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Remote Desktop Log in Screen is Black

Posted on 2011-03-22
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any computer i try to access our exchange server via RDP , i conect but cannot see my login  options, i can sign in by guesing where the cursor is and all but it is very anoying and my other collegues cannot get it due to they are not familiar enough with RDP look at example, that is all i see...
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Question by:bootheelbank
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1. Click on Start and select Run.
2. Type in regedit and click OK.
3. Browse to the registry key HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors
4. The values will most likely all be 0's. You need to change them to have the values as per the settings below.

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors]
"ActiveBorder"="212 208 200"
"ActiveTitle"="0 84 227"
"AppWorkSpace"="128 128 128"
"Background"="0 78 152"
"ButtonAlternateFace"="181 181 181"
"ButtonDkShadow"="113 111 100"
"ButtonFace"="236 233 216"
"ButtonHilight"="255 255 255"
"ButtonLight"="241 239 226"
"ButtonShadow"="172 168 153"
"ButtonText"="0 0 0"
"GradientActiveTitle"="61 149 255"
"GradientInactiveTitle"="157 185 235"
"GrayText"="172 168 153"
"Hilight"="49 106 197"
"HilightText"="255 255 255"
"HotTrackingColor"="0 0 128"
"InactiveBorder"="212 208 200"
"InactiveTitle"="122 150 223"
"InactiveTitleText"="216 228 248"
"InfoText"="0 0 0"
"InfoWindow"="255 255 225"
"Menu"="255 255 255"
"MenuText"="0 0 0"
"Scrollbar"="212 208 200"
"TitleText"="255 255 255"
"Window"="255 255 255"
"WindowFrame"="0 0 0"
"WindowText"="0 0 0"
"MenuHilight"="49 106 197"
"MenuBar"="236 233 216"
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by:bootheelbank
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it made a really ugly blue but once i knew where to make the changes i exported the  HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors folder from a diff server that iliked the color scheme on and applied it to the one i needed and it worked perfectly, whichi would say is the easier solution thatn typing in all those changes, but anyhow it did work, Thanks!
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by:bootheelbank
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easy solution to follow just a way easier way he just led me to find it myself
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