PRINT SCREEN to Clipboard Appears as Black-and-White Image

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If you are running Microsoft Windows 3.0 in real mode and you press PRINT SCREEN or ALT+PRINT SCREEN, the image may be placed in the Clipboard as a black-and-white image.


On some computers, if Windows is in real mode the system may not have enough system resources or available memory to display the image in color. The image may also be distorted and unreadable.


Run Windows in standard or enhanced mode if possible.


Article ID: 78906 - Last Review: July 19, 2005 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition
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