There were some reports that the latest Windows 10 cumulative update causes an orange or red screen on some systems. As soon as the issue was reported by a number of users, it was initially assumed that this bug is specifically related to KB4512941. However, now it’s clear that the mysterious orange screen was actually caused by the Lenovo Vantage app.
According to the Lenovo forums, many Lenovo users have experienced a similar problem right after the release of Windows 10 May 2019 update. Apparently, the recent version of Windows 10 has some serious compatibility issues with the Lenovo Vantage app. When a user tries to grab a screenshot, the bug forces the system to display an orange or red tint on the screen.
In case if you are wondering, Lenovo Vantage allows Windows 10 users to update drivers, personalize settings, enhance performance along with WiFi security. The forum reports further suggest that this issue was specifically caused by an update to the Lenovo Vantage app.
A Lenovo user reported the issue on Microsoft’s forum.
My screen turns red when I capture a screenshot.
My screen turns red when I capture a screenshot. How can I turn it off? I haven’t changed any settings; yesterday it was fine. I tried using different snipping tools, and the regular PrtSc button. All red.
I have the night mode off, and everything else is regular.
It seems to be a widespread problem, here is how another user reported a similar problem in another thread.
Windows 10 V1903: Screen color suddenly reddish/orange – Update KB4512941 / Lenovo Vantage app to blame?
I have a problem with the screen color …. immediately after switching on the screen lights up normally and after 2 seconds the color turns yellow
How To Fix Lenovo Vantage app Orange Tint Bug On Windows 10 v1903?
There is no official confirmation from Lenovo or Microsoft at the moment. However, there are some potential workarounds that can help you fix the issue.
- If you are also experiencing a similar issue, open the Vantage app and click the Reset button. You can find this button under the Night Light option. This solution worked for many Lenovo users.
- If the problem still persists, simply uninstall the app and restart your system.
- Head towards the Microsoft Store and update the Vantage app.
Comment down below if you managed to fix this issue in some other way. We hope a patch will be available in the next few weeks.