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1answer
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Is it possible to have different cleartype and color settings in a multimonitor setup in Windows 8?

I just bought a Samsung 24C300HS and I have it connected to a Surface Pro. The color settings are horrible. I used windows' "Calibrate color" to adjust the color and clearType settings and with that ...
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0answers
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

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1answer
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howto change screen hardstatus dynamically with format, from shell?

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1answer
149 views

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2answers
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Installed Windows 7 in Virtual Box, and started old (from 1999) game in it. All worked fine, but on exit from game, Windows switched to 256 colors. And it's virtually unusable. Some buttons are black ...
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0answers
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Monitor calibration icm profile vs color settings?

We bought a Dell U2713H monitor, and because of the price tag we thought it deserves a calibration, so I asked for it. This is the first monitor I bought calibrated, I always thought these are just ...
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1answer
203 views

Auto-adjust (dim) the color scheme of the monitor at night? [duplicate]

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0answers
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Laptop colors changed. Everywhere

Everything was good, but today when I turned on my laptop HP ProBook 4320s, power button, wifi button, hdd led and Screen - everything went from clear white to white-purple. Has anyone any ideas?
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1answer
862 views

Can f.lux's automatic behaviour be overridden?

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2answers
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White color is not white in Windows Picture Viewer

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2answers
605 views

What colour is the dark green on 'old fashioned' green screen computer displays/VDUs?

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1answer
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2answers
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Apple 27 inch Cinema Display has blue tint when connected to NVIDIA/Intel, “normal” when connected to ATI

My 27 inch Apple Cinema Display has a blue tint to it when connected to my laptop, which uses Optimus (NVIDIA + Intel). I believe the Intel actually handles the output signal in all cases, and the ...
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1answer
404 views

Linux — Display has red tint

My monitor seems to have a slightly reddish tint when using the DVI input (it's a LCD, not a CRT). On the VGA input I can adjust the colors, but not on DVI. On OSX/Windows what I would do is create a ...
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0answers
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How do you set a laptop's screen color profile to 9300k in Windows 7?

I have a large LCD monitor in which I have set on 9300k color. I like this profile a lot and much prefer it over the default 6500k profile but I have no idea how to set my laptop to it as well. The ...
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1answer
113 views

Poor monitor contrast for certain colors

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2answers
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1answer
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3answers
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6answers
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How to make my display Grayscale?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop monitor to the point that it is almost grayscale. That's the goal. Intel and Asus don't have an answer. Asus Splendid and the intel graphics control panel ...
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2answers
646 views

Configuring a monitor's contrast/brightess/colours/etc

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6answers
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Colors differ in the dual monitor

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2answers
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I have a pair of red/cyan 3D glasses and when I use them to view youtube's 3D videos or anaglyph images they dont seem to work properly. The two images are not filtered properly by each colored lens. ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to switch the display mode under Windows to monochrome somehow? You know, like when you select 'Turn off' in Windows XP and it makes it all grayed out - so I need this but for life.
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1answer
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In Ubuntu 9.10, how do I check my color depth?

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Can a monitor that supports 24 bits of color depth be used with a graphic card that supports 16 or 32-bit color depth only ?? This monitor, for example: ...
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1answer
1k views

What is the ICM profile and how it is managed in Windows?

I have download the ICM profile for my monitor but Windows XP shows me colors in a way, Firefox and GIMP in another. So my question is what really is an ICM profile and how Windows and other ...
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3answers
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Use Color Profiles in OS X to reduce monitor's color saturation

I've got nice-to-have problem: my new monitor (Dell 3008WFP) has wide color gamut and displays too saturated* colors (magenta and cyan look almost fluorescent). I'd like to get colors closer to ...
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2answers
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Is there such a thing as a video card capable of Deep Color?

I know there are video cards that display True Color (24 bit color), but are there any video cards that display Deep Color (30, 36 and 48 bit color)? Further-more are there any display devices that ...
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5answers
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I'm a web developer, and for a hobby I take photos and edit them on my computer. I've found that sometimes I miss stuff on my own monitor that are apparent on other monitors (aliased edges that didn't ...
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Invert display colors

Is it possible to invert display colors on Windows like Macs can? I have nVidia GeForce 6200 graphics card and 17" Samsung SyncMaster display.