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What Is dccw.exe & How Do I Use It to Calibrate My Computer?

A comprehensive guide on how to properly use the dccw.exe file


If you want to get the best color from your computer monitor, you can easily utilize the Display Color Collaboration (dccw.exe) function in Windows. In this article, we will help you understand what this executable file means and how to use it to calibrate your computer correctly.

We also recommend checking out our other articles discussing executable files like Cmmon32.exe and cmstp.exe.

What is dccw.exe?

Display Color Calibration Wizard (dccw.exe) is a tool that assists you in effortlessly configuring your computer’s brightness, gamma, contrast, and color settings. You can use this procedure to improve the color on your display and ensure that the colors look appropriate.

Would it be possible to Calibrate your monitor with DCCW?

Yes, it is very possible to calibrate your monitor with dccw and how to do this properly will be discussed in detail in the next section.

How do I use dccw.exe to calibrate my monitor?

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run dialogue, type dccw in the text field and hit Enter.
  2. Once the Digital Color Calibration Wizard opens up, click Next.
  3. Select the defaults for the brightness, contrast, and gamma settings on the Basic Color Settings screen and click Next.
  4. Use the slider on the modify Gamma screen to modify the gamma until the Good Gamma image looks correct then choose Next.
  5. Adjust the brightness and contrast using the Adjust Brightness and Contrast screen sliders until the image looks right, then hit Next.
  6. In the color balance section, use the sliders to balance the red, green, and blue colours on the grey bars, then click the Next button.
  7. Finally, click Finish to save the settings.
  8. Your monitor should be calibrated now. You can test the calibration by displaying an image or video with a wide range of colors and observing whether the colors appear accurate.

In conclusion, following the steps listed in this article should give you solid knowledge on how to calibrate your computer properly.

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