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Q: brightness keys f2 and f3 not working

sir my laptop brightness keys are not working in windows 10. please solve the issue

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A: brightness keys f2 and f3 not working

Hi Have you tried the combination of fn key and the f2 key?

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i have hp notebook 15 ac 119 txbecause of various errors after windows update i put my system on recovery after the recovery again the problems have started coming. recent problem is of brightness. i cannot adjust my brightness at all. F-keys from keyboard have no effect and even it can not be adjusted through control pannel. i checked in device manager regarding the dispaly drivers update. it says i am using the latest versions of display  drivers.please help. 

A:brightness keys not working ; can't adjust brightness at all

Hi, I'd try reinstalling the amd/intel switchable graphics software package on the link below as it mentions a fix related to the f2/f3 keys. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp74501-75000/sp74717.exe When this has completed, restart the notebook. Regards, DP-K

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Hello,Having a problem with my laptop keyboard where the hotkey function buttons have suddenly stopped working as they used to. Pressing any of the hot keys results in an f1-12 rather than the previous function of changing volume, toggling keyboard lights and changing brightness etc. This happened around the time of me installing some new drivers for an audio interface so may be related to that. Ive tried going into the BIOS and toggling the hotkey option on and off, and installing hp quick launch software but nothing has worked so far. Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks in advance - C. Hounslow

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Hi, I have HP 15-ac 120tx laptop with windows 10 whis is i recently brought. On my laptop brightness keys (f2+f3) is working fine for few days, but suddenly its not working. I also try to changed  the brightness from grpahics propertiy but its aslo not working (Apply button is disable). please give me any solution for this. Thank you.

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I recently needed to adjust the brightness of my screen but got no response when pressing F2 or F3.  The tiles in the display setting show brightness but when I toggle the brightness does not change.  Please help because my screen is giving me a headache

A:Brightness Keys not working

Hi, Please try with fn key as mentioned on the following instructions     http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c00832191 Regards.

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I seen all the past replies on fixing this problem. One even said HP enables the keys f1-f12 eventually. Even so, I brought this notebook just last Christmas '15.  Here's the rub,  Microsoft installed some updates recently, since then the f2 & f3 for bbrightness are the only f-keys enabled. Not all users are young, these keys are a must for seniors who are on computers and eyes aren't what they use to be. I even downloaded the driver again for this and still not workng. Should I take it back to store? Still under warrenty.











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A:f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

Hi @Hollisbred,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with blightness keys . I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? Please get back to me and I will do all I can to help. 

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Hi,Brightness keys are not working in my laptoop after installing the windows 7.  plz help me out what should i do. 

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I buyed hp laptop. It came with DOS but i changed it to windows 8. But the brightness keys were not working. But all others keys were working properly.

A:brightness keys are not working

HP does not post Windows 8 drivers for that laptop just 7 and 10. Check device manager and see what is showing for display adapter. If it is Microsoft Basic brightness adjustment will not work. I suspect you need quite a few drivers for it which we are going to have to help you get from hardware manufacturer sites.  Post back with identity of display adapter. 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5555 that I purchased today from the Microsoft Store.  The computer works great, but I've noticed that when I try to change the brightness using the brightness keys (F11 and F12) to adjust the brightness, they don't work.  I did get it to brighten up the screen once, but after doing that, I have been unable to make any changes.  Has anyone seen this and does anyone know something I can do or try to see if I can make these keys work?

A:Brightness Keys not working

The F keys toggle between Media and normal functions by using the FN key. Try using the FN key with the brightness F key--which is not necessarily F11 or F12. Check your manual. The sun symbols on the Function keys might tell you where the brightness settings are. On my model it is F3 & 4.

You can reverse the toggle settings to make the function you use most the default. The default doesn't use the FN key.

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hp15 notebook pcwindow 7 

A:brightness keys not working

If you are looking for some assistance, you will need to identify your notebook with its complete product number. Otherwise, we really can't help you. When logged into Windows. Hold down the Fn key and tap the Esc key. That will invoke a system information window. Post the product number seen there.   You posted this in the desktop section.  You own a notebook. I will move this to the notebook section.

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My fn buttons for brightness don't seen to be doing anything at all, they just seem useless. I don;t know how to fix them at all, please help!

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i have HP laptop product number- W6T33PA#ACJ and serial no [Personal Information Removed]....
i have installed windows 7-64 bit 3 days back. since then my brightness keys are not working.
 
 
pls help

A:BRIGHTNESS KEYS F2 AND F3 NOT WORKING

Hi: Did you install the Intel graphics driver from your notebook's support page? Not having the graphics driver installed is normally why the brightness is stuck on maximum, and why you can't adjust it lower or use the Fn keys to adjust it. Go to the device manager and click to expand the Display Adapters device manager category. There you should see an Intel HD graphics adapter listed there. If you see a Standard VGA Adapter listed there, that means the graphics driver is not installed and that is why the Fn brightness keys don't work.

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The brightness keys on my laptop are not working. When I click on the F12 key, it shows on the bar that it's increasing, but my screen's brightness is actually not increasing/decreasing. I've tried several methods, but nothing seems to work. I tried uninstalling and re-installing my device adapter that didn't solve it. Some suggested enabling/disabling the Fn key; I normally don't use the Fn key to increase brightness so I couldn't try that option. Every key/action that controls brightness does not work. Is there a solution or is this permanent? Thanks for your help. 
P.S. I use Dell Inspiron 

A:F11 and F12 (Brightness keys) not working

What system model (Inspiron N5110, 5521, L411z, etc.) and what OS and version (i.e., WIndows 7 64 bit, etc.)?
Have you reinstalled the OS at any point?

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hp15 notebook pcwindow 7 

A:brightness keys not working

If you are looking for some assistance, you will need to identify your notebook with its complete product number. Otherwise, we really can't help you. When logged into Windows. Hold down the Fn key and tap the Esc key. That will invoke a system information window. Post the product number seen there.   You posted this in the desktop section.  You own a notebook. I will move this to the notebook section.

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I have a brand new probook and the volume and brightness keys are not working. Any sugestions? 

A:Volume and brightness hot keys not working

Hi,What about when pressing Function Fn key + brightness/audio keys?Download, save and install in following order:Chipset:http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/swI...Audio:http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/swI...Graphics:http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/swI...AndHot key driver:http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/swI...Source: http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243RegardsVisruth

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my brightness functioning keys are not wotking

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After installing new Windows7 ultimate OS.Brightness control keys are not working of my laptop.My laptop model is HP RT3290I search for drivers but not find suitable.I  also search for wifi driver but not find suitable.SO please solve my problem. THANKYOU  1  

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Brightness Function Keys( f2 and f3) NOT Working , there is no option of adjusting the brightness in control panel,only option is calibrate the color.i am confused which driver i should install or update so that f2 and f3 start working properly.thanks!

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Hi: The only suggestion I can offer would be to make sure you have installed the graphics driver...if the graphics driver is not installed, then you can't adjust the brightness.  it is stuck on maximum. This package provides the driver that enables the Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp72501-73000/sp72652.exe

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I have the strangest problem... When on battery (and only when on battery) my screen brightness keys (f2, f3) don't work. When I press them, the popup appears in the top left, but it won't move up or down with the keys. Using the touchscreen or a mouse I can drag it and it does indeed adjust the brightness. When plugged in to charge, the keys work as they would normally. I have tried disabling and enabling the "Generic PnP Monitor" device as well as reinstalling graphics and chipset drivers. I also tried changing the power profile and obviously restarting. Any ideas?

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Hi,
 
I have the same problem: some of my function keys are not working.
 
My device is a HP zbook studio g3 with model number T7V83ES.
 
I did a clean install of 10 education since i could get that one for free and my previous version was enterprise. The keys worked on enterprise although I had some issues with it before only I forgot how to fix it. More people at my university that have the same laptop are experiencing the same problems, unfortunately this is not the case for everyone that owns the same laptop.
 
Here's what I did and what it resulted in:
 
-Installed every driver/program that seemed appropriate and was listed on the original  HP website for software and drivers for my device.
Result: My keys were not working at all. (brightness, project switch and mic mute keys)
 
-I asked google and tried every single solution I could find, including the ones you suggested.
Result: Mic mute key is working, project switch key is also working, and as if it was a miracle my brightness keys are also working! But: my brightness keys are stuttering like hell. It takes windows ages to register my keystroke and even longer to register another one directly following it; it can not register 2 keystrokes in a row, it needs a sort of cooling down time for the button.
 
This is a list of my installed drivers:
 
SP781133
SP70439
SP76159
SP75561
SP56876
SP78231
SP77545
SP76872
SP76539
SP77916
SP77413
SP77176
SP76209
SP76771
SP75104
SP74145
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A:Brightness Function Keys( f2 and f3) NOT Working

Did you try installing the HP Hotkey Support Driver yet? If you did install and it still doesn't work, then try updating your BIOS.  Hope this helps. Cheers.

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Model - HP Notebook 15-R203txOS - Windows 8.1 Pro 64-BitGraphics - Intel HD 5500 Integrated                     NVIDIA GeForce 820M Dedicated I have updated the drivers for both my integrated as well dedicated graphics card but still my function keys f2 and f3 for Brightness control is not working altough all other function keys are working. this PC comes with DOS but i have booted it with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit.













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A:Brightness Function Keys( f2 and f3) NOT Working

Hi, Well that does explain why your f2/f3 keys aren't working as you only have the basic Microsoft driver installed - if the Intel driver was previously installed Ok, this may indicate a hardware issue. What happens if you try to install the Intel HD 5500 driver directly from Intel - it's the 2nd file in the list on the following link. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/search?keyword=Intel%C2%AE+HD+Graphics+5500+for+5th+Generation+Intel%C2%AE+Core%E2%84%A2+Processors If this does install Ok, restart the notebook and let Windows fully load for a couple of minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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My notebook is HP 15-r022tx running windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, 8gb ram and 1tb hdd, Interl HDisplay graphics family and NVIDIA GeForce 820M.  I recently upgraded my OS to Windows 10 and then downgraded back to Win 7(last week).  Two to three days ago, all the hotkey functions of the Function keys (functions that DONT require the use of Fn key) stopped. The Function keys work fine (e.g. Fn+f5 or Fn=f3 work fine), but the volume up or down or mute, brightness up or down, wifi on/off etc, wont work ? I have no idea how this happened or why.Any suggestions ? 

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HELLOIN MY NOTEBOOK 15-AC098TU, THE FUNCTION KEYS FOR ADJUSTING BRIGHTNESS ARE NOT WORKING IN WINDOWS 10. PLEASE SUGGEST ME ANY SOLUTION FOR THE SAME.ALSO, PLEASE TELL ME THE NAME OF THE DRIVERS TO SHOULD BE INSTALLED.THANK YOU.

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this PC comes with DOS but i have booted it with Windows 7 prof 32 bit. i installed all the drives yet brightness funtion is not working Please help me out

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I am just fade up of this issue two days back my keys for brightness (f2 & f3) were working and for volume (f6,7 & 8)now they are not working as I have to go to control panel for brightness changes , I already update my drivers in Device manager but still my issue isn't resolvePlease help me and guide me what to do?? 

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I have recently upgraded from  windows 8.1 to windows 10. After the upgrade i installed all the drivers and tried all the methods given online but they all failed . please help me find the solution to this problem .

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Have 5755 and just upgraded to win 10.  Now these function key don't work.  I have been unable to ID any work around on this site.  Please advise

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Dear sir/madam, The keys for brightness and for volume are not working today. I have an hp laptop with windows 10, but i didn't have any recent windows 10 update. Could you please help me fix it?   

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I have reinstalled windows 7 64 bit and all relevant softpaqs but still can't get brightness hot keys to work all other hot keys work.  I have tried older versions of the  hot software and older versions of intel graphics driver. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Matt

A:Brightness hot keys not working on ProBook 650 G2

@DaBanker? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=8430741&swItemId=ob_169839_1&swEnvOid=405...  Fixes an issue where the microphone mute and screen brightness buttons do not function properly when Device Manager is running. REO

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I upgraged my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. I observed that the display brightness is too high and tried to decrease it using f2 key. The key was not working and I tried using f3 which is not wokring. All the rest of the keys are working. For resolutions, I tried to verify my drivers (Display drivers - Radeon (TM) HD 8670M and all the other ones). All the drivers are up to date still the issue persists. Can any one suggest a resolution.  

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MY BRIGTHNESS CONTROL KEYS ARE NOT WORKING AFTER INSTALLING WINDOWS 8 (64 bit)

A:MY BRIGHTNESS CONTROL KEYS ARE NOT WORKING AFTER INSTALLING ...

Have you installed drivers from your Support page? Usually graphics driver effects brightness keys not working.http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-15-n200-notebook-pc-series/6529948/model...

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brightness, sound, wifi keys not working. k have windows 10 64 bit. i have aslo install HP event utility from driver page of the ntebook model. i also tried with sp70439.exe. but still the problem is same.

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The function keys for brightness adjustment are not working.

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Hi,The keyboard keys fn+f5 and fn+f6 do not work for changing the brightness under windows 10. Other fn keys, like for changing the volume - work.Does anyone have a solution for this?

A:Screen brightness change fn keys not working

Hello Copperis, Try updating BIOS, chipset and hotkeys support from HP website.Ensure Windows is up to date. Go to BIOS,Choose Restore defaults  

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So I just have to deal with it always being too bright then

A:Re: Brightness function keys not working after windows 7

If you want to keep it on W7, you do. There are probably other issues with the graphics as well since there is no driver, such as hardware acceleration being disabled.

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After installing the Windows 10 update, I found that the brightness control and keyboard illumination buttons no longer work, and my screen's brightness is locked on the highest setting. I've tried following the directions posted here, but while I was following the prompts on the second download, a message appeared that said something like my computer did not meet the minimum requirements to install the software. OS Build: 10586.420Product ID: 00326-10000-00000-AA934Processor: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHzInstalled RAM: 8.00GBSystem Type: 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

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This issue has come up again and again. I have re-installed the System Event Utility driver. It didn't work. I would appreciate any help. Thanks

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I am working on an SCCM Operating System Deployment on an HP ProBook 650 G2 of Windows 10 Education 64-Bit. I have all the drivers from: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=8430741&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4192 I can not, for the life, me get the Brightness funtion keys to work. The sounds works fine, I have installed chipset drivers, video drivers, and HP Keyboard drivers. I am having no luck getting this working. Flashed the BIOS even. Nothing. Any ideas?

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Hello, I have a HP Notebook PC - 15-r213ns (ENERGY STAR) with windows 8.1 Last night, after a windows update, the hotkeys for brightness (F2 and F3) the volume (F7 and F8), wifi (F12) and all the other ones have stopped working.  I can still change the brightness and volume through windows but i cant do it anymore using the keys. The functions keys do work, like F5 refresh or F3 browse. I have noticed that before i had to press the FN key for this and now it does it without the FN + Fx, so i suppose the windows update must have changed somthing here. They used to work fine before the update. I have re-installed the display drivers (NVIDIA G-FORCE 820-M) and looked for new drivers or updated drivers using HP Support asistant but everything is up to date. I was looking for hot key drivers in the HP drivers page for my product but couldnt find any keyboard, hotkeys related software or drivers. any suggestions? thanks in advance, Marco  











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A:Hotkeys (brightness, sound, wifi keys) not working after win...

Hi, Marco: The System Event Utility is supposed to get the Fn keys to work. Details: This package contains the HP System Event Utility for supported notebook models running a supported operating system. HP System Event Utility enables special function keys to be programmed. File name: sp70439.exe You can find this file under the Software - Solutions section of the driver page for your model.

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Im using an HP Envy SleekBook 6-1090 ee and its Brightness Keys not are not working.Its brightness is at its maximum by default therefore puts constatnt burden on my eyes.Please advise?

A:HP Envy Sleekbook 6-1090 ee Brightness Keys not working in W...

Hi,Download, save install this:http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/HP-ENVY-Sleekbook-6-1000/5269347/model/527...Restart system.Additional Drivers: http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-Sleekbook-6-1000/5269347/model/5273154RegardsVisruth

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Hi, I recently completely cleared my laptop and re-installed Windows 7 due to a virus. I am having issues with my brightness and volume control buttons on the keyboard. The brightness buttons do not work at all and there is no option to adjust the brightness via the power options either. My laptop is stuck on the highest setting. The volume buttons seem to adjust the volume appropriately, but the icon that typically appears in the middle of my screen when I do so is not there (the grey volume icon that appears when you use the f9 and f10 buttons and fades away shortly after). Additionally,the mute botton also seems to work but the red light on the f11 key does not respond accordingly, I only know it works from the volume icon on my taskbar.  I had some help from Paul Tikkanen in downloading several missing drivers for various other issues so I'm wondering if this is also a poblem that can be solved with a similar download? If not, is anyone able to suggest other solutions?  Thank you, Kristen 

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Hi there,
 
I've trawled around and seen that the issue of the F2 and F3 buttons for brightness doesnt actually change the brightness, I get the symbol but no change. 
 
I also have an issue with the Beats scroll wheel which will not allow me to switch it to anti clockwise even when selected on the beats audio software.
 
From the looks of it the brightness issue is an old one and im shocked it's still happening, hopefully someone can give me a straight and easy fix to this, would be great
 
Product name: HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC
Product number: A2Q36EA#ABU
Serial number: [Edited for Personal Information]
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
Thanks for your help in advance!

A:HP Envy 17 Brightness Keys and Volume control not working

Hi C_Evans, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have read your thread on your HP ENVY 17-3002ea Notebook and brightness issues. Here is a link to change display settings. I would uninstall the keyboard. Restart the computer after uninstalling, it should reinstall automatically. Please let me know how this goes. Thanks.

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Upgraded to windows 10, then my screen brightness stopped working. All drivers are up to date, all display drivers are activated.

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hey guysi'm forced to install windows 7 on my dear lenovo ideapad 500 15isk because of some business softwares i'm using, and i cant upgrade it to win8 or 8.1 or 10, and the problem is that brightness key on keyboard not working(take no action with display brightness)all requaired drivers are installed and also i did below solutions:1) install brightness default registery key from support lenovo website2)upgrade its intel vga driver to latest version 21.20.16.4550i'm so glad to someone helps me in this extremely annoying issue 

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Hello, I have two Yoga 2 13's - I think both the 59403750 model. Both have the same specs. In one of those Yogas the brightness keys - "F11" and "F12" - do not work and it is full 100% brighness all the time. In the other (good) Yoga they seem to work OK - at least I can get the brighness down a few notches. When I press and hold the Fn key to get F11 or F12 to work the *seem* to do what F11 or F12 would do normally - e.g. in a word processor or browser. So it seems maybe just the brighness function of those keys are not working. Lenovo has calimed that this is not a hardware problem and they are not responsibile for it under warranty. I have done a little reading some time ago and seen something similar that was maybe fixed by installing updated video drivers. Well, that did not work - as of a couple months ago. At the time I also updated the BIOS - again no luck. Any ideas /inputs you might have are appreciated. Thank you.













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A:Yoga 2 13 brightness keys not working - it was TeamViewer monitor driver

Are you able to change brightness through the software options?
 
Right click on Desktop >> Personalize >> Display >> Adjust Brightness
 
Change from here. Do you see a difference?

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