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Windows 7: Color Managment in Windows 7

16 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
Color Managment in Windows 7

My color profile WAS fine, until i deleted my video card drivers(9800GTX+) and my Dell 2208 WFP monitors drivers. Now it messed up. I cant recall how i got the color profile I was using before but I believe Adobe Photoshop Cs4 prompted me to use it. So I removed CS4 and reinstalled it but its not asking me to load a profile like it did last time. The profile had very life like color as compared to the washed out grayish tint to all items now.

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16 Sep 2009   #2


Search your PC (C:?) for ICM files.
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16 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM

Sorry i wasnt more clear. I downloaded the driver and ICM profiles from Dell, and installed the DVI profile. However when i switch to this profile, or any profile the colors dont actually change.
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16 Sep 2009   #4


Adobe - Adobe Color Management Module (CMM) : For Windows : Adobe Color Management Module (CMM)

An Adobe page that might lead you to what you had.

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17 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM

It didnt crash my firefox but it didnt seem to adjust the colors either.
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17 Sep 2009   #6


How current are your "deleted" drivers?
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18 Sep 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM

Nvidia Drivers:

Dell Drivers:
Drivers and Downloads

Thanks for your continued effort to assist me!

EDIT: Just read the instructions for the dell driver:
1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled 2208WFP Windows 7
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or
unzip to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R222020. Write down this path so the executable (I.e.
Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3.The Self-Extractor window appears.
4.Click OK.
5.After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor
window is still open, close it.
6.Click the Start button and then click Run.
7.Type C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R222020 in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8.Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
I double clicked it this time but it is not a self extracting file, just a regular zip file from what I can see, and my path doesnt mention the one above. My path is C:\dell\drivers\R163990\R163990 but if i put that in the run box it does nothing.
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20 Sep 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM

Sorry for the double post, but could some one please help?
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