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Need to reverse a graphic change.

by bettyinsweden / March 23, 2010 12:35 AM PDT

I have a Lenova with Vista. A few weeks ago I saw a tip(somewhere) on how to make the pc load faster by lowering the level on graphics. It was a very simple thing and I was sure that I would remember it. Now I want to change it back as some photos are black and white instead of color. And of course this 75 year old brain has stopped working. Does anyone know what I can do?

This was such a simple thing I thought for sure that I would remember.
Thanks
Betty

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Use search.
by white-bread / March 28, 2010 10:35 AM PDT

look for a configuration file dated prior to the change.

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Check the monitor or video card settings under Control Panel
by COGarage / April 23, 2010 12:01 AM PDT

I'm using an HP laptop with Vista so my settings/menus may be different from yours, but you could try looking in the Display Options or Monitor or graphic card controls in your Control Panel folder.

My computer has a Nvidia card and I have a Nvidia Control Panel which allows me to adjust the video color settings. In an XP computer, I remember the settings are in Display Options.

Here are some links to speed-up tips for Vista. If you had followed these tips maybe you could work your way backwards:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/optimize-windows-vista-for-better-performance
http://www.adminspy.com/Windows-Tips/how-to-make-your-computer-pc-faster.html

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Reverse change
by tshirtprinting / April 24, 2010 7:32 PM PDT

I would go into the Control Panel and find the Display option. I this section you should find the option to restore defaults. This should get you back to the original settings.

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Reverse change
by bettyinsweden / April 24, 2010 10:18 PM PDT
In reply to: Reverse change

Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately that laptop died. At least the space bar is dead. If I can get the pc repaired I will work on the information that was sent.
Thank you again

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