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Old 08-26-2016, 07:12 PM   #1
Andrew B.
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Default Color problems on new computer

I have not had the necessary focus to research this. My searches always come up too broad. But here's my problem

With my previous Toshiba laptop I set up the color using DataColor Spyder Pro 4. After that, there is a thing that some software does where it looks for color hinting in an image or movie file and uses it to improve the color. And it ends up looking better than my calibrated monitor. Programs like ACDSee have this feature. I can have it turned on or off. And some programs do this better than others.

Now, with my current HP computer I set things up the same way. Except when I have software set to use the hints, the photos and movies look worse than my calibrated monitor, and worse than my uncalibrated monitor. They appear with exaggerated contrast and over saturated colors.

So there is something in the translation process that is messed up. Something unique to this computer. Like display adapter or something else. And maybe some way to fix it.

Any idea where the problem can be?

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