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Q: How do I fix a dim screen when brightness is at 10...

I am a teacher and we use chrome books daily. However, I have 4 chrome books that have the exact same problem. It looks like a black screen, however the chrome book is turned on and brightness is at 100%. I can barley make out that the computer is working, however if I conect it to the projector I can see the display. Thank you

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Hello,

My laptop: Dell Latitude E5550 - 15.6" FHD - Core i5 5300U - Intel HD Graphics 5500 - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit - 8 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD.

Does anybody know what drivers/software is responsible for displaying On Screen Volume and Screen Brightness Indicator (while pressing Fn+F2,F3,...) ?

What I've found so far that the Dell QuickSet may does the work (link to this solution: No Level Indicator When Using Keyboard Audio Volume Controls), but I couldn't find a compatible version of this soft with Dell Latitude E5550.

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Hey guys

I have a very small problem here. I had a recent format to my laptop. Assume now that I am working on the battery. Whenever I plug in the AC, screen brightness increases perfectly. No problem here. Now imagine, I put the laptop to sleep or hibernate and I plug in the AC. Whenever the laptop comes from sleep or hibernate, screen brightness stays dimmed. I need to adjust it manually every time.

Did any of you experienced something similar to this one? I checked other posts but most of them are related with not being able to change the brightness manually. Nothing like my problem.

I appreciate any suggestion

A:Screen Brightness

[Help] to disable Smartdimmer - LaptopVideo2Go Forums

Try this mans approach.
Check back to see if we need to go any further.

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HP OMNI 120 AIO PC -   Model: 120-1111la I Just need to know how to reduce / increase the sceen brightness!  Got to be so easy but I just cant find how, I have spent hours looking, apart from telling me how to do it can someone tell me how I should go about finding it, obviously I am not using the right "logic"! 











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Thanks so much, I wonder what the logic of putting it there is...  From an OS X Geek trying to make sense of Windows!

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I'm running Windows '98 on a 'Tiny' tower system and monitor.
I recently reinstalled Windows on my sysytem following virus problems which have now been solved.

Before reinstalling Windows I was having problems with the brightness of my screen - basically it was very dark - which I was correcting by going to [Settings],[Control panel],[Display], [Setting], [Advanced], [Color] and changing the settings there.

Now I've reinstalled Windows I've lost the [Color] tab on the [Advanced] window and I'm unable to brighten my display.

My display driver is the most up to date available in the windows database - please help me change the brightness of my display.
 

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Hi I have a HP envy m6 notebook and when im viewing websites the brightness will keep randomly changing.
why is this and how do I stop it?
ive gone into the settings and turned off the 'enable adaptive brightness' but it still seems to keep happening
any ideas?

A:Screen brightness

Are you using an HP branded power adapter? Cheap generic ones, can cause power fluctuations.

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I can hardly see the screen
It just goes down on its own.
I to have some control oer the brightness, and have got it set NOT to go to sleep on or off the battery.
It's a full whack now, and it's still not bright enogh.
Its just started doing it since i had to get my system re-set. I used to do it befoer but I managed to get it so that it didnt do it on its own.
I checked in power serttings and i defintiely do not have it set to go dim after a while.
Would love some help cos its too dark and hurting my eyes at the moment.
thanks
 

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I've noticed this happen twice. All of a sudden the screen flickered for just a second and the colors on the screen got brighter. By brighter I mean the the actual color changed (ex. my blue taskbar looked grayish). Both times my laptop was plugged in and the second time it happened I simply unplugged the computer and it changed back. After plugging the adapter back in the screen went to plugged in settings, but did not change the colors. The two times were separated by about two weeks.

I'm curious what might be causing this. It's probably just some little bug with a driver but I wanted to know what you guys thought.
 

A:Screen Brightness

Try uninstalling the monitor driver, re-booting, and letting it re-load the driver when it loads.
 

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I upgraded to Windows 10 and now the screen is too bright.  The buttons when used don't adjust the screen brighness at all.  I upgraded the drivers and it still does not work.  Any suggestions or has anyone else has this issue?

A:Screen Brightness

Hi, Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your Envy 17 series notebook - you can usually get this by holding down the fn key and pressing esc, otherwise see Here for a guide on locating this information. Regards, DP-K

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HiI can't adjust my screen brightness. I right-clicked on the desktop and selected Display Settings and the brightness adjustment bar was moveable, but it had no effect. Now, when I right click and select display settings, the brightness adjustment bar is no longer there.Currently the display is too bright and is quite glaring causing eye strain.Any help would be welcome.ThanksDaniel

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hi, i hope you guys can help me with this.....i upgraded to windows seven and love it. there has only been one big problem....when i unplug my dell inspiron 1720 laptop the screen dims significantly.....and the button on my lap top wont make it brighter. When i click the battery button "adjust plan brightness" is up all the way for running on battery.....any help....i use it alot not plugged in school and its way to dim to use like this...
JOHN

A:Screen Brightness

The first step would be to see if there any Win7 drivers for your computer.
I did not see any .... Yet...Maybe the vista 32 drivers will work for now.

Drivers & Downloads

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I have a Lenovo y560 and the screen brightness juss keeps changing on its own, i try to set it to a brighter settingand it justs lowers itself back down within seconds, the laptop is also running windows 7 64 bit if that could be a cause.
 

A:Screen brightness changes on its own?

Your computer's got an ambient light sensor to detect and automatically adjust screen brightness based on surrounding lighting. You'll have to disable the setting. Lenovo has their own energy management program that has a setting for it, but I'd imagine there's something in the Control Panel (maybe Power Options?) that allows you to turn the setting off.
 

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Hey,

I have just gone from Win XP SP3 to Windows 7. Two nights ago is when I installed windows 7 everything was fine then after restarting my netbook my screen brightness went down so I went to download the utility tool for my Display Manager. Other hotkeys work perfect just not my brightness.

When my netbook starts up I can change the brightness up from one bar to two bars (20%) but no more. I have even reinstalled the tools again but nothing works for my brightness and there is nothing on the power options for the brightness.

Here is the link to my netbook - Please help me as I need my screen brighter
http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/...uters&subtype=nseries&model_cd=NP-NC10-KA02UK
 

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am not able to change screen brightness? 

A:Screen brightness

Hi: Did you install the graphics driver?  That would be the only suggestion I can offer. This package provides the driver that enables the Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp75501-76000/sp75508.exe Check to ensure you see the Intel graphics adapter listed in the device manager under the display adapters device manager category. If you see a Standard VGA Adapter, that means the graphics driver did not install.

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My model is 15-ay019TUI cant see bluetooth icon and intel graphics option even after installing drivers downloaded from hp site for my device... I cant adjust brightness.. Please help

A:Re: why can't I adjust the brightness of my screen on my

Hi @Shubhamrawat, Welcome to the HP Forum! I am pleased that you have become a HP Forum member. It is such a wonderful site to find answers and tips. Here is a link to guide you to having the most rewarding experience and answer any concerns about posting: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More What operating system are you running? I grasp that you are experiencing a difficulty, with Bluetooth, graphics and adjusting the brightness of the display.  When I checked the specifications for your notebook, I noticed it came with FreeDOS 2.0.  You have switchable graphics on your computer and I would be happy to help with installing the drivers but do need to know what your operating system is. In the meantime, you could try running the HP Support Assistant  to aid with drivers.  When you have resolved your difficulty, would you choose "Accepted Solution" on that post to alert other members and visitors to your success and perhaps help them. To show appreciation for my help. please click the "Thumbs Up Icon" below.

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Hello!

I have a problem wtih the screen brightness on my laptop. The problem is that the screen looses brightness whenever I plug-in or plug out the charger. In the display brihtness menu I have set the maximum brightness for every power plan - just in case and in advanced options I have disabled the dimming option. But the screen still looses brightness every time I plu -in or remove the charger. So I have to change the brightness manualy every time. And when I do so, lower the brightness but the brightness actually increases and I am clueless what to do.

A:screen brightness problem

Can you test with another charger?

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I know there have been a million questions about not being able to adjust the brightness on the HP Envy 23 desktop touchscreen monitors.  I have tried some of the responses, but also don't want to screw up my computer.  I cannot get the brightness button to work.  I really need to adjust the brightness, but cannot.  I guess I don't understand why we have to go through all this hassle when there is a brightness control button right in the settings.?  Help please.  TIA

A:Envy 23 screen brightness

Hi Please try this step Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Display > Adjust Resolution  Click "Advanced Settings" Click "Intel(R) HD Graphis Control Panel Click "Graphics Properties..." Click "Display" Click the "Color" tab You can adjust the brightness under the "Color Enhancement" heading. ====================================================Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP. ====================================================**Click the KUDOS star on the left to say 'Thanks'**

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I'm not sure if this is in the right forum. But in the last couple months, once in a blue moon I couldn't change my screen brightness, and now in the last couple days it's gotten a whole lot worse. Usually, I can't change brightness either via my 'fn -/+' hotkeys or via the actual brightness slider in the power panel. A full reboot or simple hibernation then reboot both let me change brightness again. But the last couple days, restarting the computer just puts the brightness on either fully dimmed or fully bright, and I still can't change it.

This is an HP G60 laptop, and I've had windows seven for a year on it. Like I said above it only started a couple months ago then got worse this week, and what I've found on google so far was all for newly-updated-to-seven issues. My drivers all seem to be up to date according to the windows update driver function... Can anyone help me?

A:Can't adjust screen brightness??

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bookluvr416


I'm not sure if this is in the right forum. But in the last couple months, once in a blue moon I couldn't change my screen brightness, and now in the last couple days it's gotten a whole lot worse. Usually, I can't change brightness either via my 'fn -/+' hotkeys or via the actual brightness slider in the power panel. A full reboot or simple hibernation then reboot both let me change brightness again. But the last couple days, restarting the computer just puts the brightness on either fully dimmed or fully bright, and I still can't change it.

This is an HP G60 laptop, and I've had windows seven for a year on it. Like I said above it only started a couple months ago then got worse this week, and what I've found on google so far was all for newly-updated-to-seven issues. My drivers all seem to be up to date according to the windows update driver function... Can anyone help me?


since a reboot fixes it (at least temp.) it is probably not hardware but software. Do you have a backup from before the problem started getting worse?

Do you have the win 7 dvd to do a repair install?

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First of all: lowering brightness does not help, I tried it.

On my monitor it seems like everything is too bright, as in places that should be pitch black are a bit too light. For example: on my iPod, even with full brightness settings everything looks normal, but on my PC's monitor it just doesn't look right.

I calibrated color and setting gamma way low really helped, but my contrast is set to full, and my brightness is 75.

The strange thing: when I ran Crysis 1, it fixed the monitor color! So I know the darn thing is capable, I just don't know how to.

When I closed down Crysis it went back to normal.

A:Screen seems like it isn't dark enough(not brightness).

Jaypaul,

Your system specs will be helpful.

Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec (left-hand column)

To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) or SIW or System Info

Add the word laptop or desktop or netbook to the
“system manufacturer” block, for example,
Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES.

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I have gone into the control panel and tried changing the screen brightness but nothing seems to work. I am the system administer so I should be able to set all changes. Hope you can give me some direction.

A:Can't change the brightness of screen.

It might help if you told us what kind of computer it was.

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I cant be able to turn up or down my pc brightness. i upgraded it to Windows 10 pro. Will be kind of you to send me a link to the driver to correct this.... here are some key info. you may need. WINDOWS 10 PRO64bitsOS,INTEL (R) CORE(TM)i3-4005uCPU @1.70GHZRAM 4GB

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I AM USING Z580,WIN 7 HOME BASIC 64 BIT.MY PROBLEM IS THAT WHENEVER THE SYSTEM REBOOT OR STARTUP  THE SCREEN BRIGHTNESS RESET TO MINIMUM,MOREOVER THE SCREEN  BRIGHTNESS TAB IN POWER FUNCTION DOES NOT WORK SHOWS NO EFFECT ON INCREASING OR DECREASING THE TAB. I HAVE TO INCREASE THE BRIGHTNESS BY PRESSING FUNCTION KEY+UP ARROW.PLEASE HELP ME SHOW THAT MY BRIGHTNESS SETTING DOESN'T CHANGE AFTER REBOOT .  










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Please don't use high case letters, they are difficult on the eye, and are considered  as shouting. To your problems did this problem exist from the start, or did it just start to happen recently? When you left click on the task bar icon for your power plan and then choose ''Adjust  Screen Brightness''you say that it doesn't work. the slider there doesn't   function at all? Are your drivers updated? Start laptop in Safe Mode and see if it works there or not! At last resort you could reinstall the software. Let us know how you go.   

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Hey guys,

I've tried a bunch of things, but the maximum brigntnes on the LCD screen of my E1505 is still very dim compared to a regular VGA LCD monitor. I tried changing things in the ATI Catalyst driver (and the UP/DOWN brightness funcion on the keyboard) but it's still very dim. I'm getting frustrated... any ideas guys?

Thanks,
Josh
 

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[PC: Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit]
I am using a desktop pc which does not have keyboard shortcuts for adjusting screen brightness (eg Fn+Fx). Is there a way I can create a shortcut for adjusting screen brightness (eg Cntrl+PgeUp)?
Thanks.

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Hi all,

My desktop machine is a Windows 7 32-bit. My problem is that when I read a PDF, the brightness of screen bothers me and I want to reduce it. My monitor is a Samsung LCD and only has a button. When I press it one time it turn the screen on/off and when I press and hold it, it just adjusts the wallpaper.

Is there a way to reduce it?
 

A:How to reduce my screen brightness

Your going to have to post the exact model of your monitor for us to help you because its going to be the monitor that reduces the brightness.
 

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I have a new computer , HP recline 23 . OS is win8.1 . It came out of the box with win8 , so I had MS store update to 8.1.

The screen is set very bright , OK for day use but too bright for night use .

My problem is that I can't adjust the screen brightness. After clicking on the charms menu and clicking on settings , the brightness icon is greyed out . It says windows cannot adjust brightness on this computer. I tried the various locations where the brightness slider may be but all the relevant screens show no brightness slider.

I don't know whether win 8 had the brightness control before upgrading to 8.1 ( I mention this because several people complain that after upgrading to 8.1 , they loss brightness control amd regained it by rolling back the driver )

I tried the update driver option but it says my driver is already updated. The roll back option is greyed out
BTW the display adapter shows two adapters : Intel 4600 and Gforce GT730 . How do I check which one is being used?
Any ideas?

A:I cant adjust the screen brightness

Hello sportflyer,

You might see if you may be able to adjust your screen brightness using one of the other options in the tutorial below. Be sure to also look at the related tutorial links at the bottom to see if one may also be affect the brightness level.

Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8

Hope this helps.

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well when my laptop is plugged in it shows maxiumum brightness, but when its not plugged in it become brighter, yet brightness setting shows in the middle, for not plugged in, how can i get the plugged in brightness to equal unplugged brightness, and I have tried changing power settings.

A:Screen Brightness adjusting help

First of all, please specify maker and model of your laptop. Some vendors could have their own third party replacements for some functions.

Also, please go to Control Panel - Power Options - on the right side of your current active power plan select "Change plan settings" - in the next window click "Change ADVANCED power settings" - then navigate to - Display - Display brightness and check percentage.

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Hi,
I am very unhappy owner for a Dell XPS 13 computer (it is a *** computer!). 
The latest issue, of many, it is not possible to change screen brightness. I have tried with on patch and one new setting (Power Options > Change Plan Settings > Change Advanced Power Settings > Display > Enable adaptive brightness) but it still does not work. 
What can the problem be? 
//Karl

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The Fn key works with all Fn commands on the laptop keyboard (i.e. volume, standby, mic, etc) all except for the brightness keys. Is there a power or bios setting that is causing this?

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I am using an HP Compaq 6730s laptop, running Windows 7 Home Premium. The problem I have is that while trying to open my Device Manager (as advised) using the fn key and F keys, I managed to dim the brightness of my screen, and now have no idea how to lighten it again.

I have tried the fn key and F7 and F8, which have the sunshine and lightbulb on them, but nothing happens. Now I'm having to squint to see anything... *rolls eyes*

Does anyone know any other way to brighten the screen.?
 

A:Screen Brightness Problem

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Hey, Guys.

I just yesterday finished my new computer (16Gb RAM, i5-4470k, GTX 770, Win 8.1, etc.) and I just today realized that I cannot change the screen brightness. The button is grayed out and says "Unavailable" which I know cannot be possible.

Now, i have done my research and people say that the fix is to update your drivers through the Device Manager, and I have tried that to no avail. I have tried all possible combinations of "Display Adapters" and "Monitors" drivers. None work. I have been restarting my computer after every change and I have no idea what there is left to do.

One thing that I might add is that a lot of people remedy this problem by reverting their Intel Integrated drives back to an older version, but I do not have an option to change it's drivers. It shows up nowhere in the Device manager.

My eyes are burning as I am typing this and I would even go for a third-party brightness program (if that even exists).

Thanks in Advance,
Cam

A:Cannot change screen brightness in Win 8.1

Hello Cam, and welcome to Eight Forums.

See if this may be able to help. If this is for a desktop PC, then you'll need to manually adjust the brightness level on the monitor itself.

Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8

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I am unable to change the brightness of my laptop screen. When I use the the brightness keys, the level indicator goes up and down, as though the brightness of the screen were changing, but the brightness remains at 100%. the same happens when I try to change the brightness through the power settings.I have tried uninstalling the pnp driver and updating it, but this hasnt helped thanks for any advice!jack

A:screen brightness won't change

Hello @jackd96, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I understand that you are having an issue adjusting your brightness, and wanted to help! Try pulling up your Device Manager in the Start Menu.  Expand the Monitors section, and right click on Generic PnP Monitor.  Then click Enable.  Let me know how it goes. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution" , this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi, i've upgraded to windows 7 recently on my laptop and i think that it's really great compared to vista.

I have no problem with most of the things except for the ability to adjust brightness.
I could not change brightness the way i used to by using the FN + left/right key, nor the slider in power options menu.

The screen seems to be at the maximum brightness,which in turn causing my eye to hurt after some time of usage.

Any idea why? I need some help here.
Btw i am using Aspire 6935G.

A:Cannot adjust screen brightness.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kansianz


Hi, i've upgraded to windows 7 recently on my laptop and i think that it's really great compared to vista.

I have no problem with most of the things except for the ability to adjust brightness.
I could not change brightness the way i used to by using the FN + left/right key, nor the slider in power options menu.

The screen seems to be at the maximum brightness,which in turn causing my eye to hurt after some time of usage.

Any idea why? I need some help here.
Btw i am using Aspire 6935G.


it's likely you will need to install a utility for that control to work

Ok did some searching , goto the acer website\ support and pick > notebook > aspire > 6935G > then pick your Operating System and make sure you have all the drivers and applications they list

let us know how it goes ?

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I was very grateful to forum members for their response to my first question here, and I'd like to ask another, on a different matter.

I run 8.1 on a Dell laptop. The screen is extremely bright and glaring, very hard on the eyes. When I turn down the brightness to an acceptable level, text loses definition. So I've tried new themes, both Windows and also Firefox add-ons. But then I find photographic images from news sites such as Yahoo disappear - not all of them, but some. Is there any way of preventing this?

Thanks for any help.

A:Screen brightness/Themes

Windows default themes are the best

Just change the wall paper

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     Hello All:      I have been using this HP Pavilion dv6-1334us and wXP for 7-year.      Recently I feel that the brightness of the screen is a little bit too low/dark.I want to adjust it to higher/brighter, but can not find the key/way!      Could you please tell me?        --Zhao

A:How change the brightness of screen?

@zpxykm? Try using Fn F8. REO

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Hi, I have been having an issue recently with newer games. The games I play now are starting to override my gpu screen brightness settings and reverting them back to original brightness.

Basically I have my screen brightness set lower than normal through my gpu control panel. When I play some of these newer games now they override my gpu settings and revert them back to normal, even after the game is exited. I have to then go back into my gpu cotrol panel and set it back to what I had it originally.

This has happened with 2 different graphics cards, Nvidia and AMD both using their gpu display settings panel. Which would be Nvidia Control Panel, and AMD Cataclysm/Crimson Control Panels. Also with different drivers. The games I've had issues with are Fallout 4, Warhammer Vermintide, and now Ghost in the Shell Online. So I don't know if its an issue just for me or if that's just how games are being made now to use their brightness settings to override mine. Any thoughts?

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So I have read a lot of diffrent ways to solve this problem and I have searched for hours looking for a solution, yet nothing i've tried has worked for me. Whenever i press the fn key and try to adjust brightness then it does't, it does pop up the slider at the corner but it only moves upwards and downwards only one level yet the brightness wont change even that much. I only found one other person that had this problem and he got it solved, but he had an Asus laptop and he got it fixed with some Asus drivers but i have a Dell Vostro laptop. One of the biggest suggestions i have found that has worked for people has been to install some older display drivers, but that hasn't worked for me either.

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I have a Sony Vaio Y 13" and the screen's brightness cannot be adjusted. The slider doesn't change anything when it is moved. Is there anything I can do or is it just gonna be like that for a while?

A:Can't adjust screen brightness

Is the slider that you access via Win + X

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After my wife had the laptop out of the house today, I plugged it back in and the screen brightness is very dim...like what it looks like when the power cord is not in...usually, when I plug the cord back in, the screen becomes brighter...that has stopped. Any ideas to fix? thanks.

A:how do i adjust the brightness on my screen? it's dim like w...

Hi, Here are some common ways to adjust the brightness. Open windows Control Panel, open Windows Mobility Centre and adjust the brightness here. On a lot of notebooks, tapping f3 will often increase the brightness ( with f2 reducing it ). Open windows Control Panel, open Power Options, click Change Plan Settings next to your selected power plan and you can adjust the brightness here. Regards, DP-K

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Is there a way I can increase the brightness of my screen? (well more my friends since its his screen I am trying to fix)
I have already put the contrast on the screen itself to the max and its still very dark, i was wondering if there was like an option in control panel or something. Ive tried looking around a bit but ive had no luck, any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Is there a way I can increase the brightness of my screen?

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Hi. I have an HP EliteBook 2740p. There are icons on the F9 and F10 keys to adjust the screen brightness up or down. But when I hold the Fn key and press either F9 or F10, the screen brightness does not change. Is there some other setting somewhere that is preventing me from adjusting the screen brightness? Is there a driver that I need to download to activate these keys? Thank you

A:How to adjust screen brightness?

Have you tried them without the Fn key? .

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When i upgraded to win 8.1 my screen brightness went up and i can't control it. i tried re-installing the graphic drivers but it's not helping. Also my battery backup has decreased from 3.5 hrs to 2 hrs only. What do i Do?

A:screen brightness went up and i can't control it

Hello Swaroop,

You might see if you may be able to adjust your screen brightness using an option in the tutorial below.
Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8
It wouldn't hurt to check and see if this may be responsible as well.

Adaptive Brightness - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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I have looked every post to see if this has been answered before and the solutions but for some reason none of these solutions are available on my windows 8.



i really dont know whats going on here... every option that is on a forum just doesnt seem to exist on my system. My monitor is a samsung 21.5 inch. Please help me because my eyes hurt from the brightness

A:cant adjust screen brightness

Hi, I too have a Samsung Monitor (T220) which possibly - like yours - does NOT have the necessary software to link with the 'auto adjust brightness' system within the Charms Menu. You should however be able to adjust brightness (and anything else) via the controls which will I expect be built into the side (or along the base) of your screen.If you haven't already got a copy of your manual you can download a PDF from Samsung which will show how to make the adjustments you require.

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Laptop, Tosh R945,Win 7 Home Premium

The computer changes the "on battery" brightness to full periodically. I cannot figure out the common theme to this....

I set it to 70% to save battery

sometime later it is 100% again

nobody uses the computer except me
I am not changing it
 

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I have a HP laptop. Its screen it very bright. I want to dim the screen brightness. The keyboard keys doesnt help much it and i cant figure anything in settings section. Kindly help me with it.

A:Adjusting screen brightness

Hello Saniahasni Please tell us the full model number of your laptop and the operating system used. HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number

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Well I've had my laptop for almost 5 months now, however I did break it and got a screen replacement yesterday. Ever since then my screen seems dim. I've altered all the settings (as explained on other threads) but I still can't get to the centre of the problem. I had no trouble altering my brightness before my screen replacement so I do presume that the screen that the shop fitted wasn't the correct one and therefore a cheap option.

What do I do?

A:Screen Brightness won't adjust

Contact the shop that did the replacement, and ask them why it doesn't work now.

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