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I have a Radeon HD 6850 and when I push ctrl+shift+f11, it decides to do some really stupid thing and change the colors. Pushing ctrl+shift+f11 does absolutely nothing. Taking a print screen gives me something like this:

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but this isn't even representative of how ridiculous it looks. It looks a little more like this:

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Now, I can fix the resolution and the colors by just changing the colors back, but now my text highlighting appears in cyan:

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and even after trying to reset my display settings again, it's still cyan. Rebooting did nothing, reinstalling my graphics drivers did nothing. Does anyone know what this rather useless "feature" is and how I can fix my text highlighting? Also, how can I disable this functionality?

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When you reinstalled you graphics driver did you use the latest CCC offered by AMD/ATI? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 10 '13 at 17:10
@techie007 Yep. :( –  kevmo314 Oct 10 '13 at 17:11
Have you checked CCC for a profile that may be set to use that hot-key to activate it? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 10 '13 at 17:15
Indeed, no such profiles. I even disabled all hotkeys that I found and still ctrl+shift+f11 "works". –  kevmo314 Oct 10 '13 at 17:16
You might be able to fix your selection color by switching Windows themes and then switching back. –  Oliver Salzburg Oct 10 '13 at 17:16

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I also stumbled upon this problem, and found the solution here: http://formletterwords.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-to-fix-weird-ctrlshiftf11-display.html

Basically, inside Catalyst Control Center, change the desktop resolution of the monitor which has been shrank (I had one go blank because of this) to the normal one. In my case, it also repaired the color depth of all monitors, and the selection color is proper.

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Just change the resolution (by moving the slider) and the Color Quality to 32 bit again in Catalyst Control Center.

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