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Custom gamma settings are lost on a Windows Vista-based computer, on a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computer, or on a Windows Server 2008-based computer

You use multiple monitors on a Windows Vista-based computer, on a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computer, or on a Windows Server 2008-based computer. Then, you use calibration tools or other programs to manipulate custom gamma settings. In this case, custom gamma settings may be lost after the fade-in effect is executed.

Note: The fade-in effect is executed in the following scenarios:

  • Lock and unlock the computer.
  • Resume the computer from sleep.
  • Resume the computer from hibernate.
There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB951537.

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