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Video is extremely bright or "washed out"

by grevelle2002 / September 13, 2008 9:15 PM PDT

Bought Summer, 2004 (Summer, 2004 Computer)
MicroCenter's PowerSpec
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.80 GHz
2.81 GHz, Dual Channel RAM 512 MB
Intel 82865G Graphics Controller
CRT Monitor

Bought August, 2007 (August, 2007 Computer)
Dell Inspiron 531
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+
2.31 GHz, Dual Channel RAM 2.75 GB
NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE nForce 430 (Latest drivers (175.19, installed, made monitor brighter)
LCD Monitor- SyncMaster 941BW (Analog)
NVIDIA Control Panel:
Brightness- 0
Digital Vibrance- 0
Contrast- 30
Image Sharpening- 0
Gamma- 50

Menu Buttons on LCD Monitor:
Brightness- 75
Contrast- 75

Summer, 2004 Computer kept giving me Blue Screen of Death so I bought August, 2007 Computer. Summer, 2004 Computer plays my music but all complex programs are run on August, 2007 Computer.

Digitally created images in Photoshop CS and CS3 display fine on both computers. On my
Summer, 2004 Computer in Premiere Pro 1.5, the rendered video would play fine. However, on my August, 2007 Computer in Premiere Pro CS3, the rendered video is extremely bright or "washed out".

How do I correct this?

Thank you in advance.

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This is more of PC fourm question.
by jcrobso / September 19, 2008 6:28 AM PDT

what kind of video card dose the Summer 07 PC have?
Please give more info on make an model. John

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Intel 82865G Graphics Controller
by grevelle2002 / September 19, 2008 6:51 AM PDT

It is an "Intel 82865G Graphics Controller" and the computer was purchased at MicroCenter.


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(NT) Is this on onboard VGA? John
by jcrobso / September 19, 2008 7:04 AM PDT
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by grevelle2002 / September 19, 2008 10:01 AM PDT

Sorry, John:

Summer, 2007 computer was purchased from Dell and the Graphics card is "NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE nForce 430".

I cannot determine if it has an onboard VGA; I assume it does.


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