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All Windows  and background blackish in Windows 7

Posted on 2013-01-04
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My kids played around with my WIndows 7 computer and after that everything seems to be blaskish, the background and all applications. The text has turned yellow.

What could this be? How do I reset it?
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Question by:mdoland
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Right click on the Desktop, select Personalize and select a new Theme. That should probably do it.

Please let us know if you think something else has gone wrong.

.... Thinkpads_User
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By the way, make sure your children are using a Standard User account and the User Account Control is set to it very highest setting.

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Thinkpads_User's idea would be my first guess too.

Is this coloring/shading affecting everything in the monitor?  If a VGA cable gets knocked a little loose, you'll end up with a weird shading (missing some color).
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by:nobus
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if the above does not help - do a system restore  to a date it was OK
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@mdoland - Thank you, and I was pleased to help you with this.

.... Thinkpads_User
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