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How To Change To 32-Bit Color

Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:18pm

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Spadamack

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I am running Windows ME, and I cannot figure out how to change to 32-bit color. Could someone please give me a step-by-step guide on how to possibly fix this problem?

I can't use AlamDV2 until I get this problem fixed! Arrggghhh!
Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:29pm

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Brettsta

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start-settings-control panel- display-settings-click color quality-select 32 bit
Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:44pm

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Spadamack

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It only goes up to 24-bit true color. Is there any other way to change it so I can use AlamDV2?
Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:47pm

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averagejoe

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Unfortunatly you will probably have to buy another Video card that supports 32-bit colour. confused

Normally 24-bit cards are onboard, and normally cannot be upgraded to do 32-Bit. Chances are your Motherboard will not have an open AGP slot. But Check anyway. You will probably have to hunt around for a PCI Video adapter that supports 32-bit.

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Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:48pm

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Gibs

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Nope, you'll need a new graphics card that has 32 bit color. I had this same problem before. The Nvidia Geforce 2 cards support it, and are relatively cheap (I bought one for $50).
Posted: Wed, 11th Feb 2004, 11:50pm

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Spadamack

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Where can I buy graphics cards? And how do I install them?
Posted: Thu, 12th Feb 2004, 12:35am

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Gibs

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I bought my pci card at Best Buy, but you can find good deals at www.pricewatch.com

And you can take it to a computer store like Best Buy to have it installed.