Delete calibrated display profile in Windows 7

Windows 7 allows you to create a calibrated display color profile to adjust the colors, contrast, brightness etc displayed by your monitor. This may help you being out the best in the way Windows 7 displays Aero effects and displays pictures. But on some computers, it may slow down Windows when you open pictures, photos etc. You can delete a calibrated color profile to get rid of this problem. Here is how:

In order to fix slow Windows Photo Viewer when browsing photos or pictures problem, just delete the Windows created Calibrated Display ICC Profile at the following location, and the opening and viewing of photos in the Windows 7 Photo Viewer will become normal again.

  1. Press key combination Windows Logo Key + R to open the Run dialog.
  2. Type %WinDir%System32spooldriverscolor in the Run dialog and press Enter.
  3. Select CalibratedDisplayProfile-0.icc by clicking on it.
  4. Press the Del key to delete it.

Now that you have deleted the calibrated display profile, you should see that Windows has become a little faster.