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What does Windows “Game Device Calibration” actually do?

What does this wizard actually do? Does it create dead zones and store them in the registry? Does it map raw data to upper and lower bounds somewhere? Is this exclusively a software calibration or ...
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Raise black point on windows display

Alright, this might be impossible due to the monitor range. But I’m not sure so I’ll ask here. I’ve set my monitor to as close as I can to my laptop screen which is really good unlike the monitor(...
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Do I have an LCD panel issue?

I have a brand new replacement Asus Monitor. I'm either having difficulty calibrating it, the panel itself has an issue or my eyes have an issue. No matter how much I adjust the R G B levels, contrast ...
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Windows 10 Tablet touchscreen several inches off calibration/seems to be divided down the center like a miror

I have an Asus Vivotab 8 M81C running Windows 10 and I've encountered an odd problem. The crux is that where I touch the screen and where the screen registers me touching it is a good 3-4 inches off ...
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Two laptops of the same model with two totally different displays?

QUESTIONS Why do these two displays look so different? Does this have to do with a Windows setting, or are these actually two different displays installed on the same model of laptop (with no warning ...
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Calibrating a wide gamut display

Wide gamut displays have started becoming more and more common these days and yet Windows 10 still isn't a color managed OS so I am assuming that other people might be having similar issues as well. ...
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How do I re-calibrate my laptop battery? I can't fully drain it, it shuts down at 60%

I'm trying to re-calibrate my battery on my Razer Blade 2015. When on battery, it shuts down in just a few minutes at around 60-80% reported battery life. If I plug it back in, it still shows 60-80%....
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What is the recommended settings for dell U 2415 for photo editing?

My monitor display is dell u 2415. I want to calibrate this monitor to be perfect for editing photos. I can't afford to buy the x -rite color pro. I want to know if anyone used the dell u 2415 for ...
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Hardware Info software (or speedfan) messed up battery calibration

Running Windows 10 Education on my HP 14-ab048tx, I recently used some hardware hardware info software (including hwinfo and msi afterburner) and also speedfan. I did not change any kind of setting in ...
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Color Calibration of two Dell U2415 monitors - both too yellow?

I just received two Dell UltraSharp 24 U2415 monitors, which proudly boast "Award winning monitor with unbeatable color". I am hooking these two up to a single laptop, an ASUS GL551K running Windows ...
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How can I correct for the incorrect scaling my printer applies along the long axis of a page?

This is a photo of a letter-size printout of a 4" x 4" text box printed from Microsoft Word on an HP Laserjet M602: When I measure the box along the short dimension of the page, the dimension is ...
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Video calibration: why does my laptop show grey instead of green, light blue, and pink?

My laptop has been having this weird behavior with videos, especially if they come from streaming sources. Green objects, such as trees, lawns, and leaves are rendered in grey. Sometimes it happens ...
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Why is my image looking more saturated in Windows than in El Capitan on the same calibrated monitor?

I have a brand new Mac Book Pro (2015) with Bootcamp installed, so I am using the same calibrated monitor to view the images. However, the image looks more saturated when I boot up Windows than it ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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Can't get gamma right in Windows. In Ubuntu it's very good by default

I'm having a hard time adjusting my monitor's gamma to my liking in Windows. I'm not a photographer/video editor or anything like that, I don't need precise calibration, but the default settings in ...
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Display color calibration (OSX)

At the office, I've inherited a second monitor to go with my MacBook Air. This monitor is an LG W2252TQ-TF; I believe it's 22 inches. While this monitor is recognized by OSX just fine, I'm having the ...
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Kali Linux - Fast TSC Calibration Failed When Trying To Install 1.0.9 on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install Kali Linux 1.0.9 on VirtualBox, but upon selecting Install, I get a "Fast TSC Calibration Failed" error then the VM closes down automatically. Any help would be appreciated, I'...
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Adjust contrast on Windows 7 Laptop

Problem: The brightness/contrast on my laptop is way off. There is little conrast and on the maximum brightness everything is just kind of hazy/halo like. Lowering the brightness a little bit doesn't ...
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How To Calibrate MacBook Pro with Epson 4880 Stylus Pro

I would like to know how to calibrate my MacBookPro with my Epson 4880 Stylus Pro. In other words how to make the colours I see on my computer screen print out with the same colours on my Epson. I ...
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Why does a screen needs to be re-calibrated every few weeks?

Reading up on colour calibration of monitors I often saw that it is advised to calibrate the monitor every few weeks/months. Why is this the case?
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Diable automatic pointing stick recalibration

I have a Toshiba Tecra R840-S8450 running Windows 7. I prefer using the accupoint (eraser-looking pointing stick thing) over the touch pad or a separate mouse. Periodically, however, it has a really ...
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Best Way to Calibrate Printer to Generic Ink

I bought refillable ink cartridges for my Canon MP550 and generic ink bottles from a Chinese store. I have so far managed to manually adjust the color options in the printer dialog to match the ...
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Identical displays look different after calibration

I've had a Dell U2312HM for a while now. As soon as I got it I calibrated it according to a guide, which used professional tools like a spectrophotometer to get some convincing color settings. I've ...
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Reset laptop battery data or interface battery chip?

My battery consists of 5 parallel strings of 2 cells in series. One conductor broke and therefore the measured capacity of the battery decreased dramatically, so that the capacity meter went down a ...
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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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How accurate are the on-die temperature sensors in an atom processor?

I've been running: 5 identical systems (all running Windows XP embedded) The systems are running identical loads (and nothing else) Coretemp to test temperatures. For 5 systems all of which have ...
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Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool does not properly set colour settings

I just bought a new monitor (LG E2351VR) and was trying to calibrate it with the Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool. When I attempt to set the display gamma via the software slider, it ...
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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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Calibrating multi monitor setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor Calibration Tools and Software So I recently finished my multiple monitor setup (Thanks to the wonderful Display Fusion, courtesy of this answer) . My biggest issue at ...
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Display colorimeter support in Win-7 guest on Virtualbox

I'm currently running a dual-boot Linux Mint / Windows XP Pro setup. I plan to migrate to a Linux only PC that runs Windows 7 64bit as VM in Virtualbox. I use the Win-7 VM to run Photoshop and other ...
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Color management: How to calibrate my monitor?

Note: I pretty much don't have any knowledge of this topic whatsoever. I don't have any calibration tools, nor do I have any calibrated tools. Is there a (free) way for me to figure out if my laptop'...
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Two independent monitors in Dual-Head? Problems

I want to move to Linux but I have a little problem I need to resolve. I have a nvidia card with two monitors. The problem is that the secondary one is kinda crap and need a calibration to make it ...
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Monitor Calibration Software

When I connect my laptop to the TV using HDMI cable, the edges of the screen are not visible (I lose about 20 px in each direction). My LCD TV does not support calibration position/scale. Is there ...
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How to apply software display calibration while running F.lux?

I got great results from doing software calibration with Color Management in Windows 7, but F.lux resets the profile to its own every second. Is there any other way to calibrate the display that works ...
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Using a color reference card to verify monitor calibration

I use a HueyPRO for monitor calibration and use it on my Macs. After calibrating my monitor, I roll through all the other profiles available. Some profiles produce VERY different colors and I'm ...
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HP PSC 1500 test page

I just got a HP PSC 1500 with color cartridge empty. Is there a way to stop these test pages without buying color ink to print 1 page?
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Calibrating Dual Monitors

I have attached an additional monitor with my laptop. The issue is, the calibration and the LCD quality of both monitors are different. What is the best way to calibrate them? My eyes are becoming ...
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LED Cinema Display Calibration

I have recently bought an Apple 27" LED Cinema Display and am using this with a late 2008 unibody MacBook Pro. The display is working well, however some of the colours seem slightly "off" to me. Blue ...
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Free monitor calibration tool

I'd like to calibrate my monitor for editing images from my digicam at my office PC. Currently the photos are looking quite horrible and tweaking the default monitor settings didn't help. any ideas? ...
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Calibrating laptop Dell inspiron t4500 for more faithful colours

How do I calibrate my Dell laptop to have more faithful colours? I am editing a photo using Photoshop and my Dell laptop, when I am editing I don't encounter any problems with the image or the colour. ...
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Touchscreen/pen calibration issues on windows 7

I have a machine (Fujitsu T5010 dual digitiser) where the touchscreen and pen calibration is out. On the top left corner it is correct; on the bottom right it's out by about 2cm in both axes. Running ...
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Configuring a monitor's contrast/brightess/colours/etc

I have recently bought myself a new monitor, now I'd had my previous screen well over 5 years now so I'm looking at this one thinking the picture doesn't quite look right (not bad, just different). ...
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How to calibrate Wacom tablets under Ubuntu Lucid?

I've been using Wacom tablets on Linux for quite some time, almost exclusively in Ubuntu, and in previous versions I've used xidump to track input values. I would use that information to put ...
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Windows calibration settings persistance over reboots

I'm running Windows 7 64bit on a laptop (Samsung R560) using a cheap external CRT monitor. The screen is a littler dark for my liking, despite having the physical monitors settings up to the max for ...
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How to calibrate monitor colors to use 3D glasses?

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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Compaq tablet PC Stylus Cursor Position inverted on Fedora 12

I have a tablet PC, when I flip it to tablet position, I set the display settings to "Upside Down". Once I do this though, the cursor position when using the stylus is inverted. I'll have the stylus ...
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Should I be worried about calibrating a monitor

I want to buy a new monitor. I'm thinking of something like a Dell U2410 or HP 2475w - a decent size, but not too big. And a decent quality. This will be mainly for development, web browsing and a ...
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Color correcting software for Windows (system-wide, software-based color calibration?)

Are there any system-wide, manual color correcting/calibrating programs for Windows? Software that allows you to adjust colors with more control and precision than you get with most ATI/NVIDIA ...
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Calibrating Displays in Boot Camp 3.0 on MacBook with external display

The LED display on my MacBook Pro is very blue-ish without correction. In OS X the advanced mode of the display color calibration tool is excellent and I can largely color-correct the display. Windows ...
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Calibrate Screen Measurements / Scaling in Mac OS X

Is there a way to adjust the scaling of items on the screen in Mac OS X so they are 1 to 1 with the real world? I.E. When I'm working with a line in illustrator that is 5 inches long, and the zoom is ...