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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by CEP, Jul 25, 2006.

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  1. CEP

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    when viewing images (pics especially) in IE every thing is way to dark, I thought my monitor was going out, so I switched to a different one, still the same problem. My desk top will lighten up, but to see pics in my browser I have to capture them in Paint Shop and lighten them. Can anyone tell me how to lighten my display?

    I also accidently deleted my help file along with some other things I apparently need, is there a way to retrieve them?

    thanks in advance for any help........
     
  2. ekim68

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    What is your os?
     
  3. CHR15B

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    What display adapter are you running, does it have its own config software running?
     
  4. CEP

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    I have Windows 98, as for the display adaptor I have no idea.
     
  5. ekim68

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    Right click on your desktop, not on an icon, and go down to properties.
    Go to 'settings' on the upper right of your menu and click it. What does it say in
    the 'colors' section?
     
  6. CEP

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    it says........True Color (32 Bit)
     
  7. ekim68

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    "I also accidently deleted my help file along with some other things I apparently need, is there a way to retrieve them?"

    Do you have the Windows 98 CD? You could retrieve them from it. Or, you may have cab
    files that you could get it from. But, 'True Color (32 Bit)' means your display card is okay.
    You might check to see if IE has options on its display properties. I don't use it so I'm not
    sure. However, there is a freeware photo editor which is a good alternative to opening
    pictures.
    http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4253
     
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