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Change the color of hyperlinks in Windows help file (For Win 98/Me).

This setting lets you change the color of the text, which means a new panel of help information in the Windows Help window.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me
This color setting is used for hyperlinks, which leads to a new panel of help information. This has three values – red, green and blue. These values specify the color of texts that are hyperlinked. The valid values for the colors start from 000 to 999, which represent highest intensity. The three values of “000 000 000” represent the colors of red, green and blue respectively and this combination displays black text on a white background. The high-contrast color schemes are used to optimize the visibility of screen objects for people with visual impairments.

With this setting you can change the color of hyperlinks in Windows help file, which leads to a new panel of help information when chosen. You can experiment till you get the desired colors.

For this, go to Start > Run, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, double-click on the string value “SystemRoot” to copy the contents of the Value Data field from the dialog.

In the second step, open Windows Explorer and paste the “Windows” folder path in the address bar. Search for the file “Win.ini”, which is imbibed with windows settings and double-click to open it in Notepad.

Here, look for the “[Windows Help]” (without quotes) section and add “JumpColor=000 000 255” (without quotes) in a new line under the section heading. If the “[Windows Help]” section does not exist, create it at the end of the file and type the code information given below.

The code should appear as below in the “Win.ini” file:

 CODE

[Windows Help]
JumpColor=000 000 255

Finally, save the file.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

NOTE:
This setting applies to the “.hlp” file format and not to the “.chm” file format.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Changed hyperlinked text color to red in the Windows Help file.

Default color of hyperlinked text in the Windows Help file.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\] key, right-click on the "SystemRoot" String value and click on "Modify".

Third, copy the contents of the Value Data field from the dialog.

Finally, copy the Windows directory path like 'C:\Windows' in the Address Bar of the Windows Explorer. Search for the file “Win.ini”, which is imbibed with windows settings and double-click to open it in Notepad.

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