1.    30 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 16
    windows 10

    get out of high contrast mode for display


    I just switched to a high contrast display to make reading screen easier pressing together the left shift left alt and prtsc keys. One of the forum threads says this sequence is a kind of toggle so that doing it again turns off high contrast. Didn't for me. Instead, it produced a menu asking if I wanted to turn on high contrast with yes and no options. I tried both and in each case the menu closed with no change.
    In short, how do I get out of the high contrast which I find almost impossible to read (I'm 74 and have less than the best eyesight)?
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  2.    30 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 164
    Windows 10 Ent, Pro & Home

    Go to Settings/Personalization/Themes/Theme Settings and choose a different theme.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    Last edited by Brink; 30 Aug 2016 at 11:22. Reason: Added tutorial link for more info
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  3.    30 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 16
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    wxit high contrast


    Thanks so much for the solution
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