Pink Problem

  dregn 06:20 25 May 2004
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Overnight my wife's PC has developed a pinkish cast in a lot of programs.
In MS Word the page is white but background is pink.
Frames in Windows are pinkish.
I have tried every tweak in 'Properties/Appearance/ etc but to no avail.
I am undecided as to whether the problem is with the Monitor ( NEC TFT ) or Win XP Pro.
Any ideas appreciated.

  Tog 07:18 25 May 2004

Make sure you have the correct monitor selected in the device properties list and the correct colour profile is loaded.

or maybe

Check the monitor setup/OSD for a setting called temerature. Try the various settings.

  ventanas 08:21 25 May 2004

You could try disconnecting the monitor from the pc (switch it off first) and then reconnecting it. Often works with this sort of thing.

  Stuartli 08:42 25 May 2004

Have you had any strong magnetic fields close to the monitor, such as unscreened speaker units or even a vacuum cleaner?

Usually the answer is to degauss the monitor but many do this every time you switch on - you'll hear a sudden buzz as it kicks in.

  dregn 08:47 28 May 2004

Thanks for all those suggestions, much appreciated.
I have been away for a few days but will try the fixes when our weekend visitors have departed and report!
Many thanks.

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