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

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Symptoms

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.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, install the MS08-025 security update. For more information about the MS08-025 security update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
941693 MS08-025: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel could allow elevation of privilege

Properties

Article ID: 951537 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008
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