Enable High Contrast in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

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    The first thing that we need to do is move the mouse cursor to the upper-right corner of the screen
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    We will open the charms bar.
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    Once the charms bar is opened, we need to click "Settings"
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    Then, we click "Change PC settings"
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    We wait for the settings to load.
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    Once settings are loaded, we need to click "Ease of Access"
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    From "Ease of Access", we need to click "High contrast"
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    In this case, we haven't selected a "High contrast" theme; so, in "Choose a theme", "None" is shown.
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    We click the drop-down "Choose a theme" list
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    We can click "High Contrast #1"
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    We can click "High Contrast #2"
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    We can click "High Contrast Black"
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    We can click "High Contrast White"
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    Let's go ahead and click "High Contrast #1" and then "Apply"
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    We wait for the theme to be applied. This might take several seconds. When the theme is applied, the high contrast profile will be set.
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    We go back to the Windows desktop
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    It will have a high contrast.
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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