The number of colors displayed significantly affects the appearance of both text and pictures. If the color for your display is set too low, you are missing a more realistic look especially in the pictures you view.
- Right-click anywhere on your open desktop. A pop up menu appears.
- Select Properties and ‘display properties' window opens.
- Select the Settings tab and in the 'Colors' (98) or ‘Color Quality’ (XP) section and choose the highest color setting available.
- Click OK.
You may have to try different settings to get the one that provides the best viewing for your monitor and video driver.