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Computer Boots To 16 Bit


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#1 iDukeHelp

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 07:28 AM

Well, hi again.


For some odd reason, sometimes, my computer boots into 16-bit. And when I go rightclick the background and do the properties thing, there is no 32-bit.

So I have to restart...


Anyone know why?

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#2 OldGrumpyBastard

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 08:56 AM

The choices are 16 bit and 24 bit...There is no 32 bit color scheme...There is an advanced function to set to 256 color scheme for games and the like but it won't affect your desktop.
Does this look like an OldGrumpyBastard or what?

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 09:00 AM

In my display properties, it says Medium (16 bit) and Highest (32 bit).


But when it goes into 16 bit, there is no 32 bit option.

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 10:17 AM

Have you tried uninstalling your video drivers...and then reinstalling same?

Once you set the resolution, it should not revert back to 16-bit as the default. The default should only come into play when doing an initial setup of XP, before video drivers are (possibly) installed.

Your video drivers could be corrupt, in which case uninstalling them and then reinstalling may cure the problem.

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Posted 05 June 2008 - 10:54 AM

It always boots to 32 bit.

32 bit is my default.

Sometimes, it goes into 16 bit at startup, and there is no 32 bit option in display properties.




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