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Hi. I have an LG W2486L and today I noticed this problem:



See how the colors look like 16-bit? In Windows 7 Advanced Display Settings, it already says 32-bit color depth. What is going on? I tried to reboot and I reset the monitor to factory settings. It's using HDMI.

I haven't touched any display settings yesterday :S I woke up and found it like this.
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post #2 of 11
Try reinstalling your graphics drivers. Uninstall them and use DriverSweeper to make sure they're completely removed.
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post #3 of 11
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Ok I'll try and get back to you. Thanks for a speedy reply.
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post #4 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrw1986 View Post
Try reinstalling your graphics drivers. Uninstall them and use DriverSweeper to make sure they're completely removed.
Uninstalled Catalyst Drivers using DriverSweeper and reinstalled the latest from the AMD website. Still the same issue. Any ideas?
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post #5 of 11
Hmmm...let me look into it! Out of curiosity, do you have another graphics card you can try? Also, is this only occurring at the login screen?
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post #6 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrw1986 View Post
Hmmm...let me look into it! Out of curiosity, do you have another graphics card you can try? Also, is this only occurring at the login screen?
I don't have another card. It occurs everywhere but it is clearer on the login screen with these colors. I've changed from HDMI to DVI and the same problem remains.
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post #7 of 11
Do you have another display you could try?
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post #8 of 11
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Nope. I'll try ubuntu for tonight and tomorrow I'll see if I can steal a screen.
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post #9 of 11
Ok let me know how it goes. That information will be great to help me troubleshoot the problem.
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LG 20X Super-Multi DVD/CD Burner XSPC RayStorm Black Ice Pro III MCP655 w/ Alphacool Plexi Top 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK-Multioption RES X2 100 Basic Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Dell U2312HM Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1x Plextor PX-256M3 2x WD 320gb SATA II (RAID 0) 1x WD 750gb SATA II 2x Samsung 1TB SATA II 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG 20X Super-Multi DVD/CD Burner XSPC RayStorm Black Ice Pro III MCP655 w/ Alphacool Plexi Top 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK-Multioption RES X2 100 Basic Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Dell U2312HM Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
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post #10 of 11
Thread Starter 
Btw what's the term used to describe this problem?
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