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Windows 7: Screenshots darker in windows, fine in fullscreen?

14 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Screenshots darker in windows, fine in fullscreen?

Got a little problem, seems to be something with Windows 7 monitor/color profile/management. If i take a screenshot from a game, and look at it in windows, the screenshot looks much darker, but if i click "Play slide show" so that screenshot go into fullscreen mode, the colors/darkness is back to normal.

Everything else is fine in Windows, it's only screenshots that is not watched in fullscreen, that looks darker than they should be.

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14 May 2010   #2
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W7 Ult. x64 | OS X

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15 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Think it's releated to the monitor driver i downloaded from Windows Update, for my BenQ G2400WD, it also came with a Color Profile, so i just switched back to default color profile with Windows 7, which i believe is: sRGB IEC61966-2.1, seems to have fixed the "issue".
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