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

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SYMPTOMS
If you are running Microsoft Windows 3.0 in real mode and you pressPRINT SCREEN or ALT+PRINT SCREEN, the image may be placed in theClipboard as a black-and-white image.
CAUSE
On some computers, if Windows is in real mode the system may not haveenough system resources or available memory to display the image incolor. The image may also be distorted and unreadable.
RESOLUTION
Run Windows in standard or enhanced mode if possible.
3.00 3.00a PRT SCREEN ALT black and white win30
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Article ID: 78906 - Last Review: 07/19/2005 22:05:36 - Revision: 2.2

  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition
  • KB78906
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