How to fix Samsung Defective Monitors?

The monitor profile “Samsung – Natural Color Pro 1.0 ICM” appears to be defective.
Please rerun your monitor calibration software.

I encountered this problem when running my Adobe Photoshop CS3. The error message occurs to most Samsung LCD Monitors which is the color management is control by an file with .ICM extension. This causes your screen showing other colors than normal. (example: yellowish). Solution: Apply a new color profile.

For Windows XP

Right-click the desktop, and click “Properties”
Click “Settings” Tab. Click “Advanced” button.
Click “Color Management” Tab.
Click “Add” button (To add a new color profile)
Select “sRGB” or “Adobe RGB”. Click Add.
Click OK once you are done.
Restart computer.

For Windows Vista / Windows 7

Right-click the desktop, and click “Personalize”
Click “Display Settings” Tab. Click “Advanced Settings” button.
Click “Color Management” button.
Click “Color Management” Tab.
select your monitor and tick the “use my settings for this device”.
Click “Add” button (To add a new color calibration file) to replace the defective one.
Select “sRGB” or “Adobe RGB”. Click Add.
Finally, set the Adobe RGB as the default for the monitor.
Restart computer.

For Windows 7

Go to Start> search programs type in Color Management click the first one under the control panel> under devices add the adobe gamma set it as your default and make sure the box is checked and it works

Samsung 2233BW Model (DVI Cable)

This applies for Windows 7.
Start > Search > Color Management Click and Advanced Tab > Click the Set Display
Choose for you Automatically
“Default – sRGB display profile with display hardware configuration data derived from calibration” – CalibratedDisplayProfile-0.icc

Samsung 2449HM (DVI Cable)

Start > Search > Color Management > Select the Devices tab.
Confirm your devices is listed then check “Use my settings for this device.”
Select “Add” and select the profile listed in SsDecimal’s Feb 4, 2011 reply.
Select “Set as Default Profile” and “Close.”
Restart system.

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3 thoughts on “How to fix Samsung Defective Monitors?

  1. Ayumilove

    @Copperjacket: You’re most welcome and Happy Chinese New Year 2016 🙂

  2. Copperjacket

    Thank you, I tried adding sRGB display for my Samsung SyncMaster 2243 and it worked, no more message.

    Thanks again.

  3. JL

    For Windows 7, under devices, the “Add” button is grayed out.