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Colour management works: you can expect the same colours IN EVERY COLOUR MANAGED APP, with careful use of settings. So Photoshop and Lightroom are colour managed. The others apps are not: the result will be random.
You have purchased a wide gamut monitor. You need to know that these are a specialist tool, made for particular narrow purposes, and you must use ONLY colour managed software (or accept wild colour variation). Don't use any of those apps you mention that are bad. If you need to use these apps get another monitor.
We all thought 15 years ago that all apps would be colour managed by now so it would just work. Unfortunately we are going backwards, not forward. The Windows 10 Photos app is NOT colour managed, even though the Windows 8 Photos app WAS.
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I believe that your issue is due to the way that non color managed application programs interface with high gamut monitor screens.
Some application developers still have not implemented color management (so the application has no way of adapting the data it send to your screen to provide correct appearance, it seems the W10 image viewer and IE are the ones affecting you adversely.)
It's already been suggested that you stop using the applications that cause you problems but that may not be an answer that you are willing to implement.
If you don't mind ceasing to use those applications when accuracy of appearance is important, great, but if not why not try this and see if you can work that way*:
I presume you are using Eizo's own Color navigator calibration software?
In your Color navigator calibration software, let's see how you are working right now -
check the first screen that comes up and make a list or screenshot of your current settings for:
if you are happy with the accuracy of your screen in a color managed application these do not need to be altered.
Now go to "create new target", select enter manually, then in the next screen "monitor gamut" select sRGB
this step reduces the gamut of the screen and will stop the oversaturation you're seeing in non color savvy applications.
Set brightness, white point & black level then the tone curve as per your notes
I suggest setting Priority to "standard"
save the setting with an informative name then run a calibration.
That should largely solve the issues you are seeing
*theres a "catch", you are reducing the gamut of your expensive screen to that of sRGB. It's not a ridiculous thing to do but you do need to bear that in mind.
I hope this helps
if so, please do mark my reply as "helpful" and if you're OK now, please mark it as "correct" below, so others who have similar issues can see the solution
neil barstow, colourmanagement
Thank you very much for your answer! This was helpful aswell for me because now I have the safety to know that lightroom and Photoshop show the right colors
a really good way to properly check display appearance is using something like this
Once you have a certified proof to hand you can rely on it for correct appearance and possibly adjust brightness and white target for calibration.
I seldom find a user who is 100% happy with the “standard” presets if display calibration software.
Nearly every time a reference based adjustment of calibration targets results in an improved match to print.