Accessibility Enable or Disable Color Filters Win+Ctrl+C Keyboard Shortcut in Windows 11

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If it's hard to see what's on the screen, apply a color filter. Color filters change the color palette on the screen and can help you distinguish between things that differ only by color.

You can enable to use the Win + Ctrl + C keyboard shortcut to toggle on or off Color filters on demand.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the color filters Win + Ctrl + C keyboard shortcut for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Enable or Disable Color Filters Keyboard Shortcut in Settings
  • Option Two: Enable or Disable Color Filters Keyboard Shortcut using REG file





OPTION ONE

Enable or Disable Color Filters Keyboard Shortcut in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Accessibility on the left side, and click/tap on Color filters on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3 Turn on or off (default) Keyboard shortcut for color filters for what you want on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Color_filters_Quick_keyboard_shortcut.png

4 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Enable or Disable Color Filters Keyboard Shortcut using REG file


1 Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


2 To Enable Color Filters Hotkey

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Enable_color_filters_hotkey.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ColorFiltering]
"HotkeyEnabled"=dword:00000001


3 To Disable Color Filters Hotkey

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Disable_color_filters_hotkey.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ColorFiltering]
"HotkeyEnabled"=dword:00000000


4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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