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    Default Two things!

    Firstly, I've lost my 256 settings option. The only options available are 16 & 32 bit.
    Secondly, while trying to solve this problem I discovered the Windows 'Help & Support' is deactivated. How do fix these things?
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    Default Re: Two things!

    Quote Originally Posted by KiwiLinc
    Firstly, I've lost my 256 settings option. The only options available are 16 & 32 bit.
    I do believe that Windows XP does not actually have a 256 colour option in the display settings. You can set a program to run in 256 colour mode by changing compatibility mode settings in the program shortcut.

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    Default Re: Two things!

    Quote Originally Posted by KiwiLinc
    Firstly, I've lost my 256 settings option. The only options available are 16 & 32 bit
    I believe that the 256 colour option is available if your driver supports it. You could try re-installing the graphics card's original driver.

    I wonder why you would want to go back to 256 colours in WinXP though?

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    Default Too late to edit...

    Additional to my post above...

    As an example, I cannot see in Windows' desktop settings menu, any reference to 16 or 256 colours. However, the systray icon for my graphics driver (ASUS) lists dozens of resolution/colour depth settings of which a good number are 256 colour settings. One click and you're in 8 bit heaven - if you really want that.


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    Default Re: Two things!

    What graphics card are you using?

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