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Yellow tinge on screen

by danielcpotvin / January 20, 2014 8:02 AM PST


Recently my computer screen has been getting a yellow tint sort of thing. I know how to fix it temporarily, but whenever I restart my computer the issue returns.

To temporarily fix it, I just need to go to the color calibration option in the control panel and go to the second screen (i.e. hit 'next' once to get the 'Set basic colour settings' dialog box). Once I've done that the color returns to normal.

Interestingly, when I connect my laptop to two monitors, the laptop screen and one monitor have the yellow tint and one of the monitors is fine.

I would appreciate if anyone can help me with this issue.

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Is the color depth at 32?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 20, 2014 8:12 AM PST
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by danielcpotvin / January 20, 2014 9:55 AM PST

The color depth was set to 32-bit true color.

I only have one user account, but I created a guest account and the color seems fine on that one

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 20, 2014 1:50 PM PST
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MSFT never revealed enough to fix a broken profile. Try making a new account of the type you use and do more testing. MSFT has articles on how to move to a good profile.

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