Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

more colours please

Posted on 2000-04-12
2
Medium Priority
?
146 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Hi, I recently reformatted the hd on a tiny p11 400mhz machine and now the display setting won't give me more than 16 colours, possible cause could have been the fact that i used an old monitor intending to allow win98 to find the new monitor when resituated, alas the damn machine finds the new monitor which is svga but windoze still assumes the 16 colour mode and refuses to alter either the 16 colour setting or to deviate from 800X600 despite my efforts, i know i've been in this situation before but for the life of me i can't remember the solution, please help
0
Comment
Question by:chartist
  • 2
2 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
yubotsai earned 200 total points
ID: 2709802
The problem is that you haven't installed your video driver yet. About the monitor you just choose "Plug and Play monitor".
0
 

Expert Comment

by:yubotsai
ID: 2709893
The problem is that you haven't installed your video driver yet. About the monitor you just choose "Plug and Play monitor".
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Virtualization software lets you run different versions of Windows, Ubuntu Linux and other versions of Linux all at the same time, rather than running each one directly from your computer's hard drive.
One thing I've always found frustrating is no matter how many times one asks the end users to not save things on their local machines, they do it anyway.  Forget that we don't back up the desktops - only the servers.  Well, let's sneak their data on…
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…
In this video, viewers are given an introduction to using the Windows 10 Snipping Tool, how to quickly locate it when it's needed and also how make it always available with a single click of a mouse button, by pinning it to the Desktop Task Bar. Int…

595 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question