Bad monitor profile, display is unreadable on Mac OSX
Ran i1DisplayPro to create a display profile, after clicking the "Save Profile" option the screen turned white or is completely unreadable. This can occur if the instrument was placed on the screen backwards or if there is a conflict with the ADC functionality of the software and the monitor.The simplest way to remove the corrupted profile is to boot up the computer in safe mode and delete the file itself. Follow these steps to start up into safe mode.
Start or restart your Mac.
Immediately after you hear the startup sound, press and hold the Shift key.
Release the Shift key when you see the Apple logo appear on the screen.
After the Apple logo appears, it might take longer than usual to reach the login screen or your desktop. This is because your Mac performs a directory check of your startup disk as part of safe mode. To leave safe mode, restart your computer without pressing any keys during startup.
Once the computer is completely booted up navigate to this location: Users>Library>ColorSync>Profiles
Locate the bad profile and delete it to the Trash bin. Reboot the computer and it will load the generic profile that came with the monitor. These are hidden Library folders however, the easiest way to temporarily reveal the ~/Library folder is to open Finder. On the menu bar, at the top, select Go to reveal the drop-down menu and then hold down the Option key (marked ALT) and you will see the ~/Library folder appear. You may now select this ~/Library folder with your mouse or trackpad.
As soon as you release the Option key, the ~/Library folder will be hidden once more. Next profile the screen once again with these settings:
Next profile the monitor using these settings:
Launch i1Profiler and select Display Profiling
Set the White Point to CIE Illuminant D65, luminance 80-120cd/m depending on what your ambient lighting is.
Leave Gamma settings as Standard for tonal response curve and gamma 2.2.
Under the Measurement option uncheck or Disable the ADC option.
Click Start Measurement and at the next screen un-check Contrast and RGB Controls leaving only brightness selected. Click Next. (You might be prompted to move the ambient cover into the correct position at this page before it allows you to move forward.)
Place the instrument on the screen when prompted ensuring that the side that looks like a camera lens with the felt around it is laying flat against the screen. After the measurements are complete it will bring you back to the measurement page, click next to take you to the ICC Profile options.
When saving the profile, use a unique name (i.e., insert the month and year BEFORE the “.icc”). The profile name MUST end with “.icc”.
Set the Reminder and leave the Ambient Monitoring off.
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