How to calibrate your computer monitor with Windows 7

Like televisions, computer monitors must be calibrated. Sharon Vaknin shows you how to fine-tune colors and text in this How To.

Although "calibration" is usually used in the context of televisions, computer monitors (including laptop displays) must also be calibrated. Professionals charge hundreds of dollars to calibrate TV screens, but computer monitors are a little easier to calibrate.

Windows 7 comes with a built-in wizard, appropriately called "Calibrate Display Monitor," which guides you through the process of fine-tuning colors, brightness, contrast, and text. Take a look.

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Sharon Vaknin is a CNET How To expert who cooks up DIY projects, in-depth guides, and little-known tricks that help you get the most out of your tech. During her four years at CNET, she's covered social media, funky gadgets, and has shared her tech knowledge on CBS and other news outlets.

 

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