Help I just Reformated my computer and i am stuck with 2/16 colors

By Dragonmatt
Feb 15, 2005
  1. my computer stopped working so i reformted it but when i started it back up all i had was 2/16 colors and 640/480. what do i need to do to get it back. i dont know what video card it is all it says is "Standard PCI Graphic Adapter" and i dont have a internet connection for that computer
  2. tbrunt3

    tbrunt3 TS Rookie Posts: 313

    Do do you have a video card installed on the computer in question??? If so reinstall your driver for the card.
  3. monton

    monton TS Booster Posts: 110

    just reformatted......

    What is the computer? What is the operating system? Windows 98? XP? If you can figure out what the system is we could all be a bit more helpful.

    Try to determine what the video system is. Do you have a video card or integrated graphics?

    You will need to reinstall the video driver to get full functionality of the video system.

    Hope that helps you get started
  4. shadow_29

    shadow_29 TS Rookie Posts: 211

    check your documentation or any driver cds that came with your one will be able to help you without knowing which system you have.
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