Why are my Mirrors reflecting blue


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It must be something wrong in my computers settings if you are able to get regular reflections. Thanks Jon. And Kirk I turned optimizations off to no avail. Then I tried optimizations off and hardware filtering off, still nothing.

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I'm not sure what is happening. I tried on my new Dell which has both Intel 4600 and Nvidia graphics and both graphics processors appear to work correctly. It is possible that the Intel 2500 graphics driver is the problem.

 

I went to the Intel site and it appears that there is a newer version listed there for the 2500 (10.18.10.3345). This is what Chief lists for my 4600.

 

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