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Are there computer programs for calibrating your computer screen colors?

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There are various programs from free and included in Windows XP on up to Windows 8. For Mac's, there are even more software products available. There are also various hardware calibration options but these tendtobe very expensive.

If you are using Windows, I might suggest a free program called f.lux. It recently went through a MAJOR upgrade. I first heard about it on Lifehacker before it was upgraded and absolutely hated it but the new and improved version is AWESOME!

Basically it adjusts your monitors to the current ambient light according to the time of day and your location. The First few days, I had to adjust it to my liking until my eyes adjusted but what I have now is a constant, natural looking screen and it would be difficult to tell the difference in a magazine versus looking at my old Gateway LCD.

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How do I calibrate my windows PC monitor?


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You can adjust the brightness and contrast of your monitor to improve the readability of text and to make digital pictures appear more like they'll look when printed.

To improve the results when adjusting the brightness and contrast settings for your display, use Display Color Calibration. (Display Color Calibration helps you adjust these color settings and others.) For more information about calibrating your display color in Windows, see Calibrate your display.

The way you adjust brightness and contrast varies and depends on your specific display.

Brightness and contrast buttons on the front of the monitor. Some monitors have brightness and contrast controls on the front and use the standard symbols shown in the following image.


On-screen menu. You can change the brightness and contrast settings for some displays by using an on-screen menu, and then setting the brightness and contrast in the resulting menu. Many times, you can view the on-screen menu by pressing a button-possibly labeled Menu-on the front of the monitor.



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Nokia designed the N97 with a touch-screen calibration program to remedy problems with the touch screen. Opening the touch-screen calibration program requires you to use the touch screen, which can prove difficult. You're forced to judge where to tap the screen because the screen isn't recording the precise location of your taps. To find the touch-screen calibration program, open the main menu, select "Settings" and then "Touch Input." The program provides on-screen instructions to help you finish calibrating the screen.

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- Press Scan
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Cleaning the printer
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Calibrating the printer There are two methods of calibrating the printer manual: at the printer or from the Toolbox on the computer. From the printer Turn the printer off and then on again. From the HP Color LaserJet 1500 or 2500 Toolbox on the computer
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  2. Click Diagnostic Tools on the left side of the screen on the Troubleshooting tab.
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From the HP Color LaserJet 2550 Toolbox on the computer
  1. Open the HP Color LaserJet 2550 Toolbox in one of the following ways:
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    • Select Start , Programs , Hewlett-Packard HP Color LaserJet 2550 series , and then HP LaserJet Toolbox to open the Toolbox from the Windows desktop.
  2. Click Print Quality Tools on the left side of the screen on the Troubleshooting tab.
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