Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




177 posts

Master Geek


#191443 4-Feb-2016 12:45
Send private message

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.

 

 


Create new topic
23391 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #1485151 4-Feb-2016 12:52
Send private message

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.





Richard rich.ms

516 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #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?

 

 


 
 
 
 




177 posts

Master Geek


  #1485437 4-Feb-2016 20:28
Send private message

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.

 

 

 

 


Create new topic





Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chorus completes the build and commissioning of two new core Ethernet switches
Posted 8-Jul-2020 09:48


National Institute for Health Innovation develops treatment app for gambling
Posted 6-Jul-2020 16:25


Nokia 2.3 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Jul-2020 12:30


Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53


Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48


Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44


Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41


Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07


New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58


Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10


Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30


Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14


Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17


Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56


Apple introduces new features for iPhone iOS14 and iPadOS 14
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:28



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.