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  1. #1

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    Mar 15, 2007
    LCD has gone black & white...???
    Hey guys, I am using OS 10.3.9 and just had something wierd happen, the LCD has gone black & white. While it's starting up it is in color, and then it loads the desktop in color for about 1 second and then everything goes black and white????

    I just installed iCab web browers for Classic (did this for testing purpose for our company) and it didn't work so I deleted it, but I don't know if that install has anything to do with the screen going black and white?

    Has anyone seen this or does anyone know how to fix?


  2. #2

    Sheehan's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 03, 2007
    check your settings in System Prefs>Universal Access>Seeing>Display. Is the "Use grayscale" box checked. This is the only way I know of to make your display GrayScale.

    good luck

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    surfwax95's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 27, 2005
    Fayetteville, AR
    15" Powerbook G4 24" iMac iPhone 3Gs
    Welcome to the forums!

    If it's not exactly black and white, more like a film negative, you can hit Command+Option+CTRL+8 and it should go back to normal.

    *The Command key is the key with an Apple logo on it.

    IF the screen really is just black and white, check your color settings in System Preferences > Display. Make sure they're set to their defaults.

    Also, check in System Preferences under the Universal Access tab. I think it's under the Seeing tab, but there's a check box for Black and White.

    EDIT: Sheehan beat me to it, good job.

    Sometimes a restart helps...
    I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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