Why can't I change my color quality?

Question

I know how to change from 16 color to 256 color, (start, settings, control panel, display) but it won't work on my computer. What happens is when I go to change it, the only option it gives me is 16 colors. Why and what can I do about this?

Answer

This question was answered on February 2, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This means that your video card can only support 16 bit color quality You will need to get a new video card if you want to improve your color quality.

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Posted by Isboseth of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on February 2, 2002