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Windows 7: clicked "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" problem

29 Oct 2014   #1
theevesh

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clicked "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" problem

Hello, ill try to be as detailed as possible hopefully this makes sense.
I was fooling around on the microsoft office programs , right clicking/properties, and checkmarking the "run in 256 colors" and "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" etc.... then after clicking them off, my Windoes 7 theme went to the crappy old grey and black borders.... the real problem is when i Go to control panel/ appearance and personalization/personalization and the page with the themes pop up...... I am able to use the transparency features but when I click on, "window" color near the bottom then "advanced appearance settings" then the picture attached will describe the window is showing the old version... i feel as if there is a compatability issue somewhere causing this problem... i went back to the microsoft office files to make sure everything was clicked off etc. and even deleted the microsoft folder but the problem still consists. any help on when i can do?




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29 Oct 2014   #2
GEWB

Several flavors of Linux (Mint primary) / 32bit XP, Win7 HomeP / 64bit Win7 Pro, Ultimate / 64Win8.1
 
 

This screen is for color and appearance when the Windows Basic or Ease of Access theme is selected Click on an item (element) to see the name and settings - change as desired, click Apply, click OK.

Regards,
GEWB
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29 Oct 2014   #3
theevesh

Ontario
 
 

That didn't help at all. It won't let me switch back to the windows 7 theme. It's stuck on the older style like in the picture and I can't select like you said to switch back.
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