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Is there a way to get individual .icc color profiles to stick when put in surround mode?

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Hey all, I recently acquired 3 Asus VG248QE monitors. I tried running Lightboost on them in surround but couldn't get it set up right so gave up on that for now. However, since then, my monitors seem to be all out of whack as far as calibration goes (none of them are the same). Well, I happened to also just acquire a Spyder 3 Elite display calibrator. I calibrated all 3, and bam they are all gorgeous and perfect in color again. Then I enabled surround vision, and there goes my monitor calibration all out of whack again.

So, I'm not sure if there's some Windows settings holding over that have the monitors all out of whack calibration wise. I'm not sure if having Lightboost enabled has changed something on the monitors. I don't really know what has changed because they were all very close from the factory (although all very uncalibrated).

My question is, is there a way to get individual .icc profiles that the Datacolor software has created to stick when I move into surround mode? If not, then I need to figure out how to calibrate them on the monitors OSD themselves that way it doesn't require software to make it stick. I'm not sure how I would pull that off though since the Spyder does everything automatically through its software. Also, is there a way to hard reset the firmware on the monitors so they are back to factory settings all over? Maybe that and a Windows reinstall (going to happen anyways) will get my factory color profiles back and I can use a single Spyder profile from there.

Just not really sure how they got so out of whack, and I'm pretty new to using monitors in an any more advanced way than pulling it out of the box, setting it on my desk, and hitting the power button.
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Id like to know as well
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Hardware calibration accomplishes gamma and color changes that OSD settings can't achieve. The OSD in most monitors can change RGB levels, but it's almost always better to keep the levels at default and let the colorimeter make the necessary changes at the software level.

I'm bumping this because I'd also like an answer as to whether or not individual profiles can be set for Nvidia Surround.
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I have since relegated to just calibrating on my middle monitor since that is what I look at the most. It applies the same color profile across all 3. Somewhere, it is loading that color profile for each monitor. It has to be possible to load separate ones. I just have never figured out how or ran across any way to. So thanks for bumping, because I'm still interested in an answer.
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