When I used Windows, every time I updated my video driver, Windows Photo Viewer returned to the days of old-fashioned, sepia-toned photos. The image and background space around the image had a yellow/tan tint. I'll show you how to fix this problem.
Note: This post is from 2010, but people have reported that this works for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.
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Here's how to fix the problem:
If these steps don't work for you, here are a few additional steps to try, based on comments from others who have read this post.
Instead of deleting your monitor's profile, you can make the new profile your default. On a two-monitor setup you'll need to do the same for both monitors.dgiakoumakis
If you have 2 monitors you have to do this process for both monitors. Actually, you may just have to do the dominant or main monitorGreg
I had to close the photos folder as well, not just Windowed Photo viewer.augustine864
entering Advanced - Change system Defaults, and deleting the profile from 'All Profiles' worked, deleting the monitor profile should force SRGB for all users on the machine.DSS
if someone facing that this didn't work (Samsung), try click on profiles button and set combine my profile with default setting. You can also try to save new profile after changes mentioned in this article.xt23
I needed a *Machine Reboot*.andre mikulec
Close the Color Management dialog box and then restart the computer to apply the setting.