Change Display setting to 256 colors

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Eric, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Eric

    Eric Guest

    How do I change the display settings to 256 Colors in MS Vista?

    The only options give under the display settings are 16bit and 32 bit.

    I am trying to install a game for my daughter.

    Thank You
     
    Eric, Aug 8, 2007
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  2. Eric

    Andy [YaYa] Guest

    might post this in microsoft.public.windows.vista.games too, but which game
    are you trying to install?

    Vista disables 256 color mode by default, but if you right-click on the
    install file, select properties, then the Compatibility Tab there should be
    an option to run in 256 color mode, though I don't know of many games where
    setting your system to 256 color mode will fix the installation program.

    Good luck,
    Andy.
     
    Andy [YaYa], Aug 8, 2007
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    Eric Guest

    It was a disney game. Your suggestion worked. Thanks!!
     
    Eric, Aug 8, 2007
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