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Why is the monitor image all washed out?

The LCD flatscreen is completely washed out, as if someone had turned the brightness way past max and turned the contrast down too. Black-on-white text is poorly readable, and grey-on-white literally ...
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How can I achieve gamma correction on images showed in a web browser?

A lot of images are too dark, especially movie screenshot images, thumbnails or montages. Is it possible to set up a gamma correction value in todays web browsers, maybe with a help of a plugin, or ...
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How to dark adapt windows so that everything is red?

I often want to take my laptop out into the field for astronomical observations. This requires that my eyes be fully adapted to the darkness. Dark adaptation takes up to an hour to fully develop and ...
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Why does this PNG image display differently in Chrome & Firefox than in Safari and IE?

Check this image out: On Chrome and Firefox it will show as a pear. Now, try to save it and look at it saved on your desktop. Also, try viewing in Safari or Internet Explorer. It will display ...
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Thinkpad T530 with Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia NVS 5400M Gamma adjust not working

Some process seems to have a deathgrip on my laptop's color settings, specifically the gamma adjust. I'm trying to adjust the gamma on my laptop because my outboard monitor is too dark for my taste, ...
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Need a hint on adjusting screen gamma permanently

Good time of day everyone! I'm facing this problem with my Ubuntu 12.04.1 and a new ViewSonic monitor. The trouble is that the monitor has it's default gamma value set too high and there is no way ...
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How do I stop my computer from auto-correcting brightness/gamma/contrast?

For some reason my computer tries to auto-adjust for brightness/gamma/contrast. This is really annoying because if I start viewing something a bit darker, say a dark webpage, the browser and Start ...
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Is there a way to adjust colors of a specific window?

Is there a (Windows) program or something that will allow the user to adjust the brightness/contrast/gamma of a specific window rather than the whole screen? As a use-case scenario, imagine having a ...