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I'm in the middle of designing a website (my 1st attempt) and was making some small changes to a plugin on my index.PHP in order to create a Full-browser Image.

It didn't work, but having also changed my

 #menu background-color

on CSS page from white (Hex #fff or RGB 255;255;255) to light grey (#f7f7f7 or 247;247;247) somehow the background color on my Windows Word, Notepad, My Docs, Explorer and Mozilla browser also changed to the same grey.

I have since reversed the HTML changes without success and Display

Properties >> Appearance >> Advanced >> Window

is set to white so I’m thinking a file on XP dealing with backgrounds needs to be reset back to the default white. If so I’d be able to escape from this horrible grey haze.

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Editting PHP css styles will not have anything to do with windows styles. I do several websites on several computers.. never happened to me. Its very odd. Do you have a screenshot or something. Maybe you set the page as an active desktop page or something. Try to set a background and see if that works.. –  ppumkin Jan 19 '12 at 15:28
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Have you tried to fix this by rebooting? –  user114391 Jan 19 '12 at 16:11
    
I've emptied the cache on my FTP but no change. In Photoshop white backgrounds appear 255;255;255, but on all other programs that were once white appear as 247;247;247 - I have a sreenshot to show you but couldn't upload because I need 10 reputation points. –  Steveo Jan 19 '12 at 16:28

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