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Monitor too bright after computer upgrade

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Cartoper, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Cartoper

    Cartoper Guest

    I just upgraded my computer. The video card in the old system is a
    Sapphire HD 2600 XT. The new system has a MSI Radeon 4650. Before I
    installed the video drivers for the new card the brightness looked
    about right. After installing the drivers, the screen is way too
    bright. So I know it is not a monitor issue.

    Has anyone else run into this before? Any suggestions?
    Cartoper, Feb 20, 2009
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  2. Cartoper

    Booty Bandit Guest

    In the Catalyst Control Center go to Color tab and click on the "Reactivate
    Ati color control" button. This should help.
    Booty Bandit, Feb 20, 2009
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  3. Cartoper

    Cartoper Guest

    Perfect, thank you!
    Cartoper, Feb 20, 2009
  4. Cartoper

    Booty Bandit Guest

    Perfect, thank you!

    You're welcome!
    Booty Bandit, Feb 20, 2009
  5. Cartoper

    Cartoper Guest

    Actually I spoke too soon. After I clicked the <Reactivate ATI color
    controls>, the button was disabled. Next I profiled the monitor with
    x-rite eye-one display 2. Then I saw that the <Reactivate ATI color
    controls> was enabled again, so I clicked on it and the monitor went
    from looking good to way too bright again. I am also seeing a LOT of
    ghosting on my CRT, I have the NEC MultiSync FP2141SB. This evening I
    discovered that I did not have the latest ATI Drivers, so I upgraded
    those to:

    Driver Packaging Version 8.582-090203a-075977C-ATI
    Catalystâ„¢ Version 09.2
    Provider ATI Technologies Inc.
    2D Driver Version
    2D Driver File Path /REGISTRY/MACHINE/SYSTEM/ControlSet001/Control/
    Direct3D Version
    OpenGL Version
    Catalystâ„¢ Control Center Version 2009.0203.2228.40314
    Cartoper, Feb 21, 2009
  6. Cartoper

    Bazzer Smith Guest

    Bazzer Smith, Mar 23, 2009
  7. Cartoper

    pokey man Guest

    my monitors' so bright i gotta wear shades... LOL

    pokey man, Mar 25, 2009
  8. Cartoper

    Mike Ray Guest

    Check CCC (ATI's software) and see if you can adjust brightness. I know
    you can for 3D, you should be able to adjust desktop also.
    Mike Ray, Mar 25, 2009
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