Limit the Maximum color depth in Windows Server 2003
Posted by - NA - on 29 July 2008 02:30 PM

This article applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2. 

If you encounter an issue regarding some limit of Maximum color depth, like the color depth is unexpectedly changed to 8-bit when a high screen-resolution setting is used in a terminal-server session that is connected to a Windows Server 2003-based computer, we would recommend following the instructions on the following links:


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