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Black &White to colour

Question: Black &White to colour

Is there any software available which transforms old colour photo's into colour.Cheers

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Preferred Solution: Black &White to colour

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Answer: Black &White to colour

do you mean black n white to colour?

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Answer:TV out black & white or colour twitchy

Alright all! Was having problems playing certain dvd's on player (using power dvd 3.0)error code: fd41436. Had old drivers for geforce 2mx 400, got told to try different drivers. Have tried said drivers, still no joy, B&W with ntsc, colour with pal-i but the t.v. screen twitches. Got f***ed off after about 5 hours, trying different drivers. Re-installed old drivers but they now have the same problem!!! Can anybody help? Am tearing out wot little hair i have. simon

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Does anyone know where I can find software to convert an old black and white photo to colour

Answer:CONVERT BLACK AND WHITE TO COLOUR

click here+

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is it possible to make old black and white pictures colour?
 

Answer:black and white pics to colour?..can it be done

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How can I change a b/w photo scan into colour?
Can someone advise a free image editing program that will do this if possible?
Thanks,OS is
Windows 7 64bit

Answer:black and white to colour photo

Nice tutorial looks good just need a free program that will do the same

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i am new to this and need to change a picture i have been sent into black and white.has anybody any ideas (idiots terms pls) on what i need to download to do this or if i have it already on my pc.. i am running xp home on broadband .. thankyou in advance for your help guys

Answer:how to change a colour picture to black and white

Download Irfanview click here if you don't have another graphics package. Open the picture in Irfanview and go to Image > Convert to Greyscale. Other packages will have a similar function, carlinglover.

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Hi,
I bought a Qosmio G20-109 in France one week ago.
It works perfectly except the TV.
When I launch the Tv set, the first channel is in white and black.
If I change the channel, the next ones are in colours.
The drivers are ok;

Have you an idea to fix this problem ?

Thanks a lot;

CoolChris

Answer:Qosmio G20-109: First tv channel in white and black, then in colour

Hi Chris

Your problem is one country specific problem. It is not easy to say what the problem can be. The only thing that I can suggest you is Manual Channel Programming. Maybe you will able on this way to find a exact frequency of this channel.

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My black and white prints have a magenta colour cast. I am using a Canon Pixma iP2600. Any ideas on how to cure this please?

Answer:Black and white prints have colour cast

Chances are that the printer is also using the colour cartridge to create Black. Either remove or disable the colour cartridge when printing B&W prints.

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Hi,

so the printer settings are set to black and white on the server, the PC and on Adobe but when I try to print PDFs they still come off in colour!! What else could be set to do this? Thanks.

Answer:PDFs printing in colour even when black and white is specified

Hi lolalou, try PDF Creator

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Hello,
this is my first post and I hope I am posting in the correct area.

I have been looking for an answer to this and am still stuck after a couple of days.

I have pc with windows 7 home premium 64 bit and an LG flatron E1940S monitor, I am just moving on to this pc and intend to use photoshop on it.
The problem is that moving my images from my xp system, the colours are not right. Black and white shows as sepia as an example, and there seems to be a brownishness to everything.

I have tried adjusting the monitor.
I have looked at the colour management in windows and set to srgb.
I have tried windows calibration and there was a slight difference but not a good enough correction to replace the original settings.
i have installed the updates for the nvidia.

Any help appreciated please?

The monitor did not come as a bundle but was purchased with the pc and I just had to plug it in, I don't know if I need (nor where they are to be found) a driver/colour profile for that.

thanks for any help
Lisa

Answer:colour management black and white is sepia

Are you using a VGA cable? It might have a loose connection ...

Try resetting your monitor to factory settings. Check if the "temperature setting" is around 6500K, this is supposed to be the correct one (this should be set in NVidia Control Panel).

Hope this helps!

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I have a logo which is a black image on a white backgound. I want to add this image to my website (being developed in Serif Webplus 7) I want to change the white background so that either the background is the same as the block it is alongside or remove the background or make it transparent.

Answer:Changing background colour of a black & white image

You need an image editing program which can select either the black image or the back ground and make the background transparent. I use Serif Photoplus.

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Hi,

I was just wondering if the web camera on the Satellite C660/C660D is colour or black and white?
If its colour, how do I change it to colour?

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite C660/C660D - Webcam colour or black and white?

Hi

Of course it?s color cam.
It?s a common webcam? Do you have just black/white webcam picture?
In your case I recommend checking the webcam software options.
Start the Camera Assistant software and in the Properties you could find the option called ?Backlight Compensation?. Check this option.
Furthermore in the ?Image? tab you will find some controls like: brightness, gamma, hue, saturation and sharpness. Play around with these settings.

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My default printer is colour, but the default preferences set it to black and white.  I've changed the default to colour on my Win7 Professional 64 bit PC, things print in colour from Word, Outlook, Adobe etc.  When I open photos in Photo Viewer,
they look fine until you go to print, the print preview is b&w and the print comes out b&w.  If you look at the print prefs through Photo Viewer, it says b&w, even though if you go through Devices and Printers it says colour.
I'm in a corporate environment, this printer is hosted on a print server.  All laptops are seeing this problem, running FixIt is not an option.
Any ideas?
Thanks.

Answer:Photo Viewer prints black and white, print preferences are colour

Please remove the printer from Devices and Printers . Then follow the steps below to install the printer again.
Forum FAQ:How to manually add a printer with shipped driver
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprohardware/thread/2c055ac8-b79e-4f30-a53d-798e69ed8d2f/Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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Hi

can anyone give me some advice please?

I’ve got a problem with my printer as soon as it runs out of one colour it will not print anymore, this is fine however all I want to do these days is print black ink only, im not interested in colour printing or photo printing.

Initially I bought the printer for photos colour etc and I do like the printer and it prints good quality documents and quite fast, but I only need black and white for 99% of my needs.

Its there a way to configure it to use the black cartridge only and to ignore the other cartridges?

I have changed the setting in the printer software to print greyscale only but, it’s still the same, as soon as one colour goes the printer fails to print and tells me to change colour cartridges.

I would be happy if the only cartridge I ever have to change is the black one.

Im working with Vista.

Ive searched the net to try and find a solution but getting nowhere, Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

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Can anyone suggest a way to get the Microsoft Solitaire Collection colours back. Yesterday, all colour went and the cards just showed in yellow on a black ground. Asked Microsoft, but no help given. Am I the only person with this problem, or has someone
solved it?
Updated drivers for  Nvidia Graphics card.  Reset the Collection under 'Features' in Settings.
Nothing works yet.  Any ideas, anybody?

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Hi Allhope someone more knowledgable can advise - I recently purchased a Lexmark x500n multifunction colour laser printer - I had a big black print job to do excel and word - 2000 pages - i was shocked to see that - ok the black starter cartridge of 2500 pages was nearly empty- fair enough - but all three colour cartridges (1500 page size) were nearly all empty too - I hadn't done any colour printing but when i contacted the manuf they advised that the printer uses colour also to print black!! - it's getting returned to them - but do do all colour lasers do this - obviously this quadruples the costs of printing and has put my costing out of the window!! - any advice would be great - it's a network colour printer, with copier and scanner that I need - a fax would be great but not essential.thanks in advanceTrifly

Answer:COLOUR LASER - PRINTING BLACK USING COLOUR!!

That would pee me off no end. How in God's name can it use colour to create black when there's a black cartridge in there? A cheapo mono laser seems to be your ideal tool. I know nothing about colour laser printers, but is there an option anywhere in the settings to print using only the black cartridge? Does the printer still work if you take out the colour cartridge while printing only black text documents?

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On any website that I visit; all backgrounds are black and all text is white. How can I reverse this? Also, I am a stamp collector. When I visit Linns Stamp News all the web addresses are blacked out. How do I keep that from happening? While I'm at it my computer has slowed down considerably. I run Microsoft Essentials weekly, but it tells me that all is secure.
Thank you, sincerely, Kleon24
 

Answer:White to black background, white text to black

I think you can go to tools>options>colors and tick "Use windows colors".
 

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Hi Everyone,

I recently brought photoshop and am really eager to start playing around with it. However I have this very unusual problem.

It seems that there is no white?! I mean to say, if I open up a new image, the background is more of a pink colour. Additionally, I open up other jpegs, bmps etc and these too become distorted by this pink colour. I have been to the colour properties tab and everything and it's as if pink has become white for some reason?!

I know that whilst installing there were some questions asked in regards to image properties and colours but I can't really remember what it said as I wasn't paying attention.

Is there a quick fix to this problem? I don't have any fancy image cards but I am sure that's not the problem.

Any advice greatly appreciated - thanks.
 

Answer:Photoshop - Can't get the colour White?!!

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Is there an easy way to just change the file explorer background colour from white to another colour (light grey) with Win 10?

I don't want to change to a different theme etc such as high contrast etc...I just want to change the background colour of the main file explorer window.

Thanks
Ray

Answer:How do i change File Explorer Background Colour from White

In the customisation section of the forum you will find Qttabbar by Quizo lets you do this - and adds tabs too. Free. Any colour you want.

To colour other areas, you need a minor reg hack.

How to change FileExplorer(windows explorer)background to Grey - Windows 10 Forums
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Hello, Yesterday i bought lenovo g780 laptop. This is very good laptop- im very glad to have that computer. All is great without one thing... screen colour.  i compared g780 screen with sony vaio vpc, dell 15r, samsung r540 and lenovo y550. white colour on g780 looks very yellowish then. on the rest of laptops looks "clean white". maybe i have defective display in my laptop ? or maybe my colour perception failed ? please help me !

Answer:LENOVO G780 - yellowish white colour on display

please help me &!!

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Is there an easy way to just change the file explorer background colour from white to another colour (light grey) with Win 10?

I don't want to change to a different theme etc such as high contrast etc...I just want to change the background colour of the main file explorer window.

Thanks
Ray

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 Like a title, please help me how to fix it. Thank you so much :(

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On a Windows 2000 desktop, all of the shortcuts (have the little arrow in their corners) have grey shortcut boxes with black arrows rather than the white box with black arrows like is normal. The icons themselves are fine, its the Shortcut part that is wrong.

At boot up the Windows logo has a lot of horizontal lines in the image; the Windows 2000 image on the side of the Start menu also has a lot of lines in it.

Spybot removed 32 items which fixed some of the issues (like the covered min/max/close buttons which we had) but not everything. Has anyone seen these issues? Any fix ideas? I'll run HiJack This next time I connect but I'd like a few more options to try before spending time on this issue...
 

Answer:W2k: Shortcuts are grey-and-black not white-and-black; Windows logos corrupted

For your shortcuts, try this:

Start>>Run. In Run type "assoc.lnk=lnkfile" (without the quotes), clikc OK
 

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Bit of a long story but here I go.

I have 2 Radeon 6950 with the crossfire thing set up, it's been working well for over 2 years.

Over the last few weeks I've been having issues, mostly while watching videos (usually HD and/or full screen). The video will freeze, the audio will loop, then eventually the screen goes black and I get an error message saying "Display driver has stopped working and has recovered".
Sometimes it didn't recover and I have to turn the computer off.

What's now happening is it will freeze at the windows start up. Then after resetting I will get to windows in very very low resolution and in black and white.

So I 're-seated' the cards. I couldn't notice any obvious damage to it except the fans were very dusty so I cleaned them.
Boot it up and I still get the black and white.
I checked the device manager and it said one of the cards was having problems, I uninstalled both drivers from that menu (not quite sure if I should have done this) and for whatever reason it's now working.

However it now seems one of my cards is not being recognised. Only one display adapter is shown in the device manager and AMD catalyst only recognises one card too.

What's the best course of action to determine what's wrong with what card (still not quite sure which one it is).

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
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HI,

i have just noticed that the colour red has gone from eveything and has gone black instead?!!!

IS this a hardware problem i have no idea???
 

Answer:Colour Red gone to black :?

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Now before I say anything else, I /do/ know how to use the Registry Editor and control color command, but I have the same problem with both of them. I try setting them to black and it just reverts to blue. I'll show you the best I can with screenshots, but it might seem fake- Trust me, it's not. Windows is automatically doing this when I choose the colour black.

With SpecialColor:

With control color:

Answer:I can't set a black custom colour.

In Settings, Colours, do you have 'Automatically pick an accent colour.. ' off?

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Now before I say anything else, I /do/ know how to use the Registry Editor and control color command, but I have the same problem with both of them. I try setting them to black and it just reverts to blue. I'll show you the best I can with screenshots, but it might seem fake- Trust me, it's not. Windows is automatically doing this when I choose the colour black.

With SpecialColor:

With control color:

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I have an HP Photosmart printer C6180 "All in one". It is a very good printer but uses the five separate colour cartridges at an alarming rate. The first job I did (With all cartridges therefore full)was to print a 250 page book in black, but I found that although the black cartridge coped well, the book had also used up half the yellow cartridge! Does anyone know why this is and what has the yellow cartridge to do with printing in black?

Answer:Why does black printing need colour?

Best ask Printer Manufacturers, I think it's so they sell more ink. If they have a full Black cart then it should use it not mix ink to create a dirty brown

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I've got a temporary problem because black is not printing on my printer - I can change the FONT colour in a table, but the table itself remains black, so it doesn't show when I print it - how can I change the table colour?

Answer:draw table in a colour, not in black

Right click the table-select borders and shading-ensure 'all' is selected and on the right you will see colour-choose suitable colour and line width-click OK.G

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Is it possible to do??? I tried it with another program but it kinda turned xp into a fake vista...

All I want is the tool bar to be black with the windows " start" not the visa logo.

Can anyone help me?

Answer:changing the colour of the toolbar to black???

You can turn it to grey without the use of third party software, or green, but anything will required third party software.

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My laptop is all black plastic but it is starting to go grey (loosing its colour) is there anything i can do to make it better.thanks 4 any help

Answer:Black Laptop loosing colour

Probably the strangest request I have seen here! Use some liquid boot polish.

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I am producing a document for publication with many hundreds of images on Pagemaker 6.5.I will probably need to print in mono initially and maybe in full colour some years hence.Can this be done without having to rescan all the images again (and without loss of image quality (These will be 300dpi tiffs or jpegs)

Answer:black andwhite publication and/or colour?

would suggest either saving it for later or print colour version now for future ref?johnny.

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My desktop background color is light blue, but when I hover over to any desktop icon the said icon color turns to black.What's more annoying is that when I open the icon, the background color of the page thus opened is also black.I am on Windows 10.Is there a simple and straightforward method to solve this problem, please?Many thanks in advance  for your patience and help.Guzeppi

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hi, is there some program (preferably free) that can take a colored image (cartoon) with a black outline and remove the color to leave just the outline?
 

Answer:Solved: colour to black outline

Use Irfanview, you'll need all the plugins

Image/Effects/Edge Detection

Then Image/Negative

PP
 

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Went to change settings in PC settings and have suddenly lost all colour and lo definition text. Only way I can see is to hover mouse over the text to highlight it. Also I seem to have lost the animations in my Accuweather app. Pic is shown below, anybody have any ideas on how to repair this?

Answer:PC Settings has lost colour and now has a black background

Also forgot to mention, have tried system restore, reinstalling graphics driver, creating a new user profile and sfc /scannow. But to no avail, something has been deleted or corrupted I guess. Most other Metro apps work fine and 3D games play fine so I doubt it is graphics card related.

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Hi
Are the screws that hold the bottom plastic casing in place on a new, black acer ES1-131, usually black, silver or another colour?
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HiA colleagues Epsom 600 has suddenly stopped printing blav text or anything. Okay if request same text in colour.have replced cartridge but no joy.Any suggestions?

Answer:epsom 600 colour printer will not print black

Have you tried going through the cleaning process? sounds very much like a blocked head. Have had similar problems and have cleared the problem using the Epson head cleaning utility. If this doesn't work it would be worth purchasing a head cleaning cartridge to clean/flush the system.

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I have an epson printer with a faulty black cartridge head and therefore it wont print any black - only colour.Can I fool the printer by telling windows to print all text in brown or some other colour as a default, even if its being displayed in black on the screen.

Answer:Can I tell windows to print black text in colour

I think the answer is "no". But, of course, you can probably change the font colour in Word or whatever software the document is being printed from. But that will require trial and error -- you'll have to specify colours which don't have any black mixed in them.

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I have a Brother DCP-115C printer with blurry print when using black ink but not when using coloured ink. Somehow the text on the test print document comes out ok in black, and the alignment test print looks correct too. When I print from Microsoft Word, (or notepad), it comes out blurry.

This is a problem that has just started happening after the printer has been working fine for a good six months. I've replaced the black ink cartridge with a new Brother branded cartridge to see if that made any difference but it didn't. I've been through cleaning and test print and alignment many times. I can't find anything in the firmware that I haven't tried. I've searched the internet and manufacturer's site to no avail.

See attached screen shots, (bear in mind these are scanned images so even the print I'm saying looks ok in real life actually looks pretty bad on the scanned image).

Please help, this is very frustrating!
 

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Can anyone help with this small but annoying problem. Recently, the font on the name of some files on my computer have changed colour from black to blue. Don't know why! I probably did something, but I don't know what I did, so I can't reverse it. Not all file names have changed colour. In My Music folder some of the mp3 files names (Font) have changed to blue while others are black..........weird!! Can you help me change it back to the (boring) black?ThanksHarry

Answer:File Name Colour Change From Black To Blue?

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The LCD of my thinkpad W520 suddenly started showing blues instead of all the blacks. Also all the rest of the colours are a bit pale. Even at the initial startup bios screen, the background is blue instead of black. I've already checked with the Display drivers, nothing wrong there. It was just spontanious... Please help, its very annoying

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Hi all, around xmas time I bought a new Epson 830 printer.I have been very pleased with the quality of photo's and all other printing. I now find that, when my colour cartridge has run out, it will not print plain black text, and when i click on print, it only comes up with a window telling me to replace my colour cartridge.I have been into settings, and changed them to print black ink only, but with just the same results.Has anyone else had this problem, or can anyone tell me how to sort it.Thanx in anticipation. Joe.

Answer:Epson 830 black text without colour cartridge.

HiI have had the same problem with Epsons before. The only way round is to replace the colour cartridge. Although you only want to print in Black Epson will not let you print if either cartridge is empty.

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Some information text on internet pages is in very light colours which are difficult to read when printed.Can the Stylus R220 be set to print black only - my old 890 could but I can't find a suitable command on the 220.

Answer:Set Epson Colour Stylus R220 to black only?

I've not used the Epson R220 myself, but taken from a previous posting on this site (in 2006) You have to select Advanced Settings and tick the "Greyscale" checkbox for printing in black ink only. Hope this helps.

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Hello there. I have a problem here.. Why my Windows Photo Viewer not showing proper colour for the wallpaper. But when I view it by using Paint, it displays its original colour (Pure Black). This problem also appears when I am using Photoshop, it does not display its proper colour. You can see the image below.



Thank you for any help

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i have tried 3 epson printers but the problem is the same it prints all colour but no black. i have also changed the lead to it but with no luck. i have put in a new black cartridge in also. please can you help. tp

Answer:epson printer prints colour but not black

Hi. I'm no expert at this but when I have had a problem with my Epson printer I have uninstalled it and reinstalled it and it has seemed to clear any of my problems

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Hi!

I trying to run the old game Black&White on my Macbook in Bootcamp mode.
Running WinXP SP2. During boot-up of the game it just turns into a black screen and the white windows pointer show up.

Anybody knows about this problem? I would highly appreciate if someone could help me with this one.

Thanks!

Berra
 

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Does AMOLED screen really turn off pixels when the colour is black?

Answer:Does AMOLED screen really turn off pixels when the colour is black?

Originally Posted by KKVinayKumar Does AMOLED screen really turn off pixels when the colour is black? Sure. That's the way AMOLED works on phones screen and tvs (see online datasheets and Wiki)
You can see that in dark room putting side by side a switched down e.g. 550 and 650 and turning them on togheter.
You'll see the Microsoft sign and then the Windows logo in a dark light blowing background in 550, but popping out brightly on a completely blacked off screen on 650 (I own one)

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Epson colour stylus 760 quit printing in black after installing new (compatible) cartridge.Have tried all combinations of print head cleaning except application of cleaning fluid.Has anyone else had this problem?I've been successfully using compatible cartridges for nearly 3 years without problems.Epson will not help because I'm not using their cartridges, for well known reasons.

Answer:colour inkjet printer wont print black

They should be fit for the purpose they were sold for. Contact them would be the first thing to do. If that doesn't bear fruit, just buy from more from someone else. Westlake's (click here) compatibles were fine for me, and they replaced a faulty cartridge promptly. Choice Stationery are often recommended for Epson compatibles.

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my laptop just expired waranty , and recently the laptop is giving problem . there is a black colour line across the screen of the laptop horizontally.  I just want to know how do I clear the line or how should I do.My waranty just passed, November 17th 2016 , so I would be appreciated if HP can offer a special price or half price for a new unit. it's so unworthy when then laptop face problem just after the warranty period. I believe may user is having problems immediately after warranty. wonder is it the way sould be , immediately after warranty the problem will arise? I need some one to help me out here the problem of the black line immediately. i have already chat support from miss Arintha and miss surenthi, My case No is 3035156651, need respond immediatly  

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Hello,

i use Toshiba L300-256 model laptop and my web cam was working before some months and today i opened it and it seems to be stopped working.

Its CHICONY USB 2.0 webcam

At first it shows that "some application prevent its working". So i uninstalled all newly installed programs. Then also my webcam didnt work. So i unistalled the driver and installed it again from the driver file downloaded from here. Then also my problem didnt fixed. It just show dark background in the place where image will come while capturing.

Camera blue light is appearing but there isnt any picture coming, eventhough i am in a bright lighted room.

Please help me to fix this issue.

Thanks

Answer:Satellite L300-256 - web cam isn't working - Just show Black Colour.

It is not easy to say what the problem is but try please to set all settings to default option and check functionality again.

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Before I had Win 10 it seemed to be easy to change tab/frame colours, what do I do now,or am I missing something simple ??

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Hi all. I can't seem to find how to have a straight black desktop background. The closest is a medium grey. I just want a straight black if possible... Can you please point me in the right direction?

Thanks

Answer:plain black desktop solid colour wallpaper

Right click on the desktop and choose "Personalize".

Then change the "Background" dropdown from "Picture" to "Color". The default is black. However, don't change the color if you want to keep black, there isn't any way to get back to black (the best you can get is a dark grey.

The only way I know of to get around this is to edit it in the registry manually:

HKCU\Control Panel\Colors\Background

Change the colors "0, 0, 0", then you have to log off and log back on.

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I have a 5 year old Satelite A200.

The laptop works fine when using battery power,when the AC power lead is plugged in the computer freezes sometimes displaying a partial coloured screen or black screen. I have tried using my sons AC lead (also Toshiba) and same problem appears.
Any help would be greatly appreciated-very frustrating.

Regards Dave.

Answer:Satellite A200 - with power plugged in screen goes black or partial colour

It is not easy to help with issues that happen ?sometimes?.
Have you done anything about that? Something like testing it with clean preinstalled OS?

On this virtual way it is not easy to say what the problem can be. It can be caused by software but also hardware can be responsible for this.
In my opinion you should back up all your data and install original Vista again and test it with ?factory settings?.

If the problem occurs again thee must be some hardware problem.

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Answer:Half black, half white screen with picture of 3 black leaves...

Hello @rpickard, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the display issue, and wanted to help!  I understand that you believe the screen may be cracked. You can try performing a Hard Reset.  However, based on the information that you provided, the screen is likely damaged.  You can try reviewing the following document to verify, and for additional options: HP Notebook PCs - Diagnosing a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) for Damage Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi support technicians and assistants. 1 month ago 2 gray dots just appeared suddenly on my UHD display on the Lenovo Y50-70. Those can be seen only on black background. The dots are 3 mm long and 2 mm wide and the other one it's smaller. What can I do to fix those? They are very disturbing when I do something on black background! Thank you. If needed I can send pictures.













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Answer:Lenovo Y50-70 UHD display - Gray dots on black background colour just appeared suddenly

hi RomulusDaniel,
 
From your description, it looks like you have a stuck pixel. Try to use a software like jscreenfix to fix it. Other methods requires you to put a pressure on the LCD screen (like in this wiki article).
 
If you have a 3mm, 2mm, and a smaller dead pixel (total of 3), then I recommend you contact lenovo and report your findings.
 
Lenovo Warranty Policy on Dead Pixel / Bad Pixel / Defective Pixel (In warranty)
 
 
Regards

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Okay, confusing subject title? I will explain and hopefully someone can throw some light on this continuing, worsening, problem.

Firstly, I am visually impaired and am forced for a number of reasons to use Windows High Contrast Black as my colour scheme. On the whole, this is a troublefree solution to my visual loss, except when it comes to the Internet. Over the years, the use of what I assume are 'Flash' type buttons, are becoming more and more common, and some are seemingly incompatible with the above mentioned colour scheme. Please follow the brief instructions below, so you can see what I'm going on about. I will assume that anyone with the knowledge of how to solve this, will know how to change a Windows colour scheme.

1. Go to www.pizzahut.com and note the existence of menu buttons near the top of the screen. They contain labelling such as 'Pizza', 'Wings', etc... Hopefully, if you are using a reasonably normal Windows scheme, these should be visible.
2. Now change your Windows Colour to 'High Contrast Black'. There are about 6 so called high contrast schemes in this section, and for all I know this little experiment may work with all of them, but for my purposes, choose only 'High Contrast Black'
3. Now return to the Pizza Hut address I gave you and either put the address in again, or simply reload the page.
4. Those menu buttons should now be invisible. If you run the mouse pointer over them, the pointer will s... Read more

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Question: Black on White?

It's on the Mac's. An option to make your screen like a negative picture, white is now black, people are ghostly. Any way to do this on the PC?

Answer:Black on White?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by 1dnastrand


It's on the Mac's. An option to make your screen like a negative picture, white is now black, people are ghostly. Any way to do this on the PC?


Not that I know of, there might be one though.

You're not going to be able to do anything like that with windows 7 starter.

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Question: Black & White

I bought this game some time ago and it didn't work then...... I forgot about it since nobody in the immediate surroundings could help. I tried it again just a few days ago, and the thing still doesn't work!

I install the game and everything goes fine. Until I try to run it. I get the load screen (the black screen with the white logo) and it just sits there for a minute or two: the computer is busy doing something, the CD is spinning, so I leave it alone....... But then I get this message:
Runblack has caused an error in ~DF394B.TMP
The game will be terminated.
Restart your computer if you keep having probs.

This is a very odd error no? I mean, an error in a TEMP file?
I tried all the patches (v 1.10, 1.20 and 1.30) but nothing seems to help....... And I cannot exit the setup cause I get an error in <unknown> message.......
Anyone have any idea why there's this error?

I have a P3 650MHZ running winME
Radeon 9000 pro
256MB RAM
No special devices of any kind
 

Answer:Black & White

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Question: black and white

hey guys whats up,
i just wanna know if theres a way to get black and white runnin on my system. i have xp and it seems to not wanna work. doesn't say any errors or anything, it just acts like it's about to load but right before it goes into the game it stops :/ i tried backwards compatibility (spelling) but it still didn't work. help plz!!
 

Answer:black and white

Hi,

Did you check you have enough RAM space ?
Try to patch your game to version 1.2 .
 

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Well finally, 5 years after its release Ive finally bought Black & White and I can't get it to work. It tells me on attempting to run the game that its has caused an illegal operation and must shut down contact vendor blah blah blah. I've installed all the patches and reinstalled the game  . I'm attempting to run it on PC Win 98, as far as I know it has all the recommended system requirements and its still not working. Does anyone have any advice for me? This is the complete error message:RUNBLACK caused an invalid page fault inmodule DDRAW.DLL at 016f:baad348b.Registers:EAX=00000000 CS=016f EIP=baad348b EFLGS=00010202EBX=00000000 SS=0177 ESP=0136fc50 EBP=0136fc50ECX=89bd5fec DS=0177 ESI=89cd601c FS=6047EDX=0136fcec ES=0177 EDI=89bd51e0 GS=0000Bytes at CS:EIP:f6 00 01 50 74 07 e8 32 91 01 00 eb 05 e8 7d 8d Stack dump:0136fcc8 baad269b 00000000 00000001 00000000 00000000 00000040 00000000 817a6ba4 89bd500c cd82a340 0136fca0 bff7a10e bff7a567 89bd5000 89bd60e0 Thanks guys and girls.

Answer:Black & White Help Help Help!

Have you installed the latest DirectX and videocard drivers? You may also need to install the most recent Windows 98 [critical] updates.

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Question: Black and White

5 yr old ASUS---win. Vista home Prem.--build 6002--2-53gigahertz--Intel core2 duo--- 750-15 gigabyte hard drive capacity and approx. 300gb free space. ASUS Intel socket 775 mother board V-P5G 31.

Have had problems and deleted sus programs Norton 365 ran out and tried Avast and thought i had more trouble so deleted that and tried microsoft but has no virus protection .with all this deleting , I now have a black screen on admin start. (TSG Sys
Info appears to be closed ) but start with the 2nd start icon and all OK except i only have empty icons on eg. iTunes .Any help please ?--------go easy as i`m not too good with IT .

ozziedigger Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7200 @ 2.53GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 715401 MB, Free - 311510 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., V-P5G31
Antivirus: None
 

Answer:Black and White

can you do a system restore to before you started making all the changes
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Restore PC to an Earlier Date & Time

Go Start>>All Programs>>Accessories>>System Tools>>System Restore
Click in the radio button Choose a different restore point
Click Next
put a tick in Show more restore points
Pick a Date before this happened
Click Next
This should restore the PC to that time & date

you may need to use safemode to do the restore. As the PC starts keep tapping F8 - a menu will appear - choose safemode

windows vista
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html

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Question: black and white

My PC is used by all of the familly, all using different accounts. When I log onto my account or the admin account everything is ok. The problem arrises in all of the other accounts, they are all black and white. I have had a look to see what I can do but I can't seem to locate the problem......
 

Answer:black and white

Hi Wdfndn,

Have you performed a system restore? Seems like that's helped some people straighten out their systems.

Cheers,
Kim
 

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Question: Black & White Into

hey guys,

i just installed Black & White on my computer, but i can't seem to stop the intro, it just keeps going. is there some sort of command i can use to get past it?

thanks a bunch,

gurnett
 

Answer:Black & White Into

No - thats one of the flaws of BW1. You can't skip the tutorial or the video. It isn't that long anyway.
 

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Question: Black & White

When i try to play B&W the screen tears,and the game is realy slow.Have AMD XP 1.5 Ghz,640 MB RAM,WIN 98 SE.Have latest driver for my geforce4 mx 420 card (4403).Have played this game before with VOODOO 3 an it worked ok.(although slow) I have not played the game in a while,(have not played it on new card)but now my granddaughter wants to play it again.I now know the mx 420 is not that great of a card.But can something be done to play the game?
DirectX-9.0a
B&W patch 1.20
geforce driver 4403
Thanks if someone can help.Bill
 

Answer:Black & White

I don't know the exact cause for the problems you are having but I encountered the same issues trying to play B/W with a PNY geforce mx440 card on my old system running w/me. I had played this game using an ATI expert pro 16mb card with no problems other than it would slow down after awhile and get very choppy. I tried the gforce card and although other games would play black and white would not. I couldn't see any improvement over the old ATI 16mb card. I then noticed that on the box the gforce card came in it stated that I needed to have at least a 250 watt power supply. My hp computer had only a 125 watt power supply so I returned the gforce card and exchanged it for a ATI radeon 7500 64mb card and all games played perfectly. You may have already done this but did you remove the voodoo drivers before installing the gforce card?
 

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Okay, so... I just hopped on the bandwagon of buying Black & White too, and took it home to my much abhored computer... and tried to run it... and it failed.

It said I needed a graphics card which had pixel shading capabilities of 1.1 or something.

Now, I'm definately not computer savvy... in fact, I shouldn't be allowed to mess around with the inner workings of a computer...

But I wanna play!

Any suggestions?

I don't know much about my computer specs, but I know my graphics card is an Intel Extreme Graphics 3D or something. It came standard with the stupid computer. By the by, my computer is an EMachines T2792 or something along those lines. Don't laugh, it was a gift. X_x;;

Can anyone help out?
 

Answer:Black & White 2

You will need a standalone graphics card to play it. You have a motherboard-integrated one, which is useless to run any game (except Minesweeper and the like maybe =P). But seriously speaking, you will need a new graphics card. I see that your PC has an AGP x4 slot. Look to get an FX5500 or an FX5200. It will be more than enough to run Black & White. Get an AGP one though and not a PCI version, since both cards are available in these versions. They shouldn't cost more than $40-$50.
 

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im havin a problem with my nvidia mx 440 g force 4 64mb graphics card when puttin it through to my tv i only recive black and white picture ive tried seein if i can allter the s-video settin on my tv and video but there is no feature for this.could someone please help its doin my head in thank you?

Answer:Black And White???????

not a clue but this will put you back to the top

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Question: black and white

I have a dell 946 all in one printer. all of a sudeen it began printing in trhis light red color and now I am unable to make it go back to printing my letters to my daughter ion black and white. What do I do to fix this?

Thank you for your help
 

Answer:black and white

Hi, well that really seems to be a printer issue, would it be stating the obvious to check the ink level and/if there is a flow from the ink cartridge(s)

Bill
 

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Question: Black and white

Whenever i open a picture to view the picutre goes black and white and 'squishes' slightly to one side, this also happens with videos in full screen, any games that use video and skype calls. The buttons on the image eg the hang up button on skype also squish with the image but to click the button you have to click where it usually would be. anyone know how i can fix this??

Answer:Black and white

also im on Windows 7 Home edition if that helps at all

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Question: Black And White

Hi, I have successfully installed and used VirtualDrive 6.2 on my computer, but am having problems creating a usable image file of the game Black and White.

I think it is probably down to copy protection. Even when the image file is in the 'drive', Black and White still asks for the CD to be inserted.

Any comments?
 

Answer:Black And White

closing duplicate, view this thread
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?postid=537545#post537545
 

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Question: Black and White

The minimum requirment to play the game black and white is 64mb of ram i only have 62mb is their anyway around this? Or do i have to get more ram and if so..... how do i do that? still pretty new to this kinda stuff
 

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Question: Black and white?

i have a 8600gts 512mb vid card and for some reason on a couple websites when i stream videos it comes in color but most it comes in black an white...movies i download play in black and white to is there something i can download to make sure i have all my drivers? i jus redid windows xp pro on this computer cause i had a virus on it so i deleted my old partition an made a new one...
 

Answer:Black and white?

forgot to add all my games i play work fine and are in color its something with streaming an movie files....
 

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yeah i'm really bad with Photoshop.how do i make my picture black and whtie?

Answer:black and white

Try the "convert to grayscale" option.

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hey im trying this game to see if it works, but all of a sudden when i go to install it gives me this error.

This build of cdcode is for black and white this is an invalid build of cdcode. Please fill out the Ereg config form to obtain a valid cdcode.

wtf is that and what does it mean. How can i have an invalid cdcode?
 

Answer:black and white

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when i connect my pc to my tv using a s-video to scart converter i only get a black and whit picture on my tv,...very very annoying,...the grahics card is a g4 ,....can anyone help me as to why this is happening ,..i am at a loss,.......tried changing the av modes as well on my tv,..anyone,..someone must have the answer,.,..
 

Answer:pc to tv black n white,.???? help..

check whether your tv is NTSC compatible and make sure you have the right leads
 

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i've tried all the options available to me in the control panel for the display (the tv is pal and i've adjusted accordingly). still black and white. the only thing is, i'm going from s-video to composite converter. do i just need to buy a cable that has s-video sockets on both ends? my tv has both AV and S-video. but i've always used the AV before now...
 

Answer:TV-out is black and white

oh hang on, i've just noticed the s-video output on the graphics card is 7 pin. but the cable i've got has only 4 pins. will a 7 pin cable solve my problem?
 

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Question: Black & White 2

I Just Started Playing Black & White 2 It's Fun But It's Not As Good As The Original Black & White.What Do Yo Think Of It?
 

Answer:Black & White 2

It's an OK game, not an amazing.

Also, please stop writing with capitals!!!!
 

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Question: Black & White 1

The system requirements are 64mb RAM, 16mb graphics card, and I don't understand how it could be running with a choppy frame-rate.

I'm on Windows XP with 512mb RAM, 64mb AGP GeForce4 MX440 and the lowest graphics settings on the game but it still runs like cr*p. Counter-Strike: Source gets around 30fps average, but B&W gets 7-10fps.

Is it a demanding game?

I know B&W2 is demanding, and people had problems with B&W2 deciding to boost the graphics, slowing down the framerate, without letting the user adjust for better performance, is there anything like that on B&W?

Thanks for any help
 

Answer:Black & White 1

my friends been having the same problems...and after a re install it worked fine...except all he could see off the people and creatures wer floating faces.,...i think u may have to upgrade the graphics driver...and re install the game...
 

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Good morning - I would be grateful for some help please.When I open a website everything is in black and white there is no colour, also I think that some lines are missing, the words are there but the straight lines have gone.If I open a programme on my computer it looks and feels normal.I hope that this makes sense and that I have described the fault correctly.Thank you for your time - Ian

Answer:everything is in black & white

What browser are you using?

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Question: Black and white TV

Hi Guys!

I have kind of a huge problem, atl least in my eyes; since i cant seem to fix it.
I have a cable going between my tv and graphic card so i can watch the movies on the tv instead on my stupid 19 inch lcd computer screen.
And it has been working out great until now that is. You see all of a sudden the tv went black and white. the lcd is normal and i just cant figure out how to fix it. ive tried reinstalling the drivers, taking out the graphic card (geforce 7600) and putting it back in, ive tried a different cable and it still wont work. my friend who is a bit of a computer wizzz tried to fix it but was boggled.

So now i ask you the brain bunch out there to please help fix this problem.
 

Answer:Black and white TV

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Guys, i have a problem with a TOSHIBA A75 S2112 laptop, motherboard ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP, when i use te TV-OUT (S-VHS) i got only black & white images. Does anybody know how to change the COLOR SYSTEM to PAL-M, or even using NTSC-M (my TV is NTSC-M) how to get colorfull images? See ya
 

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I currently have a non-wireless BT Voyager 240 wired router. I am being offered a White BT hub from BT.Questions1)Apart from the wireless function being made available what are the advantages over the BT Voyager if any?2)What are the implications of the hub being white as opposed to the new black one, apart from the colour?

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There are two types of White hub - Version 1.0 with squared corners, and Version 1.5 with rounded corners and slightly smaller. Version 1.0 is total rubbish, Version 1.5 which I have is grreat, it has never let me down. The latest Black one (curved) is Version 2.0 so should be fine. I think the earlier Black one was Version 1.0, not so good.

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Question: Black and White 2

Hi all,
I'm having a serious problem running black and white 2. Pleanty of people have been having trouble getting it to run, but I have as of yet seen anyone address a problem similar to my own. I've recently installed the new catalyst 5.9 driver for my radeon 9800 + all in wonder, and I figured that would resolve some of the graphics problems I'd been having running the game. Unfortunately, after the installation, the game's diagnostic tool reads no display memory on my pc! Then when I try to run the game, I get a fatal error that reads "cannot create 3d device" and the game shuts down. Much appreciative of any help you could offer here!
Thanks,
Dylan
 

Answer:Black and White 2

Welcome to TSG!!

... It may have "bonded" to the old software...
You could try removing the game and reinstalling..

That is the first shot when it worked but now won't.. That, or go back to the older ATI drivers..
 

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i finished the project by Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express. the project is about the truck logistics system.
NOW, i need to do the test plan. my guideline included:
State how you will do the testing (black box / white box)
how can i do the black and white box?? have other software can help me to do it ??THX~~~~~
 

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Whenever I play Black and White, I can play so long before it freezes, for no apparant reason. Yesterday it made it an hour, today it froze after three minutes. Until it freezes, there don't seem to be any other problems in gameplay. Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Black and White freezing

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Hi all,

I am running Xp 2600, 756meg ram, all in wonder pro video, Nimo Codec 5.0.

Ok heres the problem all the divx (avi) and mpeg movies are showing up in black and white. Yesterday they were fine. All I did was restart. I have uninstalled the nimo codec and reinstalled it and still no change....

And I just noticed that the ATI Tv will only show black and white also

Thank you for any help.
 

Answer:Black and white video ONLY Help

<HR><MARQUEE><B><I><FONT COLOR="FF0000" SIZE=+3>Welcome to TSG!</MARQUEE></B></I></FONT><HR><P>

Welcome to the wonderful world of ATI drivers. ATI makes great video cards, but they are famous for buggy drivers. I would suggest reinstalling your video drivers, and if that doesn't help, see if ATI has newer drivers that you can download.
 

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