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Is it possible to have different cleartype and color settings in a multimonitor setup in Windows 8?

I just bought a Samsung 24C300HS and I have it connected to a Surface Pro. The color settings are horrible. I used windows' "Calibrate color" to adjust the color and clearType settings and with that ...
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Where are windows command prompt customized colors stored? [duplicate]

I like to customize each of the 16 colors in my windows command prompt, but setting them up manually is a slow and painful process (due to some bugs in the colors tab of Console Windows Properties). ...
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Windows 8/2012 Change Menu and other colors

Is there a way to change the background color of menus in Windows 8 or the highlight color when you roll over a menu? I looked and I can't seem to find a way to do it. Do I need to install something ...
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Changing colour of the close button in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I'd like to change the colour of the red close button in the top right of each window (Windows 8 / 8.1). Presumably there's an RGB code / hex code somewhere in the registry that I could edit?
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1answer
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ConEmu: Importing color schemes

Is there a way to import color schemes into ConEmu from other formats? E.g. there are many color schemes for iTerm 2 -- currently, if I wanted to use the colors from one of them, I'd have to manually ...
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2answers
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How to reset cmd colours

I had configured custom colours for the Git Bash, which runs inside a regular cmd window. Now I want to remove those settings, because I want to use one colour scheme for my entire system. I deleted ...
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Windows Photo Viewer Incorrect Colours with Multiple Displays

I've got a multiple monitor setup and one of the monitors is a IPS 27" Dell I use for colour sensitive work. Windows has a colour profile associated with that monitor. If I open a photo in Photoshop ...
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is it possible to change vim's scrollbar color in windows?

That is by putting some command in .vimrc file ? I cannot find it anywhere, everytime I search I got posts how to hide the scrollbar not how to color it.
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1answer
100 views

Problems with showing right colors

I'm using Corel Draw X6 on Samsung SyncMaster P2370HD. When I open some CDR drawing, colors are not displayed properly on the monitor. E.g. HEX code for white is not #FFF, but #FFFCDB (I've made ...
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1answer
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Flicking of white page when opening a new page in firefox (high constrast mode)

I am using high-contrast mode in Windows 7 x64. All the background opens in black, but just before the page loads, the page is full of white. Can I change it to black instead? On a side note, I also ...
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1answer
118 views

Windows XP's appearance is messed up

For some reason, the appearance of my computer has gone haywire. See picture below. I have not downloaded anything and as you can see: the theme is Windows XP. Help?
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2answers
677 views

How can I switch WIndows 7 to more than 256 colors?

Installed Windows 7 in Virtual Box, and started old (from 1999) game in it. All worked fine, but on exit from game, Windows switched to 256 colors. And it's virtually unusable. Some buttons are black ...
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2answers
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Color detector program

I used to use the program Color Detector. Simply run the program, point the mouse cursor anywhere on the screen, and the color detector window will display the RGB values, HTML hex code, and ...
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1answer
910 views

Ubuntu purple terminal colors in ConEmu

How to set up Unubtu-like terminal colors with purple background? Inspired by this question: Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2. The answer is some tricky, because terminal background is not one ...
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1answer
614 views

How do I change the blinking underline cursor (_) color in Command Prompt?

If I change the screen text color to red, the blinking underline cursor (_) stays white.
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0answers
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How to change ONLY the prompt color of the Windows command-line?

As we all know, Windows command-line have the white-black color scheme. And we could use: COLOR command to change the colors of background and text. But the command above will change the whole ...
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1answer
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Can I customize the color scheme in PowerShell?

For example, I'd like blue to be a little bit lighter, or change red to be a bit more orangeish. Is this possible? I know that I can change the background and foreground colors easily. What about the ...
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0answers
282 views

How can i force all printers in a domain to print black and white?

I want all users in a domain to print only black and white. There are several makes and models of printers. The users shouldn't be able to change back to color printing. There are both local ...
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3answers
668 views

How can I change the color of a BSOD?

I know that its possible to change the Windows boot themes, and logon backgrounds... Is it Possible to make an orange BSOD (or a OSOD)? I'm trying to prank one of my friends, and I though this would ...
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1answer
210 views

Why is everything blue?

Okay, I think a screen shot can best explain this. It happens on everything. Seemly toolbars in any application really. Mostly Microsoft ;). any solutions on how to fix this would be great. Its ...
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1answer
81 views

Why isn't Internet Explorer respecting any stylesheets?

This question is not about my own computer, but a shared computer that I sometimes manage. It seems one of the users changed some setting so now every webpage you visit looks just plain wrong. I've ...
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1answer
237 views

Windows 1.0 menu

Could anyone tell me what was the last menu point under Control Panel/ Preferences/ Screen Colors in Windows 1.0? It should be right under the following: Title Bar Text, Window Frame, Menu Bar, Menu ...
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1answer
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Is there a version of solarized color scheme for notepad++

I've recently switched my Eclipse to Solarized colors. I would like to do the same thing for Notepad++. How can I achieve that ? UPDATE 1 The Eclipse configuration I use is Solarized-like.
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3answers
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Best way to pick a color from an Image

What is the best possible way to pick a color from the image ? What I need is that, when I move the cursor to any particular point in the image, Hex code of the color at the cursor should be ...
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0answers
652 views

How to change Windows 7 Aero Desktop Icon Text Color

The default icons are white on blue. Since I am older with vision issues I find a pale green or yellow with black text easiest to read and see. We were developed on a yellow-green planet! I would ...
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1answer
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Color-Tag Files in Windows (7) like on Mac

Hey, on a Mac you can right-click on a file/folder to give it a color which is then displayed in the Finder (the Mac-Explorer) behind the label of the file. Is there a Tool to get this done on ...
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2answers
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How to achieve inverted color in Windows 7 (like Compiz Negative)?

How can I achieve Compiz Negative effect in Windows 7? Screenshot showing what Compiz Negative effect is like Alt+Shift+PrtSc (High Contrast) doesn't cut it. Compiz Negative inverts color on every ...
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1answer
722 views

Better color depth using Terminal Services from a high res client

I've got myself a new screen running a resolution of 2560 x 1440. When I start a Remote Desktop Connection I set the Display configuration to "Full screen" and the Color depth to 24 bit. But once ...
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Is there a way to make Windows Vista command prompt run in 256 colors so I can use my VIM color theme in it?

Is there a way to make Windows Vista command prompt run in 256 colors so I can use VIM and a 256 color theme in it?
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Reset colors on Windows command line (cmd)

I often run commands in cmd.exe that have pretty colors in their output, which is great. Unfortunately, sometimes they die in the middle, or I have to kill them, and then the console window itself ...
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6answers
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How to make my display Grayscale?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop monitor to the point that it is almost grayscale. That's the goal. Intel and Asus don't have an answer. Asus Splendid and the intel graphics control panel ...
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1answer
232 views

Get image pixels of prescribed color

I have an image (PNG or JPG) inside which there is at least one pixel of a certain RGB color I know in advance. I want to find the pixel(s) of that color For example, I may have image.jpg, inside ...
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2answers
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Selecting a Color Selector

I'm looking for a nice full featured color selector program, i currently use Color Cop but i feel its missing some features (mainly a nice interface for selecting a color from a spectrum). Does anyone ...
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2answers
195 views

How do I change the color of this area of my Windows 7 windows?

I see this color everywhere in my Windows applications. I can't find anywhere that I set a color that is this disjointed with the rest of the color scheme (which is gray, not blue). How do I change ...
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2answers
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Switch to Monochrome

Is it possible to switch the display mode under Windows to monochrome somehow? You know, like when you select 'Turn off' in Windows XP and it makes it all grayed out - so I need this but for life.
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4answers
591 views

Why does my Windows Vista machine keep switching color schemes?

I am using Windows Vista 32-bit. Very often, if I open a folder that contains some .mp4 files (sometimes this does happen other times also), my color theme changes to Vista Basic and this message is ...
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1answer
482 views

Color correcting software for Windows (system-wide, software-based color calibration?)

Are there any system-wide, manual color correcting/calibrating programs for Windows? Software that allows you to adjust colors with more control and precision than you get with most ATI/NVIDIA ...
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Invert display colors

Is it possible to invert display colors on Windows like Macs can? I have nVidia GeForce 6200 graphics card and 17" Samsung SyncMaster display.