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Windows 7: run an application in 16bit colors

12 Dec 2008   #1

Windows 7 build 6956
run an application in 16bit colors

Does any one know how to run an application in 16bit colors without changing the system colors display???

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12 Dec 2008   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64 Insider Preview (Skip Ahead) latest build

I suppose you've already tried the compatibility mode for 256 colors and it did not work?
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12 Dec 2008   #3

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by natri23 View Post
Does any one know how to run an application in 16bit colors without changing the system colors display???
there is not an easy way unless you are a programmer or have intricate knowledge of windows 7 api's (of course you have to be a programmer
the lowest you run in compat. mode is 256 colours..

unfortunately i cant help you there...
as i neither know the api's or am a programmer
and why would would you be running a 16 bit colour program???
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13 Dec 2008   #4

Windows 7 build 6956

It's an old game on XP, and when you run it on Win7, it have some problem with the color style so you need to run it on 16bit colors mode...Anyway, thank for your enthusiasm
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