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odd question about monitor colour display

by jonorjon / June 24, 2006 2:31 AM PDT

a bit of an odd question for you , i think:

while changing the background colour to my desktop from blue to black, i was told to "please wait" while it changed the colour. as i was waiting, the whole monitor except for the "please wait" box went black and white. you know, i actually kind of liked it. it wouldn't be bad to work in black and white from time to time for a change.

is there a way to get windows to do this?

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It would take a lot of time for in Display
by DarCLew2 / June 24, 2006 2:45 AM PDT

Under Appearance is Advanced to click on, icons would still have color but since your desktop is now black, other items you have to consider is the active and inactive window, will they be white with black letters?? The edge of them will they be white or black?
While you are pondering all the changes, a warning is that you may not get things back to what they look like now. Darrell Lewis

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not quite what i meant...
by jonorjon / June 24, 2006 3:09 AM PDT
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Iannot help you then for it would take a real genius
by DarCLew2 / June 24, 2006 9:45 AM PDT

Provide you with that kind of information and may require major changes to how you WINXP is setup.
Unfortunately, that is out of my league. Darrell Lewis

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Display Firefox
by billzhills / June 30, 2006 1:30 AM PDT

Tools > options > Content > Colors

Uncheck "allow web pages to choose their own colors ...."

In "Text and Background" choose the colors you want by clicking on the color box.

Bill

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re:
by rsgold / June 29, 2006 2:02 AM PDT

The only way I know of to do this is by adjusting your monitor's settings to display no colors.

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Black and white....?
by Papa Echo / June 29, 2006 10:16 PM PDT

The looks more like "grey scale" Perhaps it's the graphics card. Try: Right click desktop for Display Properties> Settings>Advance>Color Management. Select a color profile ? Add another ?

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