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Windows XP in 8-Bit mode with 8-Bit Icons


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#1 CitrusLime

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Posted 18 August 2011 - 09:16 PM

Hi, this might sound a bit strange, but I have a computer that is only capable of 256 colors and it is running XP. I noticed though that the icons are only being displayed in 16 colors rather than 256 colors. I realize this might not be possible, but does anyone know a way to force XP while in 256 color mode, to use 8-bit icons?

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:17 AM

Is the correct video driver package installed?

Tried uninstalling, then reinstalling the video drivers?

I don't understand your question at all.

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 08:43 AM

The video driver is not the problem, the right one is installed, the computer is not capable to go to 16 bit color.

My issue is the icons. They're all displaying in 16 colors instead of 256 colors, which was why I was wondering if there was some way to force it to use all available while under the 256 color mode.




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