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Windows 7: Windows Photo Viewer Background Yellow Color-Fix

28 Jan 2010   #31
XGUNTHERC

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

Same problem with my New Dell U2410. The colors were WAY, WAY off. I'd open the same photo with quicktime viewer, and windows photo viewer and the colors were Terrible in Windows photo viewer, Yellowish Green Tint.. and colors were dark and not Vibrant.. I have a 24" IPS Panel, wide gamut amazing color display with the most vivid pictures I've ever seen.. but not in Windows Photo Viewer.

I just went back to the sRGB profile and wow did it make a difference. I now have great colors.

thanks for the easy fix. Another problem solved by SF.


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08 Oct 2010   #32
wguru

Windows 7 Pro
 
 


You're the man. Hated the white backgrind too.

Before I found you're fix, I found faststone's viewer (a total joy to use).

I only use W's Photo Viewer ever so rarely, and only when I sometimes use my pc's printscreen (which defaults to using W's PV).
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27 Jan 2011   #33
borhan48

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32-bit
 
 

I thank swarfega, Because his tips works for me.
You are a genious ! How do you do that ?
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18 Mar 2011   #34
mrdemon

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

Man that was Just crazy, Though of looking into changing the BG colow from Yellow - made my eyes go insane, But you did it man, Many many thanks. Going too REP U KNOW.......

THANKS
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20 Apr 2011   #35
WengLim

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

JosephKarman,

Thank you very very much! The white background has been bugging me something rotten.

Weng Lim
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16 Jun 2011   #36
superjose

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines
 
 

Thanks for the help... I had the same issue with my Samsung SyncMaster 2494
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30 Jun 2011   #37
nanibabu321

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

ie. not the problem or bug.The problem is with your monitor drivers.Update your monitor drivers from your monitor website or use windows update to check for the appropriate drivers...

Problem Solved...

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17 Feb 2012   #38
dukeofurl

Win 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

The posted solution did not work for me, but I found:

Window 7 Photo Viewer shows pictures with orange and yellow tint. - Microsoft Answers

which worked...
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03 Sep 2012   #39
sharpshorts

64-bit windows 7
 
 

This issued happened to me today - yellow suddenly became the background color for Windows Photo Viewer on 3 of my 6 monitors...(got the yellow B/G when opening or dragging Photo Viewer to my 3 AOC 2243W 22" monitors but not on the 3 AOC 2450W 24" monitors)

Funny how the Device: drop-down list has Display:1. and Display:4. listed as "Generic Non-PNP" but the 4 other monitors were correctly identified by manufacturer and model number.

The solution suggested by Jag and swarfega fixed it for me...Thx
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28 Aug 2013   #40
Rikolus

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks Guys.... I too have a Samsung and the Windows Photo Viewer was a putrid yellow. I first fixes to light grey / white, which was much better. Then figured out how to go all the way to black background, which is the best. Wonderful.
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