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YOGA C930 Brightness/Contrast Changing Issue (Tried changing intel graphic settings, didnt work)

Q: YOGA C930 Brightness/Contrast Changing Issue (Tried changing intel graphic settings, didnt work)

I noticed when i watch netflix or other platforms, the display changes (brightness/contrast changes so the scenes appear redder) and almost as if the someone is switching the lights on and off in the actual show. But on other displays such as my phone, the colors are fine. I tried changing my battery plan, turning off the adjusting brightness, and disabling settings in the intel graphics settings. Nothing seems to do the trick! super distracting to watch a show and see the whole screen flicker every few seconds.

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Hi! I have seen a few other posts on here about havig issues with the brightness changing and have looked to them first before writing my own post. I have made sure that Enable Dynamic Brightness is turned off under the Lenovo Vantage settings and I have Change brightness automatically turned off under my system settings, but I can still still see my brightness changing when I change from light to dark backgrounds and it is getting VERY annoying. It makes reading, or doing anything on the computer for that matter, very difficult and I can't figure out why it keeps changing when I have everything turned off. I have also checked to make sure none of the drivers need updating but they are all updated and have rebooted my computer multiple times. Is anyone else having this issue or does anyone know why this is still happening?? Thanks!

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how do i change the gamma,brightness,contrast with my ati card?(radeon 1600) because my monitor is dark and i cant see when i try to play counterstrike, i got it to work with nvidia everything works good but when i change the color settings on the ati control panel it works for desktop but not when i open counterstrike!!(or other games, bioshock)
 

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I want mine to look like this http://puu.sh/bkcdv/e3d2ebd03c.jpg
Currently looks like this http://puu.sh/bkcgE/a1b1be750a.jpg
How can I change it? I am using an laptop.

A:Changing how Intel Graphic Looks?

You could try to download it from Intel, by going to this page first that will allow you to select the location and language of your choice.

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Hello, I am running bios 2XCN38WWV2.12. After doing the most recent windows update, the brightness button on my laptop does not increase or decrease the screen brightness even though the level is changing on the brightness indicator. Whenever I reset my laptop I am able to adjust the brightness however I want but after sometime the issue happens again.

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HI, IM NEW AND NEED SOME POINTERS. I DECIDED TO MAX MY GRAPHICS RESOLUTION AND WOW, HALFLIFE CAME TO LIFE, AT LEAST HALF. ANYWAY, IM HAVING AN AWFUL TIME READING MANY SITES AND FORUMS DUE TO THE FACT AS THEY ARE TINY, TINY. mY QUESTION IS, IS THERE A WAY TO BE ABLE TO SET THINGS UP SO I CAN CHANGE BACK AND FORTH QUICKLEY , AS MY DESK TOP SETTINGS CHANGE QUITE A BIT AS WELL. CANT WAIT TO HEAR ALL YOUR IDEAS. THANKS

A:Changing Graphic Settings And Back

Whoa dude. What with all the yellin'. Please don't use all caps.
Did you install the video card or did it come with the computer? Most video cards come with a utility that sits in you task bar. It will allow you to do just what you describe.
List the video adapter you are using and I'll see if I can find the utility for you.

Merry Christmas.

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Hi,As the title says. When I try to change the screen brightness there tends to be a lag of ~ 1 minute and then it changes very slowly in short intervals, not smoothly as it used to.This is a somewhat new problem. Secondly the fingerprint sensor stops working after a while. It will work again after manual deactivation and reactivation or reboot but this is extremely annoying. Lenovo Vantage tells me my drivers are up to date and there are no pending system updates.

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Hello sevenforums! I have a problem with my computer i recently purchased. Here is my story.

This all started whenever I wanted to change my text size different by changing my DPI settings. What I did was right click, go to screen resolution, and clicked on "Make text and other items larger or smaller". From this I changed it to 100% from 125%. I noticed it had changed my font size to the 100%. It then made everything SUPER small when I changed my theme settings.

Whenever I right click and go into personalization settings, I do the usual customizing to my likings. Since I want to save the theme, I do so by naming it, blah. Now I want to use the blah theme by click on it, and I do so. Everything is fine and dandy until I right click my desktop to refresh(out of habit). This is the before and after of the font sizes.
Before
After

My workaround was to set a custom DPI setting, log off like it prompts me to, then changing it back to 100%, again prompting to do so. It is so annoying to do so.

Help me! It is driving me crazy and I have no idea how to fix it. I cannot save a theme and change to it, otherwise it results in the small font. It affects all the fonts soon afterwards. Like google chrome will be fine until i exit and restart the program. Then a super small font follows.

A:Font size changing whenever changing settings in personalization.

can anyone help please

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Ihave a toshiba satellite L675 running windows 7. How can i set the contrast?
 

A:changing the contrast

Please do not open mulitple threads on the same topic. Continue here.
 

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After recently applying the latest windows 10 fall creator updates to version 1079(which happens automatically), my Yoga 900 freezes whenever I try to update System settings(for display, power or notifications).  The only was out is to cold shut down (hold down power button until pc turns off).  I can;t figure out how to fix it.  Anybody else have a similiar experience?

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My C930 screen randomlyl tints red and the brightness level goes way down. To fix it I go to display settings and change the scaling. That fixes it, so I then change the scaling back to what I had. Is this a hardware problem? The problem also occures on my Y740 notebook. It's very annoying. I have all the latest updates installed. Both systems are running the latest Windows 10 Insider build. This problem does not occur on other systems I have that run Insider builds.

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Hi, I encounter a strange situation. When I unplugged the laptop from the AC adapter, the screen became brighter. Plugging it to the AC adapter dimmer the screen. How come? Shouldn't it be the other way around?

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I've had a lot of problems with this computer's graphics and stuff being way too dark despite my monitor settings(that I set with the little wheel thingy on the monitor) of brightness and contrast being all the way. I could not figure out how to make the picture better after a lot of searching, but I tried again recently and found where to go (see first pic).

So I adjusted that stuff until I got it good. Then I saved it and checked the apply at startup box. But the problem is, it wouldn't apply the settings at startup. They were saved and everything and the box would still be checked, but the picture wasn't what I saved it as. All I'd have to do though is just select what I saved from the drop-down box but shouldn't it already be applied all the time? I'm guessing I'll have to adjust something in my System Config Utility in System Information but I dunno so I'm asking you.
 

A:Trouble keeping my screen's picture settings (brightness, contrast, etc.)

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Running both HDDs
New HDD- Maxtor 200GB Diamond Plus 9
Old HDD seagate ultra 30GB

Computer- Dell 2350, P4-2.1GHZ , 768mb of memory, a cd rw drive, floppy drive, DVD-rw drive, windowsXP.
I recently changed my hard drive. When I rebooted a window popped up asking "Would you like windows to optimize your(monitor) settings?" I clicked yes.

After that my monitor wallpaper was washed out and faded. At first I tried adjusting the physical monitor controls using the monitor buttons with no result. I tried reverting to factory defaults with no results.
I removed the last monitor driver and the color readjusted but everything was twice as big and I couldn't change it. I restored the driver with my old HDD.
Now I change the settings in monitor settings in the control panel. I get the monitor to appear the way I want it to but when I restart, the monitor settings revert to the washed out and faded appearance. Yes, I click apply and ok.

What should I do so the settings remain??
 

A:monitor contrast keeps changing

Is the monitor the original that came with the system? If so, I would start with undoing the auto-optimization. I think that rolling back the monitor driver will accomplish that.

If a different monitor, there could be a conflict between drivers for two different monitors. Possibly uninstalling the old monitor driver would solve the reboot-to-was
Cancel # 2 scenario. Since it's re-booting to settings AFTER auto-optimization, the auto/opt. is the problem. I'm not sure how to reverse that...
 

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My monitor is having a problem with becoming very dark, even to the point of not being visible at all, when certain windows or programs are opened. It looks almost as if someone had just held down the contrast button until it became black. The manual controls do not help the situation and the only thing I can do when this happens is to open a window with a white background, if I can still see enough to do so, which for some reason corrects the problem most of the time until that window is closed. If I am not able to do this, I have to reboot several times before anything becomes visible (the first boot-nothing, second boot-very dark screen, and usually third it is back to normal). Upon bootup, the compaq insignia and the blue Scandisk screens no longer show up. I had a friend over a couple of weeks ago who was on my computer for a while; is it possible that he changed or deleted something? I have also noticed that once I removed my wallpaper, and put a basic background on, the problem has gotten much better. I only have a 2MB Video Card (proprietary) and my resolution is set at 1024x768. Is it possible that it is being stressed to the point of causing this? Or is it the monitor itself? Or could it just be a software problem?
 

A:Monitor contrast changing on it's own.

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I own a MSI GE 72 Apache, its about a year and a half old, and I've been having a problem with the contrast for the past couple of months. When I turn the computer on or open full screen games on my laptop, the screens contrast lowers and makes everything look darker. for a temporary fix I've been able to go into color management and reset my calibrations, and for games run them in windowed full screen, but some games don't have the ability to be ran like that, so I was hoping someone would know a long term solution to my problem. Thank you.
 

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I currently have a Qualcom Wireless AC Card in my Yoga 920. When I change wifi networks, I don't always get the internet going right away (we have 2 networks at home and several different networks in the office). I would need to right click on the wifi icon in the task bar and click on troubleshoot, then wait for it to fix itself. This happens probably 90% of the time when I change networks (ie Home network, then when at the office, I connect to the Work network and have to perform the troubleshoot to get the internet going then vice versa when back home. Or even changing between our 2 different Home networks - as in from different ISPs and not just changing between 2.4 and 5ghz connection). Also, is there something wrong with Chrome for the 920? When I change networks, and get the internet going (as in the wifi icon property says that there is internet and the yellow triangle exclamation is not present anymore), google chrome does not automatically connect to the internet and load pages. Edge, on the other hand, does not have issues upon gaining internet connection after the troubleshoot. For reference, I have a custom built desktop. I have an Intel AC 8265 in it, and it does not have this issue when switching between our home networks and chrome does not any issue as well. So yeah, I have two issues. Any ideas? 

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Hi folks, Do you experienced this issue with your laptops that randomly popping the Start Menu on your Win10. Also some of items in desktop are moving around and also even though I set the lockscreen to sleep by "Never" but it will lock around 3-5mins. Is this known issue for the drivers or for this model?

A:[ISSUE] Lenovo Yoga X1 1st Gen - Popping of Start Menu in Win10 | Items are changing and moving arou

The random start menu popping is a known issue. In fact it has just been fixed!  Download this update here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/fi/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-... Remember to keep the notebook display on when you update. If you switch to external displays it willl not find the notebook display. Icons moving around the desktop is probably a Windows issue. It happens to me as well sometimes, when I switch between msny displays. About the sleep period. Notice that 'sleep' and 'turn off display' are two different settings. Did you set both to never? 





Lenard | (I am a Lenovo INsider - a volunteer and not a Lenovo employee) | @lenardgThinkPad X1 Yoga (1st gen) (2nd gen) | Legion Y520

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HP Notebook - TOUCH, ENERGY STARModel #: 15-ac113clWindows 10, 64-bit As of the last couple of days, my laptop's brightness has seemingly been changing by itself. It's been increasing so much that it almost looks like it's in grayscale. The brightness fluctuates every 3-4 seconds or so, becoming extremely bright, and then slowly returning to normal. This happens both while the laptop is plugged in, and when it is not.  I have Googled this using every phrasing I could possibly think of, and have yet to find anyone else with my same problem. I have seen some forum posts about fluctuating brightness, but the responses all said to either disable Adaptive Brightness, or to disable Power Saving Technology in the Intel HD Graphics control panel. In my case, both of these settings were already disabled. I have downloaded both a new screen saver and a new Chrome extension in the last few days, and I removed them both, thinking that one of them HAD to be the cause of this problem - no such luck.  Some comments I've seen have suggested that it might be the battery. For context, I sent my laptop in for repair about 2 months ago and they replaced the battery, repaired the charging port, and sent a new charger cord. I've had no issues with any of the replacement parts. Also, I've done 2 battery tests in the last ~48 hours; the first said everything was fine, and the second said that the battery was functioning properly but needs to be calibrated, whi... Read more

A:Brightness changing by itself, even with Adaptive Brightness...

Looks like you have done couple of troubleshooting so from my point of view:1. You might have a screen protector, plastic covering or comething in front of Proximity Sensor (Located normally beside webcam) which is causing issue.2. Dirt on the Proximity Sensor. If the above two are clear then I would run a system diagnostic and System Recovery at the last.http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259Finally:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04758961

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What's up with the Brightness on my Laptop constantly changing? It seems to get brighter then dimmer whenever it feels like it, and it's getting very annoying! I've tried changing the Brightness plans in the Display menu, but it still does it. What's the best way to set the brightness just the way I want it, and stop it from ever changing? I don't want it to dim or brighten when I unplug it, or plug it back in, or reboot, or anything. I just want it to always stay the same.

A:Ever Changing Brightness?

its not a new laptop with one of those light sensors in it is it? they automatically dim or get brighter according to the ambient brightness.

try disabling the associated service (adaptive brightness)

start/programs/accesories/run , in the box type services.msc and hit return

look for adaptive brightness double click it and under startup type select disabled , then apply etc and reboot

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Hello,

I made the move to upgrade from Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional. Don't get me wrong it's a fantastic operating system, the best Microsoft have ever produced. I'm having problems with my brightness settings. I can change the brightness before the boot screen, but after that, the brightness is unchangeable. I am using a laptop (Advent 5301) with SIS Mirage 3 graphics. Any help would be grateful.

Thanks guys!

A:Help with changing brightness?

Make sure that you've upgraded your graphics to the latest drivers, I don't recognize that brand.

After that, you should have brightness/contrast controls in the personalization tab. Have you tried those?

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Hello,

Have a new PC with a LG 21" Monitor. 64 Bit OS. Using the digital input to the monitor from the PC.

Monitor has the OSD menus, activated by buttons on the edge.
A real pain to use.

Forte Manager does not work for some reason.

Was wondering if there are any free or inexpensive third party applications that
would enable one to change, e.g., the brightness of the display directly from
the PC, without having to use the monitor's OSD ?

Haven't played with the ATI Radeon graphics card that the PC has, and their Catalyst Control center. Is it doable from this ? I'm not too anxious to use it to find out, as I had problems with the Catalyst Control Center hanging up the PC in the past.

Thanks,
Bob

A:Changing Brightness From PC Rather Than From OSD ?

Your graphics adapter should allow this, but if you're actually talking of setting the monitors gamma which can govern warmth and richness, you could give this utility some thought...

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Hi! I have a desktop with Windows 8 pro installed. I am using an external monitor with a brand name I am not familiar with (it has a "w" with 3 dots at the top). Also, I can change the brightness through the settings but it has some bands going slowly up the screen and it kind of distracts me. Unfortunately, I am unable to change the brightness through the Windows settings. Is there an alternative way to change the brightness?

A:Alternatives to changing brightness?

First would be good idea to list the brand and model of monitor you are not familiar with. Bands going slowly up screen sound like a connection problem,a disturbance from another source also, try checking that the connection from the monitor to the computer is tight and not loose. Something next to it could be disturbing it. Also if possible change this connector to another of same type or different connection type, HDMI,VGA, DISPLAY PORT. Have a good surge protector ?

Not sure i understand the part about the " w" with three dots, explain more. Video card has color adjustments in it's properties.
Can use the calibration in display properties in control panel as you adjust brightness.

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how do i change my screen brightness? i have a dell 15 r, and my fn keys aren't working for the brightness. is there a way through control panel?

A:changing screen brightness

Hi -
Do you have any buttons on the lower part of your Monitor ??
If you do, one of these usually has a Menu included, and options to adjust Bright / Contrast Etc -

Thank You -

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Hi All, I've noticed when opening some windows, the brightness appears to gradually increase. I've gone into the windows display settings and unchecked the option to change brightness automatically. I've also gone into the lenovo settings and turned off all three options under the display settings. For example, if i have no windows open and then pull up this browser window, the brightness gradually increases. Anyone know why its doing this and how to get it to stop? This is on a yoga 720 with windows 10 pro with the 4k screen

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I'm using my pc right now and still exploring and I just wonder if what is the function of the little sun on the up and down arrow  that has a shade on it and the other one don't. When I click on it, it doesn't do anything. Can anyone help?

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Hi guys, mine is a very unusual predicament, I just bought a new Dell N311z

I've noticed that when the brightness of my screen is anywhere between maximum and minimum it automatically decreases or increases on will, without me doing anything.

I've also noticed that when the background on the LCD is of a darker colour the brightness decreases and when it's a lighter background the brightness increases itself.

I've tried everything from disabling the ambient light sensor to calling up Dell customer care and after having spent 3 hours on doing what they made me do it still hasn't fixed my problem. I reset the laptop to the factory settings, i reinstalled all the drivers as well.

I have a Dell N311z. Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

I'd really appreciate your reply.


Thanks in advance.

A:Automatically changing screen brightness

I've heard of screens that adjust the backlight brightness depending on the content of the screen - the idea is to "fake" a greater contrast range with whiter whites and (particularly) blacker blacks.
I suspect that your screen is doing exactly this and it isn't a software issue at all...I don't know your machine but wonder if there might be a BIOS setting to disable this feature, maybe...

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Model: HP ENVY TouchSmart m6-k022dx Sleekbook My screen brightness keeps changing by itself, and I'm not talking about due to lack of use (i.e. screen saver). It is highly annoying how do I make it stop. It changes by itself in both directions, light to dark and dark to light.

A:Laptop Screen Brightness keeps changing

Hello Bite_Me, Welcome to the HP Forums! I hope you enjoy your experience!I understand the computer's screen brightness randomly changes. I will do what I can to help you with this! I will provide a document on troubleshooting display brightness issue. The document will provide settings and fixes to resolve the random adjustment: Resolving Problems with the Brightness of the Display I believe this information will help resolve this issue. Either way, please post your results. Thanks for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day! Mario



I worked on behalf of HP.

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I just purchased an Asus fx553vd laptop. It has a backlit keyboard and has dedicated keys to change the brightness of the back lights. But on pressing the keys, nothing happens... the monitor shows some pop-up (like a key), but it does not change the brightness of the keyboard. Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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I have disabled the adaptive display option on both my settings and the Intel graphics control panel, and yet my brightness still changes without my input. Any solutions?

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I have a Asus desktop connected to an LG monitor. It has been working fine for 1-2 years and then one day when I turned the computer on, the monitor dimmed a little bit. The monitor settings are still at default and when I plug the monitor into another device the brightness is back to normal. When I turn off the desktop and turn it back on again, the brightness is back to normal for a few seconds while desktop is loading and then the brightness dims again.

Any help would be appreciated!
 

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I had posted this problem in another forum, and got no responses. One of my friends suggested it might even be a virus, so here are my logs:

Also, GMER didn't find any rootkit/malware.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.7.2
Run by Michael at 11:03:32 on 2012-09-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8086.5905 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {88C95A36-8C3B-2F2C-1B8B-30FCCFDC4855}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {33A8BBD2-AA01-20A2-213B-0B8EB45B02E8}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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A:Screen brightness continually changing

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixLink 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopIMPORTANT....1. Close any open browsers.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts. When finished, it will produce a report for you. Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt Note:Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlNote: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.===Third party programs if not up to date can be the ca... Read more

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I have tried every "solution" I found online - From enabling/disabling adaptive brightness, to updating my drivers, to actually changing in-game gamma options- nothing worked. I have a windows 10 laptop, and recently, every time I try to play my game (World Of Warcraft), the screen brightness goes crazy increasing and decreasing every second. As soon as I close the game, the issue disappears. However, when I have the game running, even if I minimize it and for eg browse the internet, it keeps happening.

Extremely frustrating, anyone had this problem before and has new ideas on how to fix it?

Thank you so much
 

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I have disabled the adaptive display option on both my settings and the Intel graphics control panel, and yet my brightness still changes without my input. Any solutions?

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Hello everyone! So after going back and forth which laptop i wanted i finally ended up getting a Yoga C930 which feels MUCH better compared to the 730 i had for about a day. The only concern i have for it right now is the fan noise is noticeable. I updated all of the drivers and did all of the windows updates, but it seems the fan is much more audible compared to the 730 i had. (I used the windows app and Driver Easy to do this) It's not entirely annoying but i do notice it. I also notice the laptop tends to get a bit warm. I know its only been a few hours but still its something i've noticed.  This is the exact one i purchased from Best Buy I've also noticed the Dolby Atmos Speaker System app apparently isn't compatible with my device? Also looking if anyone has recommendations on which usb c dongle to use so I can connect extra USB, display, and memory card reader? Some of the ones I?ve found on amazon don?t exclusively list if it works on the yoga c930

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I got a Sony Computer about a year ago and it's been randomly changing my brightness out of no where. Generally it moves it two below whatever I set it as and then changes it back to whatever I have set it on.

I have tried doing everything I can think of to fix it. I changed my brightness to whatever it was changing it to, figuring that would work. It would do the same thing with the new brightness (unless it was a low brightness, then it would bring it up). I thought it might be the Adaptive Brightness thing new computers come with, but mine was off! I turned it on and it stopped doing it for about ten minutes, but then continued doing it.

My computer is a Sony VAIO computer, running Windows 7 Home Premium.

A:Sony Computer randomly changing brightness.

I guess I should add on that when it changes to the lower/higher setting it slowly goes back to what I have it set as. Like it'll fade back to the lower light, or slowly brighten to the higher lighting.

This is annoying my greatly, even though it shouldn't be incredibly noticeable. I tried changing to different power plans to change it, but nothing is working. :/

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i have the K-codecs pack installed and all.. but in some movies (not all) when i play them on windows media player and i just change the brightness or contrast the movie just stops.. the picture actually sort of pauses while the green bar proceeds as if the movies is playing.. I am using windows media player 10.. the problem occured with many movies... some are downloaded ... and occurs with movies that i record using my sony digital camera.. any suggestions??
 

A:Changing brightness makes movie stops

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I've gotten a new T480 as my primary work laptop. After getting past the initial setup of the machine, including updating drivers, firmware and BIOS, almost everything is running quite well. The one thing that I noticed which is odd is that while I am in a meeting with the system not plugged in and running off of the batteries, the screen brightness is adjusting itself. I don't understand why this is happening, as I am active on the system  for most of the time, so it would not appear to be a power setting. Has anyone else seen this? It's happening just about anytime I am unplugged and running off of the batteries. As I was typing this subject in, the suggestions seemed to indicate that this is also happening with other systems. I don't have the time to go look at those threads to see if it has been addressed there unfortunately, so I am asking the question here. Hopefully this is just a driver or a BIOS fix that can be implemented with minimal disruption. Thanks in advance for any additional information that is provided!Matt

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Hey guys, I've only recently noticed this, but the brightness on my Vaio is stuck.

FN+F5/6 does nothing at all.

Changing the slider on both Win+C - Settings - Brightness and also through the Control Panel display options both do nothing either.

Any suggestions how to get around this?

Thanks!

A:Sony Vaio E Series Brightness Not Changing

The drivers aren't installed so windows doesn't have control over it yet.

Here are two links that might help:

EDIT: No, wrong link ill post in a sec
EDIT#2

I can't find exact ones. here's a link. Put in your vaio info. Your model seems to be missing from the list.

Sony eSupport - Electronics - Select Your Model

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Good day, I just received the Lenovo Yoga C930 and the pen doesn't work. The laptop does't recognize it and there is no way (app or settings menu) to install it, syncronize it or try it. Microsoft Windows 10 pen settings is for the surface pen and the Lenovo Pen settings is for the Lenovo Pen with the top bottom. Nothing for the fancy new pen that is stored in the laptop (not even in the product guide - way to go Lenovo!).  I have been trying to call several times Lenovo technical support and the dial menu is horrible. I haven't been able to reach a technical support representative for the Lenovo Yoga C930. This is the worst service per purchased item prize I have received in my life.  I really hope that someone can help me. This purchase was supposed to be a good experience and so far it is just pathetic. 

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My new Yoga c930, will only switch on when the power cable is connected.  Is this a simple setting change? My daughter thinks this issue started after an update. Can anyone help to solve this problem?Cheers Nico271

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I have a problem! I know there is a way, just not sure anymore how to do this. We have a graphic that has been saved with a white background and we want to take the background off. I thought you could "ungroup" the bitmap in word and eliminate it that way. We have XP and it doesn't work. Any suggestions? I need this ASAP. It's for a presentation this PM. I would have worried sooner, but thought I had it undercontrol! Thanks for any help1
 

A:changing a graphic

We ended up running the graphic on the presentation with the white background anyway. If anyone knows what software program to use to seperate images. We have our logo saved as a jpg and it has a white box behind it. The graphic is detailed so we can't just crop it. If anyone has any suggestions, I would really appreciate it.
 

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Hi everyone,

I have this strange problem with Samsung Slate series 7 since I've upgraded to Windows 8 pro 64. The screen brightness keeps changing randomly when it is at a low level. I have tried to disable auto brightness, put adaptive brightness off and disable the sensor monitoring service but nothing seems to work.

I hope someone can help.

Thanks

A:Brightness changing randomly on Samsung Slate 7 Windows 8

Solved. Just downloaded software update Samsung released for Ativ and it will install all missing drivers automatically.

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When switching between profiles (e.g., sRGB, Adobe RGB) within Premier Color, the brightness just keeps going lower and lower, without modifying it.
E.g.:

I start out at 70 on Adobe RGB
Switch to sRGB and it becomes 43
Switch to Adobe RGB and it becomes 57
Switch to sRGB and it becomes 33
Adobe RGB: 45
sRGB: 27
.....

How are these brightness values stored? After coming from sleep the brightness also seems to change, and I can't make head or tail on how this is 'managed' by which settings where.

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Hello everyone,
I'd like to know how (if possible) to make it so that my laptop does not automatically change screen brightness when plugging in or unplugging.

You see, there is a brightness setting that is saved for plugged in and unplugged, and when you change between plugged in and unplugged it reverts the screen brightness to that saved level.

For example if you have it unplugged and you set the screen brightness to 100% then plug it in, it saves the unplugged screen brightness to 100%. Now when you're plugged in you change it to minimal brightness. Later when you unplug and leave the screen brightness will revert back to 100%.

I'd like to disable this automatic screen brightness change.
Thanks for reading.
 

A:Stop laptop from changing screen brightness when plugging in

Which OS are you on? Say you were on Windows 7 there is a setting to change the brightness, but some laptops don't work with these settings.
 

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