Kathyinmo pink instead of blue on monitor

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by redtailgal, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. redtailgal

    redtailgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2011
    When viewing on her screen, kathyinmo sees pink where she should see blue, however her screenshots reveal blue to other users.

    Kathyinmo...may I place your screenshot here? (the one from the other thread)
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Sure! I welcome the help!
  3. redtailgal

    redtailgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2011
    step one:
    open a new tab and type : about:blank

    then press F11.........give a few seconds, and your screen should go white. Look carefully, do you see a blue tint? or a pink tint? or is it true white?

    Press F11 again to get your normal screen back. Let me know what you saw, and if needed we will make some gamma corrections

    Step two:

    go to this webpage http://www.blackle.com do the F11 key again, and check for a pink or blue "glow" you should have a true black background, if not we need to adjust your contrast.

    step three:

    This page is another one that should give you some ideas on your contrast, when things are right you should just barely see the line between each shade of color


    step four:

    tell me what you saw on these pages
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    It says, on that last site:
    Quote: .Well, I can not see the leftmost (column #1) rectangles. AND, 31-32 show no difference. I am thinking I have a bad monitor.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2012
  5. redtailgal

    redtailgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2011
    Well, that is what I am thinking too, but dont give up just yet.

    I'm not sure what OS you are running, but you may can fix this with a contrast adjustment.

    Let me know what version of windows you are running and who made your monitor, and we will see if we can adjust your contrast a little, and you may need to add a little gamma compensation. With a little luck, you'll get another year or so out of your monitor.
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Another year or two? Her monitor is BRAND NEW!?!?!?!
  7. redtailgal

    redtailgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2011
    Sorry! Dont shoot the messenger! [​IMG]

    It does sound like her monitor is going bad, however, I am that we can find that it is just bad settings, if not, and its new, then hopefully her warranty will replace it.
  8. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Sorry, I got booted off line after I posted. Darn satellite server...
    I think I will just return this monitor. I just got it a couple days ago.

    Windows 7 Home Premium is what I have. It also says: version 6.1 (Build 7601 service pack)
    The monitor is Acer.

    This is what I have........

    Monitor: 19" diagonal LCD monitor


    Computer: ZT Desktop PC Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 2TB HD &Blu-ray


    Includes Affinity 7622Mi desktop system, AC adapter, and manual
    • 3.4GHz second-generation Intel Core i7-2600 processor
    • Intel H67 Express chipset
    • 16GB DDR3 memory
    • 2TB SATA II hard drive
    • Blu-ray/DVD+/-RW combo drive
    • Integrated Intel HD graphics with dual-monitor capability
    • Six-/eight-channel ALC889 audio
    • USB keyboard
    • USB mouse
    • 10/100/1000 gigabit LAN
    • Front-panel 19-in-1 digital multimedia card reader
    • Four rear USB 2.0 ports
    • Two front USB 2.0 ports
    • Two rear USB 3.0 ports
    • Three analog audio ports
    • HDMI, DVI-D, VGA, PS2, RJ-45 ports
    • S/PDIF out
    • PCI/PCI Express slots
    • Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
    • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
    • 60 days of Symantec Norton Internet Security 2011
    • Measures approximately 13-7/8"H x 7-1/8"W x 16-7/8"D
    • UL listed; 1-year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
    • Assembled in USA from domestic and imported parts
  9. redtailgal

    redtailgal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 27, 2011
    Shoot, if you can return it, then yes return it and have them replace it.

    If you have trouble with your new monitor, let me know. (your settings may be off, sometimes computers will self adjust to compensate)
  10. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Thank you so much for all your help!

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