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Windows XP

by caddells / November 27, 2004 12:59 AM PST

My start up is in 256 colors. It is supposed to be in True Color. All I have to do is change the settings it is just aggrivating to have to do this every time I turn my machine on. Is there a solutions to this? I am operating a Dell 2400 about a year old.

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Re: Windows XP
by Cetin Denislam / November 27, 2004 2:31 AM PST
In reply to: Windows XP

You are operating a Dell, so did you contact them ?

If yes, what were their response ?

If no, why ?

Launch msconfig and click the Startup Tab. One of those entries could be the cause for changing the resolution at startup. So, you should do a detective work (unchecking the boxes) until you?ll find the culprit.


Good Luck,

Cetin


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,


T. S. Eliot

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Re: Windows XP
by dcrewchief / November 27, 2004 4:03 AM PST
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when you change your resolution and color depth you have to click (apply). when the next window pops up it gives you i think 30 seconds to decide if that is what you want. if you do not click (ok) it will revert to prior setting.

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