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Hello, The combination [fn]+ F5/F6 doesn't work.I can't increase or decrease the brightness of the screen. Neither other combination works. Only the volume shortcut does. How do I fix this? Thanks. Miguel

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Hi,The combination [fn]+ F5/F6 doesn't work. I can't increase or decrease the brightness of the screen. Neither other combination works. Only the volume shortcut does. How do I fix this? Thanks. Marco

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Hi, I installed Win 7 64 bit to my computer. Im not able to see the options to either increase or decrease brightness on my PC. please help me out with this, issue seems to be small but couldnt do anything. I installed all available drivers, but couldnt find display drivers for my model. I tried certain steps from google to.. nothing helps!

A:Cant increase or decrease brightness

Arungraj22 wrote:... issue seems to be small but couldnt do anything. I installed all available drivers, but couldnt find display drivers for my model....Hi, Your machine came with FreeDOS, this issue is not small:    http://support.hp.com/si-en/document/c04746482 It use Intel HD Graphics 4400. All drivers for this machine should be on the following link:    http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/7771404/model/8326082 Your machine only needs   Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver. You need to install  Intel Chipset Installation Utility and Driver and  Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver and reboot the machine first. After all of that you need the following driver to use Hotkey:     http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_129672_1 Regards.

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I have lenovo y460 and i fresh install windows because i want break partition drive!

I installed driver graphic first Intel HD 3000 and then ATI Radeon 5650. but when i want increase/decrease the screen brightness don't work.

light screen brightness it's not like factory lenovo!

please help me

A:not increase/decrease the screen brightness

I suppose this is a laptop? You will need to go the the machine's web page and download and install drivers for this laptop. Laptop drivers are specific to each brand so you have the FN key functionality.

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Hi guys! I'm facing a problem in my HP Elitebook 850 G2. I cannot increase or decrease brightness from my keyboard using fn + f5 or f6 buttons. How can I resolve this issue? Thank you for your time

A:Brightness doesn't increase or decrease with fn+f5 or f6

@cnikoulis Try downloading and running this. http://support.hp.com/ca-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-elitebook-850-g2-notebook-pc/7343211/sw... REO

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As the title states. I'm planning on trading my dad laptops. I do audio production and gaming. I have an i3 and the cpu is clocked at 2.4 ghz and he has an i5 clocked at 1.8. How much of a difference will this impact performance? For better or worse?

Im curious because I had a desktop a while back and it had a Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 and I went to this i3 @2.4 laptop and the cpu sucks in comparison to the desktop...I was originally thinking the i3 would be a increase since it was newer architecture.

I would still think on the graphics side its definitely an upgrade because the i3 uses Intel HD Graphics and it sucks...it doesnt even use opengl. The other uses a Nvidia GeForce GT 740M.

A:(2.4 Ghz i3) to (1.8 Ghz i5) Increase or decrease in perf?

The difference between the desktop and laptop is multifaceted. Desktop probably had faster hard drive, dedicated video, and optimized for performance versus laptop optimized for battery life.

And the core i3/5/7 each do graphics onboard. The slower the cpu, the more impact the graphics will have on overall performance. Core i3 are budget machines, for basic tasks. They are not really suitable for gaming or video and music production. The core i5 will suit better in these areas.

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Can you please tell me how to increase and decrease a preset internal hard drive with programs already installed in the set C: drive location and move it so I can install new programs in without affecting the opening of the program?

What I am trying to say is , Example When I installed window 7 long time ago on my computer. I have only one internal a 120GB HD on the C: drive. That was example set partition 80 for C; and created D: drive 40 GB from the original one drive. I installed programs in before that is now filled up almost all of drive C: 80GB partitioned. If I move (some) of the preinstalled program to D: drive will the moved programs stop working? Some program demand to be installed to only C: or it will not install at all.

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How do you increase or decrease a volume in Windows 8?

A:Volume increase or decrease

I go to the Desktop and click on the speaker icon bottom right.

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This is happening to my computer, whenever i boot it .Sometime it shows (assume i have 300 GB for C drive and 247 GB was last time when i saw that stable ) 246 GB, sometimes it shows 242 GB and sometime 247 and computer remains slow 10 or so minute after boot .So anyone have an idea what going on behind the scene ? I have Windows 7 32 bit operating system .Thanks

A:Memory increase decrease

Please fill out your system specs so that we can better help you.

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Alright, so this is about a sound problem, but my tests make me think it's something to do with Windows 7. Here's the issue :

I have a SteelSeries Merc Stealth keyboard with buttons for increasing and decreasing volume. The decreasing volume works, but the increasing does not. So, if I want to increase the volume (in a game, for instance), I would have to alt-tab. I thought this was because my keyboard was somehow broken and that particular button didn't work anymore.

However, I just received a brand new pair of Corsair HS1 headphone. On the cable of the headphones are buttons to increase and decrease the volume of Windows. So, as you may guess, the decreasing button works, but not the increasing one.

Since the probably of having two defective items, one being new for the exact same problem being so slim, my guess is that something in Windows 7 is off. So, can anyone help?

Here's my specs :
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R
Intel i7 Quad Core @2.67GHz
Corsair TX750 750W PSU
Corsair Vengeance 3x4BG CL9-9-9
Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870
Corsair Vengeance 12GB 3x4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Triple Channel
Windows 7 64-bits w/ Service pack 1

A:Can decrease volume, but can't increase

Just to specify as a proof the buttons work, when I use a program that enable Global keys like Winamp, the volume of that program will increase or decrease. It's the Windows volume that doesn't increase.

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hello Im having an issue with my laptop , two days ago i turned it on and i dont know what did i pressed but a dailouge box appeared with two options ( yes\ no ) and i was in a hurry i think i cilcked on yes or maybe no i dont remmber but  since then my brightness keys f2 and f3 and my volume control keys f6 and f7 and f8 none of them are working i tried every single soultion in the internet now the screen is too bright and i cant control it i wish u could help me asap thank you

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Is there a way to stop windows 10 volume control settings via keyboard commands from increasing and decreasing by 2 numbers. Instead, by 1 ?

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Sorry for the bad explication.

My issue is that when I am upstairs windows 7 says there is 5/5 bars as connection (same as downstairs)
But when I am upstairs I am lucky to reach 2mb/s
Downstairs I get 10mb/s(normal for me)

Could this be a driver issue?

A:A big decrease increase internet speed,

Could be a driver issue, a signal noise issue (even if you are getting 5 bars) or could be your upstairs PC is using the G band when the downstairs is using N band.

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Hi........Use 'Firefox' & the increase/decrease option, but have to do this each time on use .......Are there any 'Browsers that remember certain viewing settings? beside IE..........


A:Browser That keeps Increase/decrease Text settings?

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Hi, I just bought a new computer with Windows 7 and a 1 TB hard drive. Windows 7 recycle bin came configured with about 40 GB of space allotted to it. I want to decrease its capacity (down to about 10 GB) in order to increase the available space on my hard drive. However, when I decreased the recycle bin size, there was no apparent change when I left double-clicked on My Computer and it showed the amount of free space on my c: drive. Here's my question: how can I decrease the recycle bin and have this extra space show up on my c: drive as available storage space?

A:decrease recycle bin to increase storage space??

have you rightclicked on it and chose properties?

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I just got a Lenovo Z460 running on windows7.
By default, the harddisk is split into c:\ and d:\

I want to decrease the disk space of c drive and then use this additional space to increase the disk space of d drive (the logical drive)

To decrease the disk space in c drive, I go to computer management/storage/disk management and then at the c drive, I right click the mouse and then choose "shrink volumn". I successfully shrinked c drive and now I got an unallocated space but how do I allocate this new space to d drive. The "extend volume" in d drive is greyed.


A:Solved: how to decrease and increase disk space

The windows partitioning tool is somewhat limited in that it will only extend a partition to the right, so you're going to need an additional tool.

I personally use a Live Linux CD with an included partitioning program, usually GPartEd. If you're not familiar or comfortable with Linux then someone else will have to recommend another tool.

Keep in mind, whatever tool you use will take quite awhile to extend that partition because it not only extends the partition but also moves all the data to the beginning of the newly extended partition. It looks like you've got about 10-11 Gigs of data on there so it can take possibly half an hour or more.

A somewhat convoluted solution possible with the windows partition tool would be:

1) Create a new partition with the unallocated space. Let's call it F drive.

2) Copy/paste all the data from the D drive into the new F drive.

3) Delete the D drive.

4) Extend the F drive to include the now unallocated space on the right of the new F drive.

5) Rename F drive to whatever you want.

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A:How to Increase and Decrease Volume through registry in windows 7

Use the volume control in the system tray.

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Good day!  I am an IT Systems Support Engineer and give support mostly to business clients, but also to some residential clients.  Due to the recent growth of Windows 10 upgrades, I'm curious if anyone has noticed an increase or decrease with questions about Windows 10.  I throw in decreasing, since I've been asked quite a bit about Win 10.
I am new to posting on this site, but I've used this site before, when I came across something that I hadn't seen before.  I really enjoy this site and when it helped me with an issue, I always put this site as a resource.  
Thanks for reading and I am eager to know anybody's thoughts about the topic title.

A:Will Windows 10 increase or decrease support questions?

I haven't installed Win 10 yet...but I have seen the introduction of every Windows system since Win 95 and it occurs to me that what is currently reflected is the same amount (or even more) of puzzlement, rhetoric, and uncertainty...that comes with every version of Windows...until the first SP is issued.  Once that occurs, users seem to settle down and have become more familiar with what are imagined problematical situaitons, as opposed to real problems where they need/want assistance with specific types of system situations.

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HiHow to decrease minimal brightness ?, it is too much bright for me

A:How to decrease minimal brightness ?, it is too much bright

This link might help you to resolve the issuehttps://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00832191 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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I'm using Windows 8.1 and I managed several times to darken my screen just by decreasing brightness of my screen to absolutely minimum (on my keyboard by pressing buttons "Fn" and "left arrow"). No just decrease brightness, but to completely turn off the screen.
But today I realized, that after Windows update I can't do that and I'm confused.
Maybe the previous functionality is because I had enabled option "Auto-adjust brightness", so the screen was darken so much (in particular level), so that when I decrease brightness to minimum, it was darken so much in the minimum brightness level and looked like the screen is black, but it wasn't.

Is it even possible, that before the update I could have done such a thing? Does Windows allow to decrease brightness to (almost) black?

I have notebook Acer Aspire and graphic card drivers are up to date.

Thanks a lot in advance.

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Hi, I am having some issues regarding my laptop's brightness. Firstly, when I turn my laptop on, the brightness is always on pitch black so I can't see the screen. I have been on to all the settings and put the brightness as max for both when it is plugged into power, and not. And yet each time I switch it on, the brightness isn't on and the screen is completely black. Secondly, my brightness buttons are the wrong way round, so the button I should press to reduce the brightness actually increases it, and the button I should press to increase the brightness actually decreases it.Again I have looked in the settings and can't find anything there to change them - I haven't downloaded or installed anything that should have changed them, I literally use the laptop for microsoft office and the internet.  Please help

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I just got a new HP Pavilion computer x62 bit, and am having a slight, yet annoying issue. I am not sure if this is a Vista problem or a general problem, but whenever I drag my finger on the mouse touch pad a certain way, the font increases or decreases on the whole screen. This happens in all programs- internet, word, etc. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this problem to set it at one font size?

A:Font Size Increase/Decrease When Drag on Touchpad

Originally Posted by Georgia48

I just got a new HP Pavilion computer x62 bit, and am having a slight, yet annoying issue. I am not sure if this is a Vista problem or a general problem, but whenever I drag my finger on the mouse touch pad a certain way, the font increases or decreases on the whole screen. This happens in all programs- internet, word, etc. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this problem to set it at one font size?

I have an HP Pavillion also, (a dv5t) and don't have this problem, however, here are the touchpad customizations. Try re-setting them, and maybe that will help. (I've put in how I set mine. You, of course, will set yours however you prefer them). If this doesn't help, try the Font settings below the Mouse/Touchpad setings:

Right click: Desktop to open Personalize
Select: Mouse Pointers

Go to: Button configuration
Devices: Synaptics TouchPad V6..5 on PS/2 Port
Select: Right Handed
Double Click Speed: Set slider to slow - slowest ( if too fast, double clicks won?t open files)

Scheme: Windows Standard (extra large) system scheme
Customize: Select other symbols and icons i.e. busy symbol, etc.

Pointer Options:
Motion: Select a pointer speed: Put slider at the fastest point
(This technically controls the mouse buttons, but makes also touchpad feel faster.)

Check: Enhance pointer precision

Visibility: check: Hide pointer while typing

Device Settings:
Select: Settings
Double-click on each it... Read more

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As you might know, the Windows 8 Modern UI is optimized for all types of display resolutions. Windows 8 will automatically adjust the number of tile row according to the display size. However, if you want to manually increase or decrease the tile row, Windows 8 doesn?t provides an option, but with a simple tool called Metro Scaler, you can increase or decrease the tile rows.


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A week ago it worked, turned the note book on yesterday and I cannot change the volume from the F Keys.Sound can only be changed from the control in the bottom right of the desk top,Looked at the BIOS settings they are enabled. Tried set to default as suggested by some forums still the F keys don't work.Same with brightness keys don't work. 

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About a week ago i turned my pc on to find it took about 10 mins to boot and about 7 mins to log on which was a complete difference from the night before. Once fully loaded It works fine when using smaller programs such as firefox. When trying to run games or larger programs the computers perfromance has drastically decreased, games i use to be able to play, now time 10 mins or more to even get into the main menu.

i have trawled through internet pages through the week trying to find a fix, i have tried multiple virus,malware and trojian checkers with no results, i also have used ccleaner, to fix regesitry issues. i have checked settings of my hard drive and also checked it for any errors with no avail. generally im at a loose end now.

AMD athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5000+
1920mb ram
ATI Radeon X1200 series
i have AVG and SUPERAntispyware installed and Zonealarm
if you need anything else give me a shout, thanks for your help

A:Sudden increase in boot time and decrease in Performance

Welcome to TSF,


i also have used ccleaner, to fix regesitry issues.

I do not recommend you use the registry cleaner option with CCleaner. Please ignore the instructions about using it.

Here is a tutorial of how it is recommended you use CCleaner.

Deteting files using DiskCleanup is a useful link also.

How much free space on your C:\Drive? To find out, right click onMy Computer
How long is it since you have defragmented you system. Take a look at my maintenance program and run through it to assist your computer to run more as it used to.

kind regards,

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Hi, I have notebook HP 655 with Windows XP SP3, NetFramework 3.5 
My FN keys for changing intensity of backlight of screen not working. Any other FN keys are working correctly. 
I have the nevest driver for AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphic card which is used in this laptop, I also tried HP Hotkey Support and HP Quick Launch Button - this software just add an information panel for changing volume of sound.
Microsoft Support said me that i have to contact HP official support, and HP said me that Windows XP is no more supported. I saw on some forums that many people have the same problem but no solved.
Using Catalist software i can change brightness (it looks very bad) but no backlight intensity. 
I'm helpless now. I tried everything. In windows 7 this functions worked correctly but this computer in not so good for using better system then xp it was wery slow. Please help me. 
Backlight intensity is automaticly changing for example when I plug or unplug the charger. So just these keys not working. I need to change the intensity for saving my battery and my eyes, because the intensity is on maximum with charger. 

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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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I have a really old monitor and it's very dark. I have the brightness turned all the way up on the monitor but it's still really dark. Does anyone know a way to get it brighter? Is there a program or something that I could run that brightens the display up?

I know this is possible because you can adjust the brightness in games and then minimize the game and Windows will be brighter. I just need some more practical way of doing it.

I don't know if it'll matter but I've got an NVIDIA GeForce3 (Ver. 6.14) graphics card.

And no, I'm not buying a new monitor quite yet.

Thanks for any help!

A:Increase brightness on old monitor?

You may be able to adjust the brightness in the display properties of your video card. Go to Display in Control Panel and then to settings and Advanced. My ATi card has gamma and brightness settings, yours should have some sort of setting too.

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I like to set brightness to 50% at all times, but over the time it resets to the full strength (probably because of games), so I have to cut it by half again to 25% and then again to 14%, until it can not be lowered anymore, last time I ended somewhere around 3%.

I tried to set it to full, uninstall GPU drivers, restart, install them again, but it never got fixed.
It is not really a problem, I have it at 18% right now, I am just wondering, what is causing it?

A:Why does brightness increase over the time?

Display control centers usually mess with these settings.

For example AMD catalyst control center or Intel HD control center run services which might reset whatever you do.
making fixed changes there ( In control center ) could solve or at least explain what is going on.

Also Windows updates ( on fresh Windows usually ) reset screen settings.

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Hello everyone!

Just made the full switch from XP to Win7 and everything is just fine and running well.
However there's one small thing that I don't like.

I use the standard Aero Skin and would like to increase the Min,Max & Close Buttons in the Explorer Window.

There's between the bottom ledge of the buttons and the bottom ledge of the title bar a small gap (See Screen), that i'd like to remove with increasing the size of the buttons.
Already edited the settings in "Window Color and Appearence" but unfortunely it's not completly to my wishes.
I'd like to keep the gap as small as possible.

It's not the design that disturbs me, it's more a practical issue with some Programs that I use that are docked to the top of my screen, while the titlebar is already out of the screen area.
Is there some Way to change that to my likings?

Thanx in advanced for your help.

A:Increase Min,Max & Close Buttons

I'm afraid there's no way to do that. I just tried and the bit below the buttons got bigger as well.

Oh, welcome to Seven Forums.

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On my laptop the F5 and F6 buttons only change the sound level of about 2% with the Fn button each time. I would much prefer it if each time I pressed it it would change by about 10%. Is there a way to change how much effect the buttons make.

A:Increase effect of Fn + F5 & F6 buttons

As you have a new Dell laptop, it may be better to ask questions about it on the Dell Community users forums. There is a forum specifically for Laptop Hardware, along with software sections, disc drive section, etc.

Home - Dell Community

There are several "user specialists" (Dell calls them "rock stars") and other knowledgeable users. I have "rock star" status but I primarily deal with desktops.

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Hi all,

Bit of a tricky one here.

I just bought a replacement screen for my Dell Studio 17 1745. I don't believe it is actually a dell replacement part but here is the link. http://www.laptop-lcd-screen.co.uk/laptopparts/DELL-STUDIO-17-1745-17.3-LAPTOP-SCREEN_12053.asp

Anyway fitted it, fairly straight forward, had some bother with a dodgy display cable but other than that seems to be working fine. Now here's where it gets tricky.

If I press brightness on the f keys, or through the system display properties I get nothing, not even mildly brighter or dimmer, yet the on screen brightness display shows up. Figure that one out! I'm totally stumped I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the AMD HD drivers and got nowhere. I tried downloading a third party brightness and display adjustment piece of software but it couldn't even recognise my screen let alone let me do anything about the brightness.

And (this might help but to me it only makes things more confusing) when I start up the screen is so dark it's virtually off, no backlight or something I don't know but I can see a vague negative image of the windows logo. But once loaded the desktop and all programmes run normally, except the issue with not being able to change the brightness (which by the way isn't a huge problem, I'd increase slightly but it's fine).

Can anybody help me? I'm out of ideas

A:Replacement screen and now brightness won't increase

Does the replacement have exactly the same part number as the original screen ?
It should be written on the back of the screen assembly.

Assuming that it does double check all the cable connections, especially those to the inverter (which usually controls the brightness). Is it the original inverter ?

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I have a new z500 that I've downgraded to Windows 7 64bit. For the most part I have everything working. I accidentally hit the brightness + (yes, +) and it instantly dimmed the screen to where it is barely viewable. It seems that hitting that one key decreased the brightness to the minimum amount. I've rebooted, looked for a setting in the BIOS, hit the Brightness +/- and can't increase the brightness. It is interesting because the other hot keys work correctly. I've even upped the brightness in the Control Panel, but nothing seems to work. The screen is extremely dim whenever the machine is powered on (including the BIOS), not just in Windows. I tried a lot of intel chipset drivers, the available Intel HD 4000 drivers in Win8 and win7 too, but nothing working. Can someone please help with how to up the brightness? 


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A:Ideapad z500 brightness can't increase

Intel i5-3210m with HD 4000nVidia geforce GT 635m 2GBIntel HM77 chipset8 GB RAM 

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I have  a probook 440 laptop on which I am unable to increase the brightness level by pressing the Fn key and then F10 (increase brightness) button. It just shows me the bar but does not increase it. Other keys when pressed with Fn are working. I tried browsing through the display and power settings on the laptop but did not find the suitable option. Is there any other way I can increase it?

A:Increase Brightness of HP Probook 440 laptop

Check the video driver. What shows up under display adapters in the device manager? 

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How can I increase the screen brigtness on an Acer laptop running XP, it is very dark & difficult to read.

A:How do you increase laptop screen brightness

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So recently I went to my laptop and I noticed the brightness was low. So I tried to turn it up. It failed.

I tried turning up the brightness through the Control Panel (Create a Power Plan) and it worked. How can I fix the buttons to work?

A:Brightness buttons don't work

Huh, it got fixed magically. I had a battery under my laptop.

So strange how computers can sometimes be, huh?

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I've just acquired this Lenovo G40-70, it came with Linux so I installed Windows 7 Professional 64bits and downloaded all the drivers from the support page for my computer, I've got everything working except for this three buttons: Brightness+/- , and the Airplane button .... what should I do? I've reinstalled all the drivers from your website, and also the last graphics software from intel ... nothing works ...

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A:G40-70 Brightness buttons (F11 and F12) don't work

hi soulzion,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
Please try installing this Software,
Lenovo Energy Management
This should provide function to your FN keys.
Hope this helps
Solid Cruver

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Just got a new 7570. One blaring problem is the screen isnt bright AT ALL. for example, when holding up my cell phone next to the display on this page its obvious that the color white on the 7570 isnt really white but a faded gray color. Is there any way to make the screen brighter or calibrate the colors so white is actually white or is dell just using garbage panels for their inspiron line.
I have 2+ more weeks to decide if i want to return this laptop.

A:New Inspiron 15 7570: Any way to increase screen brightness?

I assume you've already maxed out the display brightness using the keys on the keyboard dedicated to that purpose?  If so, make sure Adaptive Brightness is disabled under Advanced Power Options > Display since that can sometimes reduce brightness due to ambient lighting.  If that still doesn't get you where you want to be, then it's possible the display simply can't go as bright as you wanted, although comparing to a smartphone isn't exactly fair.  Smartphones are designed to be usable outdoors, which requires far higher brightness to achieve, whereas laptops typically are not designed for that particular use case -- but the result is that smartphones will practically always be brighter than laptop displays.

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The heading says it all, Thanks in advance!

A:HP Probook 450 g2, windows 10(Brightness buttons fn + (f9 or...

Ehsan. There are a few drivers you should install. First this one then reboot. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=6943827&swItemId=ob_164476_1&swEnvOid=419... Then these. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=6943827&swItemId=ob_163417_1&swEnvOid=419... http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=6943827&swItemId=ob_164975_1&swEnvOid=419... REO

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Product: F9H96UAR#ABAModel: 15-g012dx I have had this laptop for about a year and a half and have had issues with the brightness buttons not working before.  Usually I could get them working again by restarting my laptop.   Now my brightness and volume buttons won't work at all even after I restart.  I can get the brightness and volume to change in settings and by clicking the volume button on the bottom right corner of the screen, but pressing the f buttons does nothing.  The only f button that seems to be working is f1 (?).  I have looked on a bunch of forums and there is a wealth of advice regarding installing drivers, rebooting, etc., but many of the links they suggest are out of date and lead nowhere.  Can anyone help me with this?

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Hi I have an HP 255 G3 Notebook running Windows 10 64-bit. The brightness buttons (f2 and f3) are not working for brightness adjustments. Nothing happens when the buttons are pressed. The othe buttons are working fine (for example volume adjustment f7 and f8). Any ideas on how I can make the buttons work? Kind regards Joey

A:Brightness buttons not working in Windows 10

I just did clean install after update and my brightness keys are not working either! If there is fix please include me in post, thanks!

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Hi, I have bought HP g5 245 and have installed windows 7 ultimate 64 bit. I am facing a problem that i am not able to reduce screen brightness using the brightness buttons. The brightness is stuck at the highest level. Please suggest solutions

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Hi everyone, Yesterday, I have upgraded my PC to windows 10.After, completing the installation process, all my function key works expect BRIGHTNESS keys. Please, specify a way to get my keys in working condition.

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I use W7's volume control for the studio monitors I use. It's not practical to use the knob on the monitors since it is located in the back.

The max volume (100%) in W7 is not loud enough while the minimum volume (0%) still makes sound when Id like it to be mute if it's at 0%

How can this be done?

A:How to increase max volume and decrease minimum volume

Did you make sure you upadated your sound card drivers from the manfacuter's website?

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Hello. In my Dell Inspiron 15 - 5000 series, whenever I turnit on, the first times (2 or 3 times) that I push the Brightness up or down key, the laptop goes to standby mode immediately.
Obviously, after this, I need to log in to Windows again. I can happen up to 3 times in a row.
Any clues?


A:Brightness buttons put the laptop in standby mode

Hi peleitor,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
Please update the Quickset drivers to the latest version from our Dell Support Site.
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information

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I have an HP Elitebook X3U19AV that was given to me from my work.

Brand new out of the box.

Running Windows 10 Education - version 1607
OS Build 14393.1593

Two somewhat similar problems with one little difference.

When I use the F3 and F4 button to try and control brightness nothing happens. I've tried pushing these buttons while holding down the fn key and without holding down that key.

When I use the f5,6 and 7 button to try and control the volume, I can see the system volume display showing up and being affected, but it doesn't change the volume that is actually coming out of my computer. I have noticed this on several websites with sound. I also downloaded Spotify to see if the volume control buttons would work on that and they do not. I have to find the individual volume control within the website or in Spotify and change the sound for just that app or website.

I have followed the suggestion on this website that asked me to run the System File Checker. No luck.


Any ideas? Thanks!

A:Volume Control and Brightness Buttons Not Working

Press the Windows key+X and choose Device Manager.
Expand Monitor.Right Click and Generic PNP Monitor and Uninstall it.

Right click Any device and choose Scan For Hardware Changes, this will reinstall a fresh driver for the monitor. This returned the Dim function and the F 7 & 8 brightness function to the keyboard.

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