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Windows 7: Can't read grayed out boxes

13 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Can't read grayed out boxes

I apologize if I'm in the wrong forum; I don't know if the subject should be Word or Windows so I'm in Gen Discussion. I've attached a shot of the little boxes that are grayed out we click on such as OK, etc. which I can't read to best explain this. I've gone into Metrics many times to see if changing the font color could fix it, with no success.
I can't remember if this started when I installed Word 2010, if it is a Word issue. Thanks very much for any ideas you all may have, and again, sorry if I'm in the wrong forum. ec

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File Type: docx Unreadable boxes.docx (62.7 KB, 18 views)
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13 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7

Is this a word form document? Maybe it is protected.
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13 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

You've made changes to your system's font colors.
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13 Jul 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Ellenc, A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots
Right click on you desktop in an empty space, click Personalization|Window color. In that window Adavnced Properties, you will find options for changing font colors, among other settings realting to appearance.
I can't open a .docx since I don't have Word2007 or later.
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