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ColorDepth

ColorDepth specifies the bits-per-pixel color depth to apply to the video adapter.

The ColorDepth setting is used to configure only Windows PE, and is not applied to the Windows installation. To change the display settings for the Windows installation, see Display in the Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup component.

Values

 

color_depth_bits_per_pixel

Specifies the bits-per-pixel color depth to apply to the video adapter.

For example, to specify a color depth of 32 bits, set ColorDepth to 32.

The value for ColorDepth must be supported by the video adapter and the display monitor.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output sets the display resolution to 640x480, with 16-bit color depth and a refresh rate of 60 hertz.

<Display>
   <HorizontalResolution>640</HorizontalResolution>
   <VerticalResolution>480</VerticalResolution>
   <ColorDepth>16</ColorDepth>
   <RefreshRate>60</RefreshRate>
</Display>

See Also

Concepts

Display

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