Windows Photo Viewer Background Colour not white


I have just upgraded my computer to Windows 7 and noticed that the background colour of Windows Photo Viewer is no longer white.  The colour is beige/orange and my photos appear to have a tint of beige/orange too when I view them with Windows Photo Viewer.  Is there a way to turn the background back to white so that my photos wouldn't appear orange?



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Last updated January 10, 2020 Views 23,551 Applies to:

Do you have a Samsung LCD monitor? There is a known problem with an updated driver that was conflicting with Windows' Color Management System.

Its to do with the color management system.Heres how to correct it:

  1. open control panel
  2. type color in the search bar and click on the green color management link
  3. in the dialog that appears tick the box under your monitor name which says "use my settings for this device"
  4. click on the add button
  5. There will appear a list of color profiles. You want to select sRGBIEC611966-2.1 and click ok
  6. click on the set as default profile button and then close button

 Repeat this procedure for each monitor you may have.

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