I’m playing around with an older computer I bought the parts for and put together myself. Everything is going fine, except for one thing. Occasionally when Windows 98 starts up, the video gets messed up. If it’s not too bad, I can right click, select properties, goto settings, and select another choice for colors, for instance, going from 32 bits to 16 bits, and the screen goes back to normal.
Now, until I have a permanent solution to this problem, I have an idea for a temporary one, and this is where I need someone’s help. I have two ideas, and if anybody can tell me how to do one of them, I’d appreciate it.
- Record a macro of me using the mouse to change the screen settings then run that macro every time Windows starts. This is difficult as, for the moment anyway, I don’t have the money to spend on something as frivolous as this, and I can’t find any freeware macro recorders.
- Create a hot key I can just press to change the screen. This one is difficult to figure out because I’m not sure if there’s an exe file I can run that can change the screen.
If anybody can help me with this, or has another way to change the screen settings, I’d appreciate it. Thank you.