Changing Certain Display Properties Causes Screen to Fade Temporarily

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SYMPTOMS

When you make certain changes to the desktop, the screen may temporarily fade as if the computer is shutting down.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur while the computer is processing the changes to the desktop. The faded screen indicates that you cannot use any programs while Windows is updating the settings.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

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Article ID: 303581 - Last Review: October 18, 2001 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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