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256 colors, 600x480

  1. Nov 21, 2004 #1
    my son's OLD educational CD requires 256 colors and 600x480 resolution, but my new PC can set to such a low resolution, what can i do ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 21, 2004 #2
    Go into the Display Properties, click the Advanced button and then click the Adapter tab. Look for option to ‘List All Modes’…. if you get this far the resolution and 8-bit color you desire should be listed.

    Good luck.
  4. Nov 21, 2004 #3
    Or right click on the executable of the old app you are trying to run, and click "properties" then go to the "compatibility" tab and check "run in 256 colors" and "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution"

  5. Nov 29, 2004 #4
    syano that only works on XP, but BoulderHead way works on all i think.
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