color depth.

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First off, I purchased my computer back in 2004 preloaded with Windows XP Home. Just last week, I got a serious virus on my computer. It disabled system restore, wiped all restore points, disabled windows help, and deleted some important files. I went out and bought a new copy of Windows XP Home SP2. It installed fine at first. But, once I logged on, I realized my color setting and screen resolution were very low. A message popped up on my system tray saying something about screen resolution and color were very low. It asked to
fix it. I clicked ok but nothing happened for about 2 minutes. Then, I went into display settings, and saw the settings were the lowest.

But, the slider for screen resolution was set at 640 x 480. I tried to move it, but it wouldn't move. Also, the drop down list for color quality only had one option, "Lowest (4 bit)". I restarted my computer, but it was the same. I cant change it. On the old copy of Windows, the screen resolution was 1024 x 768, and the color could go up high. I forget the setting though. Also, I did not change my monitor. Does anyone know whats wrong or how to fix it?

Heres some information about my computer:
OS: Windows XP Home Edition. Version 2002. Service Pack 2.
RAM: 504 MB
Processor: Pentium 4 1.80Ghz.
Monitor: 15 in. Flat Screen LCD. Made by Gateway.

My Desktop:
Wont Let Me Change:

simelwill said:

You must install the drivers for your graphics card - find the cd for it or go to their website and downl... Read more

A:Solved: [XP Home] Screen Resolution and Color Problems.

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I recently installed windows xp pro over win 98 and the color quality is horrible. I tried to change in under properties, but I can't change the color quality and it is set on low. I also can't move the screen resolution bar no higher then where it is and everythings to big.

A:Help! I can't change color quality or screen resolution on windows xp pro

You most likely need to update the graphics driver. What is the make / model of your computer? You maybe can find an update at the manufacturers website.

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I just got myself a second monitor and am having issues setting it up. My original monitor is an HP 2311x with a resolution of 1920x1080, and the second monitor I just got is a gateway something-or-other with a resolution of 1920x1200. My graphics card is an ATI 5770. I have the HP monitor's source as DVI off of the graphics card and the gateway as HDMI off the graphics card. When I set both monitors in extended mode to their native resolutions I get this weird color/resolution issue seen in the picture.

When I set them both to 1080p the gateway monitors color turns correct but obviously the resolution is wrong. Any help? Thanks in advance.

A:Dual monitor setup resolution/color issues



Just saw your post and hope you resolved it already. But have you used the Calibrate Color feature?
start > control.exe > display > Calibrate Color
Note: this requires admin priv's.

Are you sure DVI and HDMI are supported simultaneously? On the GeoForce there are issues there and some HP monitors have seen mixed results with that. D-SUB and DVI or D-SUB and HDMI is common.
Clock rates have to independently correlate on each output connection. I would suggest digging into the ATI specs a little more.

Sorry if I am misreading what you mean by "obviously the resolution is wrong".

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Hello -

I am running Windows 2003 Server and have a Philips 190S20/74C monitor.
My monitor was fine and I was able to select 1280 X 1024 32 Color.

I installed Nero 5.5 which screwed up my monitor. I uninstalled it thinking it may automatically revert back to what it was before. It did not.

My computer is "stuck" on color quality Lowest (4bit) and screen resolution 800 by 600 pixels.

I've been all over Philips site and have determined I will never buy a Philips monitor again -- there is nothing on that site to help me fix this problem!!

Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:Unable to change color quality or screen resolution

I doubt it's the monitors fault!! You probably need to remove and reinstall the driver for your graphics card!!!

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My computer was working fine last night until I went to shut it down, then I got some sort of UI logon error and it wouldn't turn off. So I pressed the power button until it turned off. Now my screen is all messed up. I get a pop-up that says my resolution and color depth are set too low, but when I try to readjust it it remains the same. It basically looks like a greyscaled photo negative. However, everything looks fine in safe mode. How do I fix this?

A:Solved: Monitor resolution and color depth issues...

You need to reinstall the video driver for your exact model of video card or on-board adapter, whichever you use.

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I have a weird problem with my computer. Evry day when I run my pc for the first time Windows starts with low screen resolution and 4-bit color depth!? When I restart pc evrything works fine (1024x768, 32-bit colors)!?

All day evrything is ok, but when starting pc for the first time next day the same problem occurs again!?

I uninstalled Microsoft Graphic card driver and installed nVidia (some old version from 2002.) driver for my graphic card and next day evrything was ok and I thought that I solved the problem but the day after that the same problem occured again?

Specifications: Asus TUEP 2M motherboard, 256 Mb RAM, Celeron 800 Mhz, Asus V7100Pro nVidia GeForce2 mx/mx 400, Windows XP Pro SP2, using update antivirus, no other problems on pc.

Thanks and sorry for the bad English.

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Running XP home on a dell computer with intel pentium 4 processor. We were running Yahoo Messenger, Firefox, Zone Alarm, and Glyph when it did this.

My girlfriend was trying to show me something on the settings of the computer, she closed all the windows without saving, (she did not click OK or APPLY) and when she walked away from the computer, the colors suddenly looked very similar to our 20yo MacII. Everything is very large, yet still because of the 4-bit color, very hard to read. I need to return the settings to normal, but when I try to adjust them through the control pannel, there does not appear to be a way to change the settings.

I am concerned we may have a virus, since said girlfriend recently downloaded "Glyph" (a game) from ArcadeTown.com. This game is supposed to be a free trial for an hour. So far it has played for a total of about 16 hours without running out of time. This is suspitious to me.


Update: I restarted the compy, and the problem just magically disappeared. This (http://oca.microsoft.com/en/response.aspx?SGD=0c4aa703-36b5-48bf-893e-fd296898968d&SID=531) was the result of the crash analysis. Anyone know what caused this problem? My Dell is still under warantee, should I complain to Dell about it and request new parts? Is this a software or hardware problem?

A:4-bit Color & 640x480 Screen Resolution, Cannot Change Settings!

Hi fireincarnation, welcome to BC.Don't waste your time complaining to Dell. Since the issue no longer exists there is nothing they can or will do.If this continues to be a problem outside of playing "Glyph", you may want to consider a graphics driver update. Do not get them from MS if you decide to upgrade them.You may also want to check the games preferred color\resolution settings. You may be just out of it's range.This game is supposed to be a free trial for an hour. So far it has played for a total of about 16 hours without running out of time. This is suspitious to me.I downloaded (not installed) and scanned the game setup file using multiple detections and it came up clean.It isn't infected with a virus or trojan. Spyware or Adware is a different story but Arcadetown guarantees none of either.

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Okay, so let's get the hardware out of the way first.

nVidia EVGA GTX 580
16GB Corsair RAM
Asus P8P67 Deluxe (I think? Can find the box if it's a big deal)
Windows 7 Pro, SP1

For displays, I have a Sony Bravia 40' TV running HDMI off of the GPU, and a 32' Zenbo running VGA off of the GPU's DVI.

Onwards to the issue. Both TV's run fine for what they are, but when I decide to do anything that's a full screen application, two things happen every time. First and foremost, I lost dramatic picture quality. Specifically, my color looks all washed out and grainy, as if I'm going from a 32bit to a 16 - and this will persist until . Secondly, my resolutions get warped, resulting in the process I'm running actually being a little bit larger than my display, thus I lose about an inch on all sides. Also, for some games, such as the new Tomb Raider, I get a message saying that Windows Aero has been temporarily disabled to improve performance. This doesn't always pop up, but does so enough during other more graphically intense games (Crysis) to be a point of concern.

Here's the tricky part.

I just tried to screencap this problem, and seemingly it does not exist. That is it say, when I took a screencap of the edges being off, the screencap show they're there. Same with my video quality; the problem doesn't show up on the screencap, despite the fact that I know it's there. I took a before/after picture of... Read more

A:Resolution and Color Issues in Full Screen Applications

Take a photo.

Do you have up to date NVIDIA drivers?

Try it with only one TV connected.

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My Address Bar is decidedly low-resolution (see below):

The controls appear to be in the following interaction (see below):

however, I can't seem to determine the correct item to adjust.
Thanks in advance for any insight you may be able to provide.

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my computer only runs in black and white and 16 color i am not able to change screen resolution either

A:My Pc Only Runs 16 And Black And White Display Cant Change Settings For Resolution Or Color

^ [off topic] you could have given some details
abt your computer , OS and video card sothat
someone would be able to suggest a solution ...

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Just recently whenever I open my Logitech Quickcam application the Screen Resolution and Color Quality changes as if I set everything to safe mode. When I close it I either have to reset the settings myself or they go back to the right settings on their own. I'm really worried about this, is anyone else having this issue or can anyone please help.

Thanks Kei

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I tried to reset color no go. Used restore no go. Message box color permeates the computer plus any internet programs I am using. Example the box right above where I am typing where it says insert special items is half sandstone leaning toward pink.
Actually looking through several places the color seems to be correcting it self, something I have never heard. It is still there but not very strong. At 3PM the drop down menu on Firefox was pink, now it is pale sandstone. If any of you have an idea let me know. This isn't a joke, I have never seen anything like it.

A:Message Box Color

Double-posting about the same issue is not allowed.Please continue in your topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/314054/vista-color-changes/Use the button to reply to one of your topics. Don't make a new topic for the same issue.Thanks, and to Bleeping Computer.

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Recently, I added a 2nd monitor to my desktop. Now whenever I play a game (currently Battlefield 3), the Color Theme message comes up messes with my game. I have to disable the message before I can resume. Anyone can tell me how I can disable this mesasge from coming up ever again?

Here's the pop up message:

Do you want to change the color scheme to improve performance?

Change the color scheme to Windows 7 basic
Keep the current scheme but ask me again if my computer continues to perform slowly
Keep the current color scheme and don't show this messsage again.
I always choose the 3rd optionn but it comes up again later.

A:Windows 7 color scheme message

Change the color to "Windows 7 basic"

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When i close at least one game out (BC2...maybe others too) i sometimes get a mesaage with 3 options. One of them says "keep the current color scheme and don't show this message again". Problem is, it DOES show that message again.....and again and again etc etc. How can i stop it from appearing again, because choosing that option does NOT keep it from coming up again.

Basically what it's about is the desktop config and it's telling me they may be interfering with the game and that maybe i should uncheck certain things like aero peek or other resource hogs so i don't have issues with games. Why it does this when i close the game i don't know, tho it has done it b4 when the game closed down by itself. But i don't care if the config is causing that. I can live with that happening now and then. I can't however live with that [email protected] message any more ! Is there a way to stop it?

A:Keep current color scheme & don't show this message again

Right click on the game application exe> Go to properties> Compatibity> Check the Disable composition option> Click apply

Whenever you start this game, the system will disable the aero theme and turn it back on as soon as you close the game.

A Guy

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I get the pop up message whenever my computer is taxed (running a bunch of programs all compatible with the new graphics) that tells me my computer apears to be running slowly and the color scheme will be changed to win basic. It then changes and stays that way until next reboot...
I would like to turn this off....

A:Color scheme will be changed to Basic message?

Hi Ron,

Please read this thread for more information: The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic


Windows Outreach Team

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I have gotten a surplused Compaq Armada m700 laptop up and running with 98SE. Everything is working properly, except the combo CD/DVD optical drive, when it comes to playing DVDs. IntervideoDVD v 4.10.1998 gives me a message telling me the resolution (1027x768) is too high. Of course, lowering it makes no difference.

Any ideas?



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I have an HP4200 printer. I received an Outlook 2000 message with blue, black and grey fonts. When I see it on the screen, it looks fine, but when I print it, the grey and blue fonts print so tiny it looks like a straight line. I tried to print to an HP5Si, and it printed the same. When I forwarded it to someone with an HP4250 printer, it printed OK. It's not feasible to print to that other printer (it's in another building). Any ideas?

A:Outlook message prints color font in other size

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Dear Expert. 
Lately, One of my user received the following error message everytime he startup the computer after key in the windows password. 
AutoIt Error - Line0 (File "C:\Users\User_Profile\moogais48kc6rf\GoEbRhoiqCWu.FZB")"
I've to navigate to the user_profile folder and i couldn't see the following .FZB file. 
Does anyone encounter this error message before? 

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I am trying to help friend out that just migrated from Outlook Express on Windows XP to Windows Live Mail 2012 on Windows 7 Home Premium x64. She has trouble reading the from and subject lines after the client marks them as read. I am aware of how to change the default font settings for the compose window and it is easy to make the text bigger in the reading pane but I haven't had much luck finding any suggestions on how to adjust the size or color of the text in the message list.

I have already done a few things to make things easier: I have decreased the resolution which makes the text a little bigger; I have set the DPI setting to 150%; I also went in the Windows Color and Appearance Settings in the the control panel and increased the default font size for menus, message boxes, and title bar to 14 hoping those settings might affect the fonts in WLM but no luck. I can drop the resolution a little more(it is currently at 1600x900 on a monitor with a native 1920x1080 resolution) but I am worried that if I drop the resolution too much lower that I may create more problems than I solve.

Are there are any other settings I am missing that would help? Short of using the screen magnifier or dropping the resolution further I am not sure what else I can do to make Windows Live Mail easier to read. The only other alternative I can is to find another mail client where I can adjust that font to be significantly larger. I could do that but that is something I am trying to a... Read more

A:Changing font size and color for message list on Windows Live Mail

Hello and welcome KAugsburger mate in WLM go to > File > Options > Mail > Read > Fonts see pics I don't know if this will work as I have never tried but worth a go.

PS Forgot to add just try the different options in there for fonts and sizes

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I can't remember how I changed the e-mail address color in my received message from a specific sender. I was playing around and changed the color of my received messages from a particular sender. I would like to change other received message. Any idea how I can do this. I have searched on-line, and also the ?help? from Windows Mail.

Any help is appreciated.

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After connecting my new laptop to the my 30" tv with an HDMI cord and then removing it later, the resolution was messed up. I received a notification bubble saying that my resolution was at the recommended settings. I went to my screen resolution settings and the slider said it was at 1366x768 ,which is the max on my computer, but below was a warning saying, "Your resolution is lower than 1200x900. Some items might not fit on your screen". If there is any way I can fix this please let me know.


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When I open a Command Prompt as non-elevated , I receive the following error:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.

If I open a Command Prompt as administrator I receive:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.
The system cannot find message text for message number 0x8 in the message file for System.

This relates to Windows Vista x86 and I am totally stuck!!

A:Vista Command Prompt error - Cannot find message text for message number 0x2350

How are you opening cmd prompt

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Hi, this is my daughters computer  which I have brought to you before, she keeps downloading stuff (minecraft mods etc).  I suspect malware as we are getting  weird boxes appearing on start up, would you please check the logs - thank you
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.13.2
Run by hp at 10:21:07 on 2013-04-04
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.3.1252.44.1033.18.3455.2776 [GMT 1:00]
AV: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
============== Running Processes ================
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\PTHOSTTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
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A:Security error message active desktop recovery message

Hymy name is Daniel and I will be assisting you with your Malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while you are follow my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or Add/ Remove Software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all Logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.I am currently visiting an evening school and working nightshift only which might be evening for you. In this time I am mostly online with my mobile devices and won't be able to reply.    Click > Start > Control Panel > Add / Remove Programs and uninstall the following pr... Read more

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The title says it all, but let me clarify anyway:

1-The problem mostly occurs when running demos you can find at Pouet.net and rarely (but still do happen) in other application/games.

2- After some testing, I'm, fairly sure the problem is due to the GPU memory being used to the max or near the max. So lower resolution, simpler textures and turning off post processing (like MSAA) should help. It should, but it does not always. I suspect Windows 7 to trigger low resources alert much too easily, in fact giving false positive all the time. Like when decompressing large textures and busting the max VRAM cap, even for a faction of a second. If I find my system sluggish, I will take the necessary action, no need for Windows to interrupt me all the time.

3-Yes, I have searched an answer extensively on Google, here, and other forum, for the last hour. Threads from 2009 to 2014.

4- No, none of the provided suggestions worked as NONE of the suggestions precisely addressed the goal of ***eliminating the popup windows completely.***

In conclusion, I'm asking a simple question that can be answered by yes or no: Do you, yes or no, know how to *disable* the Windows 7 message "Do you want to change the color scheme to improve performance"?

If the answer is yes, please give me the detailed procedure and I will be eternally grateful. If the answer is no, sorry to be blunt, but your wild guesses are of no interest to me. Technically, this thread should have 1 reply and... Read more

A:How to disable "Do you want to change the color scheme" message

Don't know if this will be of any help - I have an i7 and a good gfx card, but I have one program that insists on changing the theme. The prog is the screen recording app Camtasia, and it's really annoying to get interrupted 2 mins into a session. My solution was to create a basic theme that I named 'recording' with no aero etc that I switch to before I do any Camtasia stuff.

R-click the desktop and > personalize, then click Windows 7 basic and tweak desktop, colors etc to your liking. R-click this unsaved theme and give it a name. Then when you are doing your 'demos' or whatever, switch to the basic theme first. It's a PITA, but that's what I have to do on my fairly powerful system (o/c i7-2600K, GTX 750Ti 2GB, 8GB RAM).


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