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background with low quality, why?

by Verdug / March 24, 2004 7:41 AM PST

Hi!

Sudently my background image has loose colors and quality, i've changed it to several pictures and hapends with all of them, my screen configuration is 1024x768 16bit. The same happens on ie.

Please help, thank you.

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Re:background with low quality, why? 16bit.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2004 8:07 AM PST

That's 64 thousand colors and will not render photos well.

Bob

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Re:Re:background with low quality, why? 16bit.
by Verdug / March 24, 2004 8:15 AM PST

i've changed to 32bit colors and the quality is the same, i don't know what happends on my computer but before the images are ok.

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The other reason. NetMeeting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2004 9:58 AM PST

Netmeeting used to cause desktops to scale back to less colors and cause posts like yours. Are you running a video chat type program?

Bob

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Re:The other reason. NetMeeting.
by Verdug / March 24, 2004 10:07 AM PST

i'm using msn messenger with a webcam, can this be the problem?

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You betcha.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2004 10:24 AM PST

It's how it can get decent screen sharing. It's by design.

Bob

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