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Windows 7: Windows Photo Viewer has weird Colors

14 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 
Windows Photo Viewer has weird Colors

Hey guys.. I had this problem before and someone here helped me fix it very quick and easy and I completely don't remember how we did.

When I open a photo or any picture for that matter on my PC with Windows Photo Viewer (default program) there's a Yellowish Green color around it.. Like it's not white around it.. Like the photo viewer's colors are all weird.. but if I open a photo or something with Nero Photo viewer or Anything else then the background is white and the photo's look much better.

I think it was some sort of Windows 7 Adobe RGB or something profile somewhere. it was a simple fix but I don't remember how we did it.

any help would be great. Thanks!

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14 Apr 2010   #2

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Possible Solution:

Quote:
Check if the color management settings are correct.

1. Click Start, type Color Management in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
2. In the Color Management dialog box, click to select the Use my settings for this device check box.
3. In the Profiles associated with this device list, click the color profile that you want to remove, and then click Remove.
Note If you receive a warning message, click Yes.
4. Click Close to close the Color Management dialog box.
5. Restart the computer.
Open an image in Windows Live Photo Gallery to verify that the issue is resolved.

Note: The color profiles that nees to be ICC or WCS color profiles that are been associated with all display devices or monitors. Else, you can also try to change the default color profile for your system’s monitor to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, simply by clicking on Add, and then select sRGB IEC61966-2.1 from the list of profiles installed on system
. After adding, click Set as Default Profile button.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939395/en-us
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14 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

My monitor colors are fine.. but for some reason Windows Photo Viewer is all messed up, but if I open a photo with any other program the colors are fine.. idea's.

see???
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14 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

YES!!!

i think that was it.. I'll try that now. but lasts time I didn't check the Use my settings box, instead I changed it, but I don't remember what to

thanks!
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14 Apr 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

http://www.sevenforums.com/music-pic...d-color-4.html

your thread before. hope can help ^^
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14 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

lol.. i tried to search but didn't find that. haha ur good.

thanks!.. that is what did it.. it was there but the default U2410 was in the way, so i deleted it and now I'm good.
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14 Apr 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

yah glad can help..i do nothing just search your thread before..
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14 Apr 2010   #8

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

No problem, glad my solution worked.
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27 Feb 2014   #9

Windows XP x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by not so gray matter View Post
Possible Solution:

Quote:
Check if the color management settings are correct.

1. Click Start, type Color Management in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
2. In the Color Management dialog box, click to select the Use my settings for this device check box.
3. In the Profiles associated with this device list, click the color profile that you want to remove, and then click Remove.
Note If you receive a warning message, click Yes.
4. Click Close to close the Color Management dialog box.
5. Restart the computer.
Open an image in Windows Live Photo Gallery to verify that the issue is resolved.

Note: The color profiles that nees to be ICC or WCS color profiles that are been associated with all display devices or monitors. Else, you can also try to change the default color profile for your systemís monitor to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, simply by clicking on Add, and then select sRGB IEC61966-2.1 from the list of profiles installed on system
. After adding, click Set as Default Profile button.
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