"globetrotter" <globetrotter@xxxxxx> wrote ...
>I have an HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop running Vista. I used a Spyer2Pro to
> calibrate my monitor and use the accompanying ColorVision program to load
> resultant ICC custom profile as the default color profile via the Vista
> startup routine. The profile loads fine, and the color switches to the
> custom profile. After two or three minutes, however, the colors switch
> to the uncalibrated Vista default profile. Only a reboot will load the
> custom profile again. Any ideas? HP was no help. Thanks in advance.
This appears to be a common problem with Vista and ICCs - possibly a bug.
The ICC will load, but then the Gamma Look-Up Table will be reset following
a number of different actions. See for example: http://neosmart.net/blog/2007/window...mma-table-bug/
As far as I know, there is no bug number and no hotfix yet. Note that it may
be highly dependent on your graphics card hardware and driver, as well as
the Windows-supplied colour profile functions (unconfirmed).
As suggested in the above blog, running the DisplayProfile utility may be a
The Colour team at Microsoft have a blog site here: http://blogs.msdn.com/color_blog/default.aspx
. You may be able to contact
them directly to see if they know about the problem or the solution.
Good luck with it,
amclar (at) optusnet dot com dot au