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On web sites ie ebay for example, I cannot see some of the different colours on the log on page or the blue bars on selling manager. It seems as I am missing some colours somewhere. On the desktop the writing under the icons is on a solid blue background. Can anyone help ? I have an Acer Aspire 3000 laptop

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  • atombomb4321 Dec 15, 2008

    Hi, Done all that...it seems as though, on my desktop for instance, the words and letters under the icons are typed on a solid background....I have tryed most things and have copied settings etc off the desktop pc.......I am on windows XP but there seems to be something missing as service pack 3 wont complete the download......Thanks

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Sounds like your colour settings are wrong. RIGHT click on the desktop and click properties. Click the last tab which is display settings or settings. Check the colour is set to 32 bit as opposed to say 16 bit or 256 colours. If you post specifically what OS you're running, I can probably offer more in depth help if this doesn't suffice.

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