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Screen Brightness won't adjust

Q: Screen Brightness won't adjust

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?

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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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My screen brightness using FN+F11/F12 and also in the advanced power settings slider won't adjust the screen to anything other than brightness and minimum or brightness to 100% when I move the slider.  It shows the percentage moving up and down, but the screen stays 100% until I'm on the lowest setting,  then it goes right to minimum.  I received a bunch of Lenovo updates on the first Wednesday of this month and I've had several issues since then, I tried reverting back to previous drivers, but it made no difference, so I'm back on the latest drivers.

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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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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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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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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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hi folks,

ive just recently installed Windows 7 Build 7100 on my eMachines E525 laptop, & i can't adjust the screen brightness with the 'fn' key anymore............please help because my battery power is getting hammered here!

A:Can't Adjust Screen Brightness............HELP!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Anjunabeats


hi folks,

ive just recently installed Windows 7 Build 7100 on my eMachines E525 laptop, & i can't adjust the screen brightness with the 'fn' key anymore............please help because my battery power is getting hammered here!


I would assume that the Fn keys relate to accessability options and they come from emachines. what driver upgrade have you done so far?

Ken

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I have a HP Envy dv7 Notebook PC. It recently just downloaded the new HP Assistant and I wanted to adjust the brightness because it was too bright for the dark room I was in. I tried using the F2 and F3 keys to lower the brightness and I tried to adjust it from settings and control panal but the brightness doesn't adjust when I move it up or down. I tried shutting down my computer and restarting it but I still can't adjust the brightness. Help!











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missrodgers92 wrote:I'm using Windows 8 and my product number is C2N67UA#ABAHello again!Try reinstalling your notebook's graphics driver.  Here is a link.Let me know the result and have a wonderful day.  

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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 am not able to adjust the screen brightness Through F2 and F3 or even through settings. Someone please help. Thanks in advance.

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I cannot adjust the screen brightness using the  F2 or F3 key after i had installed win8.

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Hello, i'm not sure it's the right place i'm posting this.
I formatted my computer, and now it seems that the option to adjust my screen brightness has disappeared...
When i go to Power Options there is no slider what so ever.
 

A:I can't adjust my screen brightness

is this a windows PC and if so which version of windows
http://social.technet.microsoft.com.../thread/08a3eb1d-b698-4639-af4b-5278b721fcdc/
http://kzhiwei.wordpress.com/2011/0...ng-laptop-screen-brightness-slider-windows-7/
 

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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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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?

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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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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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So, a few days ago the battery of my laptop died and when I charged it and power it up again I found that I can't change the brightness of my screen which I was able to few minutes before. I tried fixing it by going onto control panel>hardware and sound>power option, but it didn't work. It's just stuck. What can I do? Is my laptop broken? Please help

A:I can't adjust the brightness of my screen, what can I do?

Do you have this:

Check in the notification area for it.
You might have to click the Customize button to find it, if you have it:

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I have had my b50-70 windows 8.1  laptop for 2 months. A few days ag the screen brightness locked and I am now unable to adjust when I press f11/f12. I have tried adjusting screen brightness through the control panel but it made no difference. Please advise.













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A:B50-70 Screen brightness locked and cannot adjust

hi diplomat7,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Your problem might be similar to this article
 
Can you try the following:
1. Install the Default Brightness Level Patch, reboot the machine and observe if you can now adjust the brightness via the F11/F12 keys
 
2. If same problem, open the Device Manager > Display Adapters and uninstall the graphics driver (Intel or AMD) and ensure you put a check on Delete the driver software for this device. When finished, navigate to Control Panel (Ivon Views) > Programs and Features and uninstall the Display Driver then reboot. 
 
After the machine has restarted, reinstall the graphics from the B50-70 drivers page or from one of the links below:
 
Intel VGA Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
AMD VGA Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hey everyone, I don't know if you know me, but I was Wii Master 64 on Seven Forums, so, it's good to be here! I decided to change my name, but I couldn't think of anything better, so I just went with what it is lol.

Anyways, I about a month or 2 ago, I went and bought a new laptop since my old one was starting to die on me and stuff. It's a Samsung ATIV Book 4, and it's really nice. This is the first hick up I've had with it so far, and I noticed it happening today. I noticed my screen was really dim today as I was using it, so naturally, I use the Fn key to turn it up, but nothing happens. Up in the top left of the screen, it shows a little brightness meter going up and down as I turn it up and down, but nothing changes. I went to the power options menu and tried to adjust it there, and alas, nothing happened. I googled this problem to see what I could find, but nothing really helped... I even tried disabling the display driver and restarting it, but that didn't do anything. What do you all think?

A:Laptop screen brightness won't adjust

Hello That Guy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use one of the options in the tutorial below to adjust your screen brightness instead.

Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a HP Notebook 15 running on Windows 10. The Processor is Intel Celeron N2840. I recently Refreshed my Laptop To get rid of some useless softwares. After this refresh, Im not able to Adjust the screen Brightness through Display settings (the Option to adjust the Brightness is unavailable) or Keyboard (F2,F3) and the button in the Action Center to adjust brightness is also not available which I used to have Before. Also I updated my Intel Graphics Driver as directed in many Websites and also the Monitor Driver. But all these methods are not fixing my trouble. Further more, The "fn" key in keyboard is also not functioning, so im kinda' screwed with all these trouble.  It would be very helpful if anyone can mention any fix, Thanks In Advance !. P.S. [Sorry For the bad english, If any ], Thank you !

A:Unable to adjust Screen Brightness

Hi, Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your 15 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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I have a HP Spectre x360 - 13-4009na  and have just upgraded to Windows 10. The problem is I cannot alter the screen brightness using any of the usual methods. - The fn buttons do not work- There is no brightness control displayed on the Control panel - Power Options- The Calibrate Display Colour method fails with an error while "... preparing to calibrate ..." - "Unspecified error". So my display is set to high brightness and I cannot change it. Please can someone help? Thanks, Paul. 

A:Adjust screen brightness Windows 10

I too had the same problem after updating my pavillion to w10.. The problem which i found out was that the display adapter had to be updated. Go to display settings and update driver software

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since i have upgraded to windows 10, i m not able to adjust my laptops screen brightness cause i m not getting the option to adjust screen brightness, nor the screen brightness up and down buttons are working. Also i have updated the graphic adapter and still the condotion is same...no change!!  plz someone give me the solution to get rid of this problem











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A:how to adjust screen brightness in windows 10

I fixed this on my Envy 15 j151sa -  Settings > Display > Advanced Display Settings > Display Adapter Properties Then Properties > Driver Tab > Update Driver button. Voila!

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Hello everyone,

I'm using an hp TouchSmart 610 All in One computer and have just recently upgraded to Windows 10.

I have no idea how to adjust my screen brightness and was wondering if you might be able to help me. Ive tried looking for buttons on the monitor, going to settings etc. but no luck so far.

thanks so much for your time and expertise

best,

rick

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no error messages. I Can't adjust the screen Brightness.

A:I can't adjust the screen brightness of my laptop. how can I...

Likely the correct video card driver is not installed. Can you go into the device manager and see how the video card is described under "display adapters"?

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NirCmd or Any Programs ?

I Dont Need Adjust Screen Bightness by Button on Monitor to Night Mode Every Night

My Charms Bar Cant Adjust Screen Bightness. Why ?

A:Can I Adjust My Screen Brightness With NirCmd ?

NirCmd Command Reference - changebrightness

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Hello.


Please forgive me in advance for some of my spelling / grammar mistakes as English is not really my first language. Even so, I will try to make this post as clear as possible.

So here is my problem. I have an Acer Aspire 4540 laptop that I recently repaired after laying in my closet with a broken display for some time. So I took it to a repair center and got my new 14' LED display installed. Everything on my laptop is working fine, even my screen is working fine. The only issue I've noticed is that when I try to increase or decrease my screen brightness it cycles between the max and min settings rather than dimming or brightening respectively.

Now, I know I've had this issue before but I can't remember if it was already like this before the screen broke. I have tried rolling back, uninstalling and reinstalling my drivers several times yet the issue is still there.

Im running on Windows 7 Ultimate x86 and my graphics card is an ATI Radeon HD4200.

I know this is a small issue but I need to fix it since I spend a lot of time in front of my laptop.


Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Can't properly adjust screen brightness.

Welcome aboard, Jemeh
You may have a look at this .... it may help you .

Display Color Calibration

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Good day! It seems that I cant adjust my screen brightness when i press the screen brightness key (F12) on my Lenovo G50 80 laptop. My laptop is not broken or anything. So when I adjust my screen brightness, the bar wont go top the top, it just get stuck on the middle. I also tried going to control panel and adjusting the screen brightness but nothing happened. I also tried Fn + Alt F12 but nothing also happened. I hope you understand what I am trying to say. Please help me. I did not also changed anything or the setting. It just happened that I cant adjust the brightness. Please help me!! ASAP!

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Cannot adjust screen brightness using the FN+F9/F10 key on keyboard Tried the below and still not workingInstalled HP HotKey support drivers Also FN + F8 (Volume MUTE) is also not working. Please help.

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Hello, I cannot adjust the brightness of my screen and also I cannot freeze the system. I have already tryed to restart it but nothing changes. Can you help me? Thank you Giulia

A:I cannot adjust the brightness of my screen and also I canno...

Dear Customer, Sorry to hear about the issue Let's see if we can point you in the right direction. Here is HP support documents that might help you find the source of the issue. http://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,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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I upgraded to Windows 10 six months ago. I have had problems with my screen crashing. I have recently upgraded my display adapter and driver and now I cannot adjust my screen brightness.My display adapter is AMD Radeon HD 8650G + HD8750M Dual GraphicsThe driver is up to date and is version 15.200.1065.0The option to Roll Back Driver is greyed out. Thank you,Justin

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First, techincal specs.
I have a Windows 8.1 Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7332, with a AMD A6-4400M APU processor with integrated graphics. My display adapter, according to device manager, is a AMD Radeon HD 7520G.

Now, my problem is that I'm unable to adjust the screen brightness of my laptop. I haven't made any recent changes, and I noticed this about a week or so ago(I don't typically change my laptop brightness, so this could have been happening for longer). In the mean time, I've tried rolling back my display drivers, with no success, and also updating to the latest driver set, which has also not worked. I'm not sure where to go from now, does anyone have any ideas to fix this?

A:Unable to adjust laptop screen brightness

Welcome to the Forums.
What happens when you try to adjust the brightness? Is there no setting? Setting grayed out? Or you change the setting but nothing happens?

If it changes for an instant, then reverts to what it was, adaptive brightness may be enabled.

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so as title suggested I want to change brightness of my display of laptop. the battery icon bottom right by clicking on it brings up window's default adjust screen brightness, which is a lot of hassle multiple clicks to get to it.

I have found a few application that could help me change brightness (REAL and ONLY brightness) on multiple monitors at once but its just looks different than window's default brightness change via battery icon. there must be something thats included in window's default brightness change, maybe colors temperature or contrast I do not know which but it isn't only brightness thats changing for sure.

so, could anyone help me and tell me what the differences are? why does it look different and what other things are changed other than just brightness.

also if possible, an application that changes window's default brightness change on multiple monitors at once, which I have yet to find a working one.

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Hi there. I've installed a clean version of Windows 10 Home 64 bit, and, noticed that, with the basic Microsoft display adapter driver, I would be able to adjust screen brightness and would get maximum resolution as well. How ever, even though I disabled automatic driver updating in Windows before I first connected my laptop to the internet, it still proceeded to download a driver that it got via Windows update which ruins the adjusting of brightness. I tried to install the 64-bit Windows 8 driver that is available at support.lenovo.com but that one has the same problem, I can't adjust screen brightness when using it. Neither did the latest Windows 10 Radeon HD 6xxxM driver by AMD off of their website help at all. Everything else works perfectly fine in terms of Windows 10 except for adjusting of brightness, and, I am unable to stop Windows from constantly updating the graphics card driver via Windows Update despite the setting found in System Properties. As such, the laptop is, largely useless, and, has wasted loads of my time. It's a shame really, as, I invested loads into this laptop, and, though it's perfectly capable of running Windows 10, the fact that I can't adjust screen brightness wrecks everything. I have even installed the Energy Management driver, but, that doesn't help anything either. Could someone, please, advise me of some way through which I could make Windows simply STAY at the Basic Microsoft Display Adapter driver, or, w... Read more

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hy there ... how i change the screen brightness ?... i check everywere but i don't find nothing ...sorry but my english is not really good

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First off, I see this seems to be a problem across all of your computers and has been for years... why isn't there a fix? I used my brightness down button once and now it won't go back up. I can't adjust the settings at all, despite the graphic on the screen showing me the meter going up and down. I've checked all drivers, tried uninstalling and reinstalling lenovo energy management, and I've still got nothing. I've stopped short of a factory reset because that's super annoying having set everything up and then a couple weeks after purchase have to do it again. Any other alternatives first? Suggestions?











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A:P400 Touch screen brightness won't adjust

HiTry using the intel graphics driver from lenovo site or from the d drive of your hard drive.http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS031547




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Hello,
I am running Windows 7 64bits on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L650 and I can not adjust the screen brightness. Button Fn+F6 and Fn+F7 are not working and there is no entry for that in the control panel.
I tried to download the VAP drivers 1.4.1 as explained in the Toshiba bulletin assistance but it does not exist for this model.

Would you please help me for that ?
Thanks
Pierre

A:Can not adjust screen brightness on Satellite Pro L650

Do you use original OS that you got with your notebook or own OS installation?

As far as I know this must work with ?factory settings?. Have you changed anything?
Can you use other FN fnctions?

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Hello,

I've installed Windows 7 on my Qosmio G30-140 but I'm having trouble adjusting the brightness settings.
Instead of allowing me to set the slider to any position I want I'm stuck with only 3 steps from which to choose from.
The last one is way to bright and my eyes keep tearing up from having to deal with this insane amount of white, especially on white backgrounds.
The other two are very, very dark.
What's going on? I've installed the correct Nvidia drivers.
Also I can't seem to set the brightness by using the FN keys on my keyboard. They simply produce no result at all.

Help appreciated, I can't work like this.

Thank you!

A:Qosmio G30-140 - Can't adjust screen brightness on Windows 7

I managed to tweak it down a notch at the Bios Settings but that still didn't solve my problem.
Please help.

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i just installed Windows 7 Enterprise x64bit today
and i can not adjust the screen brightness
-before i installed the driver pack, it didnt even show this option
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1402424820

and after i installed the driver packs the option is there but its useless
i have put the screen brightness on minimum but the brightness is still maximum and my eyes are about to pop right now

somehow i don't have this problem on the x32bit version.

is there any driver that i have to install or any way to fix this ?

A:Windows 7 Enterprise x64bit [ Cant adjust screen brightness ]

What driver pack? Win7 is a driver-complete OS after you enable Automatically deliver drivers via Windows Update (Step 3) then run all rounds of Impotant and Optional Windows Updates until no more are offered when doing a Check for Updates after reboot.

Any drivers then missing should be imported from the HP Support Downloads webpage for your exact model.

If you have an HP then don't reimport any of the HP bloatware but sometimes a piece of software is required to make the hotkeys function correctly. You'll need to study the software posted for your model to see which is required. If you tell us the exact model and link us to the webpage we can often spot it for you if you need help.

Hopefully you followed the other steps for a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 because you will get and keep a perfect install to the exact extent you stick with the tools and methods given.

If you forced a bunch of old drivers into an OS which provides its own drivers then you will have problems.

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Giving this a try since everytime i see this forum it ends up being totally irrelevant. Some background:fresh install of windows 7 ultimatehad to copy my drivers from another elitebook - cuz i'm totally computer illiterate - using driver backup software.Everything works as far as I can tell, except for ambient light sensor and adjustment via the "F" keys. **bleep** gives, anybody?Thanks for reading this b.s. Also, I've scowered the website and HP with absolutely horse ass success.

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I've noticed, today, that I'm suddenly unable to adjust my screen brightness. I have read half a dozen threads reporting the same problem; I tried all the solutions therein (from updating the driver and reverting to the most basic one to manually changing power configurations) and nothing worked. Unlike the vast majority of users who had this problem, this hasn't happened following an update to windows 8.1 (which I did several months ago -- and the adjust was working fine after that).

This might give you a hint:

* As I try to adjust it using the fn key (as I had always done previously), brightness goes up or down just one level -- and that just 'cosmetically', as in fact nothing changes. The indicator gets stuck approximately in the middle of the bar, unable to reach the extremes.

* There is more: on power management, I chose the lowest possible level of brightness when working on battery, just to see what would happen. I then disconnected my laptop from main power, and... the brightness indicator did go down to the lowest level, YET brightness remained unaltered in fact.

Anyone, please??

A:unable to adjust screen brightness - windows 8.1 - ASUS

try turning off Adaptive Display in advanced settings under power management

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I upgraded my LENOVO G580 laptop from 8.1 to windows 10. after installation the screen brightness increased tremendously and the tools to reduce it do not work. can anybody help ?

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I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 on my Lenovo Ideapad and noticed my screen brightness wasn't as bright as it had been when I had run Windows 8. I keep trying to adjust my screen brightness, but no matter how low or high I set it, my screen's brightness
remains at what I would imagine a 50% brightness would be. Can anyone help me?

A:i upgraded to windows 8.1 and can no longer adjust my screen brightness

Ive tried all the suggestions above and more this is the only thing that has worked so far!
Try this....
Go to device manager - click display adapters - right click the windows driver (intel graphics 4000 or whatever) - update driver software - click search for update myself - then on the next window click "let me pick from a list of drivers on my computer
- then select microsoft basic display adapter


Edit..... come on microsoft this shouldnt be this hard computers should be getting more user friendly not less sort your s*** out!!

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Hi,I just bought a new ideapad 500s 13ISK and install the latest intel vga driver and lenovo utility software on windows 7. But I can't adjust LCD brightness with hotkeys(brightness +/-), while other hotkeys goes pretty well. Any ways to solve this? OS: Windows 7 Pro x64intel vga driver version: 10.18.15.4279 _Display Audio 6.16.00.3180lenovo utility version: 3.0.0.4 Thanks!

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Does anybody know how to dim or adjust screen brightness for the HP Envy 23se-d494 all-in-one pc?  It is sometimes to bright for me especially in low light conditions.  Please help, thanks.  

A:how to adjust screen brightness HP Envy 23se-d494?

In Windows 8 and 8.1Invoke the search charm and type in brightness or click on the PC settings icon  If the control by the operating system is available, it will be seen as in the following image  If available, the ability to control screen brightness will be via the slider as seen in the folllowing image. The image is from a touchscreen enabled HP product loan Spectre 13 ultrabook with Windows 8.1. Yours should be the same.  

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Hi, now i use HP ENVY 4-1112 TX ultrabook I just upgraded win 8.1 to win 10all driver has installed properly (there is no issue in devices manager list) my problems are:- i couldnt find where i can adjust screen brightness, the shorcut on keyboard (f2&f3) no effect.- it was perfectly worked at existing 8.1- time for windows on / off take too long now. it seem intel rapid stoarge technology doesnt work. so, any one can help? because many ways to solve (from google) doesnt work. thank you.

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