Monitor lost color Solved

  1.    01 Feb 2018 #1

    Monitor lost color

    I have Acer flat screen monitor which has been work very well for a couple years. After cleaning the desktop and keyboard the monitor still works except there is no color.

    Any ideas
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  2.    01 Feb 2018 #2

    You hit a keystroke combination while cleaning. Hit Ctrl-Winkey-C and your color will come back!
    Last edited by EdTittel; 01 Feb 2018 at 11:05. Reason: Fix typo
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       01 Feb 2018 #3

    Hello Howdog, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    It sounds like you may have turned on Color Filters by mistake pressing the Win+Ctrl+C keys while cleaning. The default color filter is "Greyscale" for what you're seeing.

    Pressing those keys again will turn it off.

    Turn On or Off Color Filters to the Screen in Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  4.    01 Feb 2018 #4

    Ha! Ha! Brink: for once I got it out faster than you did. Happy Thursday!
    Best wishes,
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  5.    01 Feb 2018 #5

    That happened to me last month.
    Someone suggested adding this to my Autohotkey script to completely disable control-win-c ...
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       01 Feb 2018 #6

    Lucikily, Windows 10 build 17083 and later will include a setting to enable or disable the keyboard shortcut for Color Filters.

    Enable or Disable Color Filters Hotkey in Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials
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