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Colors are off on my new Asus laptop.

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I got an Asus laptop yesterday and the colors are really off compared to my old macbook. Is this quite normal for most laptops? and how would I go about fixing the colors. Reds sort of look like pinks.
I had to use the recovery partition to go back to factory install because I accidenatlly uninstalled the wireless internet and hd no internet. Can using the recovery partition to reinstall windows cause wrong colors on the laptop screen?
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I wonder if they calibrated it and you reset the calibration setting. Just a thought.
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Would using the recovery partition do that? I don't think it would because the recovery partition sets it back to as if you were booting up for the first time.
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If you go and search through the start menu there is a "Color Management" option. Using this you can check if it is using default settings. Most laptops do not have hardware adjustments so if windows is not changing the color settings then the panel is just crap.

The Macbook has a pretty good screen for a notebook (one of the best actually). Most TN panels are pretty terrible to be honest so you may need to temper your expectations.
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post #5 of 5
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Yea, the macbook even if it was an older model with os x tiger, the colors were accurate and the screen was clear. I guess the screen on this Asus looks like crap because I'm so use to the macbook screen. I'll just have to get used to it.
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