Upgraded to Windows 7 and new PC and now colors are off

viewton

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Hey guys, I upgraded to a new PC with windows 7 awhile back and have been unable to figure out a problem. I'm hoping someone can shed some light on it.

Windows 7 RC 64-bit
Onboard ATI Radeon HD 3300
Samsung 204B

The monitor is the only thing that carried over from my previous setup. I can't get Samsung's Magictune color calibration software to work (Vista 64) edition as it tells me I need to reboot everytime I try to start it (rebooted a few times, didn't change the msg).

Under Windows default photo viewer, Nixon ViewNX and other programs, my colors are way off. If I open Photoshop it give me this erro thoughr: "The monitor profile "Samsung - Natural Color Pro 1.0 ICM appears to be defective. Please rerun your monitor calilbration software. IGNORE PROFILE? -or- USE ANYWAY"

I choose "ignore profile" and the colors of photos I open in Photoshop look normal. Here's a screenshot I took of the same photo opened in different programs, left is Photoshop, right is ViewNX:

http://home.comcast.net/~keithandtanya/difference.gif

Can someone possibly point me in the right direction to fix this? TIA! :thumbsup:
 

zagood

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Not sure about Win7, but in Vista you would go to Control Panel, search for Color Management, click on that, go to Advanced, and select default profiles for different devices.
 

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