"Show icons using all possible colors" Option Is Not Available

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Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Symptoms
In Microsoft Windows 2000, the Show icons using all possible colors option can be disabled under Display properties. However, in Microsoft Windows XP, this option is not available.
Cause
This option has been removed in Windows XP. Icons will always be shown in all possible colors in Windows XP.
Status
This behavior is by design.
Properties

Article ID: 282432 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 19:45:34 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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