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Poor Contrast (Black) on Desktop PC

Posted on 2011-10-29
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Last Modified: 2013-11-08
I have a desktop PC running windows 7 Ultimate aand I am unable to get a good Contrast between Black & White.
I am using an ACER19" Monitor (New) and all of the colours are a "Milky" tone with very poor Black aand dark greys.
I have tried to ensure that the Display adaptors are upto date but the problem persists, I have tried 2 different monitors but with the same result.
I attach an Everest profile of the PC for information on the system
Question by:John Goodger
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 140 total points
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Hello johngoodger, what video card do you have in your system and how it connected? (VGA/DVI)
What type of monitor do you have? Brand is Acer but what type it (is a flatscreen I presume)?

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by:John Goodger
ID: 37050478
Onboard graphics and lcd vga monitor - files attached.
Monitor Name      Generic PnP Monitor [NoDB]
Model      Acer G195HQV
Max. Visible Display Size      41 cm x 23 cm (18.5")
I have also tried a Samsung syncmaster monitor - same results.
I have used Device manager on Win 7 to update chipset driver - currently indicating that I hsve the best driver.

Device Description      Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family

Driver Date      9/23/2009
Driver Provider      Intel Corporation

I have also done a Clean install of Win7 Ultimate

BIOS String      Intel Video BIOS
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nobus earned 360 total points
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by:John Goodger
ID: 37054327
Installing the driver update and correctly setting-up the new Acer monitor supplied software "did the trick"
cmpleted the task by calibrating settings on windows 7 Ultimate

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