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Topic # 191443 4-Feb-2016 12:45
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Hi all - I've got this weird issue where my monitor will switch modes when displaying full screen 1080p movie content or full screen games. By switch modes I mean the resolution stays the same (1920x1080), but the colours somehow seem different, really saturated. Like if I load Starcraft and Ctrl-esc back into windows the colours will be way off.  After exiting the game, everything goes back to normal. Specs below:

 

Windows7 Pro, Quadro K2200 video card, Sony KDL-32W700C TV connected via Displayport. 

 

Its not a big deal as I don't watch full screen movies, I'm just curious to know what Starcraft would look like if it didn't switch modes lol.

 

 


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  Reply # 1485151 4-Feb-2016 12:52
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In the nvidia control panel you can change the video colour settings, That can be set to override the apps own settings, which may be the problem.





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  Reply # 1485166 4-Feb-2016 13:15

I had the same issue with windows 7 a game i was playing before and when you Alt+Tab the desktop would be really bright. But when you exited the game it was back to normal.

 

I am now on windows 10 and don't have that problem. Not sure if it was a windows thing or that I got a new Graphics card.

 

I did find playing in windowed mode didn't cause that issue perhaps try that?

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1485437 4-Feb-2016 20:28
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thanks that fixed it - I went to nVidia control panel > Adjust desktop color settings > 3. Apply the following enhancements > Content type reported to display: Desktop programs.  It was set to Auto select before.

 

 

 

 


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