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Backwards Brightness Buttons and Brightness Settings

Q: Backwards Brightness Buttons and Brightness Settings

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

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

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

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

A:Brightness buttons don't work

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

So strange how computers can sometimes be, huh?

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











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

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




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

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

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The heading says it all, Thanks in advance!

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

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

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

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

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

A:Brightness buttons not working in Windows 10

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

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Hi
     I have Dell Inspiron13 7000 series laptop.Everything was working fine until 2 weeks back.
Suddenly I wasn't able to use F11/F12 keys to controll brightness.Even if I clicked I wasn't getting the actual brightness bar.I checked some blogs and youtube videos, which helped me and it fixed my issue.
Suddenly after almost a week or so, I am getting another issue.I can scroll up or down the brightness however it doesn't change any brightness level.Right now it is too bright but I can't change it.
Has anyone been facing this issue or resolved this?
Laptop was in perfectly operating condition before.I have been getting these issues recently after regular windows update.

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Hello there, I need help please! I can't fix the screen brightness. It appears to be stuck on full brightness which draws my battery life quickly and hurts my eyes during nights. The brightness button in the action center is missing, there is no brightness slide bar in the display setting nor in control panel, and brightness fn buttons in the keyboard are not working as well. When I click on the battery icon, there is a brightness button next to the battery saver button but also not working (not even clickable).I searched online and I tried:- updating/reinstalling/rolling back display drivers- resetting pc (reinstalling windows)- many other little repairs College is starting soon and I really need my battery life and I will be studying on my laptop in late hours so this brightness issue is a big trouble for me    


























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

Regards

A:Brightness buttons put the laptop in standby mode

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Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.
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hiwhen I Push fn+f2 or fn+f3 buttons, brightness of monitor doesnot low or high. and all of my drivers installed. my display drivers in device manager are AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series and Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000. all of these installed.please help methanks a lot

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

Brand new out of the box.

Running Windows 10 Education - version 1607
OS Build 14393.1593

Two somewhat similar problems with one little difference.

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

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

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

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...777cdcd?auth=1

Any ideas? Thanks!

A:Volume Control and Brightness Buttons Not Working

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

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

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Hello,
The controls (volume, brightness, keyboard brightness, etc) on the F1-F12 buttons are not working.  This is probably a setting issue but my XPS 13 is new and I haven't done much with it except let my kids play with it.  If I want to adjust volume, I have to manually open up the program to adjust it.  It is just getting annoying.  Please help.

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I have a hp Envy 15 notebook PC windows 10. my screen brightness control button (F2,F3) don't work now they use to, and I am unable to alter them with the control panel.

A:my screen brightness control buttons don't work

Hi, Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your 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 an HP Elitebook X3U19AV that was given to me from my work.

Brand new out of the box.

Running Windows 10 Education - version 1607
OS Build 14393.1593

Two somewhat similar problems with one little difference.

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

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

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

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...777cdcd?auth=1

Any ideas? Thanks!

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So I have two Dell Inspiron (all-in-one) 3030’s that we cannot adjust the brightness on via the buttons on the right hand side. When the issue appeared on the first PC I thought maybe the buttons were broken and since it was out of warranty I simply dimmed the screen via the Intel graphics adapter settings. Fast forward to a few weeks later when another machine (same model) got his with a Crytpo virus and I had to do a clean install and now it too has the same problem. I installed all the drivers from Dells site but now I have two computer computers in where the brightness buttons on the right hand side don’t work. Everything including the BIOS is up to date but that got me wondering….Is there anything special that needs to be installed for those buttons to work specifically? Typically hardware buttons just work.
I would call Dell but they are out of warranty by a few months.

A:Inspiron 3030 all-in-one brightness buttons not working.

I do not see an Inspiron 3030 AIO. Do you mean the Optiplex 3030 AIO? Did you install the Dell On-Screen Display (OSD) Application?

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I was able to adjust the brightness of my screen using the f2+f3 button but suddenly they stopped working and am not able to adjust the brightness of screen from any place neither control panel nor any other option tried some methods but they all failed

A:Screen brightness buttons stopped working

Hi, Try the following. Download the Intel HD Graphics installer on the following link and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp68001-68500/sp68117.exe When done, download and reinstall the Chipset driver on the link below. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp73501-74000/sp73543.exe When the Chipset reinstallation has completed, do not restart as prompted, instead open your Downloads folder, right click the Intel Graphics installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation. When this has completed, shutdown the notebook. Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Start the notebook and let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K 

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OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
64-bit
Windows 7 pre-installed
CPU: Intel Core i3 380M
Motherboard: Dell Inc. 07FXP8
Graphics: Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected]) on Intel HD Graphics
Dell Inspiron N5040

Beginning today, I opened my laptop from sleep and noticed the display was at its lowest brightness setting. I then tried to restart it to see if that would solve it, no luck. I did some googling and found out it could be a problem with the graphics driver. I then disabled it and enabled it. Now the brightness is at its max settings.

The function (FN) + F4, F5 (the keys to adjust the brightness settings) do nothing. The brightness status will show up on the screen and only change 1 or 2 notches.

I then realized I should have a way to adjust the brightness via the Power Settings in the Control Panel. I even confirmed this with a friend. I should have the sliders to adjust the brightness but I do not. It's very strange.

This is the screenshot from my friend:



This is the screenshot from mine:

A:[SOLVED] Can't adjust brightness, missing brightness sliders

Hello,

I would suggest uninstalling the graphics driver and get the latest driver from the Dell Support site installed.

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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 recently updated my AMD display driver (Radeon 7640G I think) and now my brightness buttons, keyed to F2 and F3 are not working. The rest of my buttons are working fine so it is not the keyboard. I also cannot change it when I press the battery button on my taskbar (both brightness and battery saver are unavailable). This is a major issue because now my screen it at the lowest brightness possible and I have to work with my lights off (and even then it's still difficult to see). I tried updating my drivers but there was nothing available to update. I've been trying to update drivers for my HP printer though both updates receive an error message:   (1)  Hewlett-Packard - Enterprise WSD Multi-Function Printer, Multi-Function Printer, Other hardware - Null Print - HP ENVY 7640 series - Error 0x8024200b (2) HP driver update for Fax - HP ENVY 7640 series - Error 0x80240017 Microsoft Support tried to help with the error message (and reportedly tried to fix Windows Update) but after they "helped" me this brightness issue starting occurring. If it means anything, when my computer boots up, a new screen appears that says something about Watch Dogs. That used to never appear until MS. I'm not sure if that is the issue though.  Thanks!

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My Hp Envy 14 has an issue suddenly. The volume buttons and the brightness buttons do not work. All other buttons work fine. It does not seem to be a physical malfunction but rather a software or driver function. I recently installed an update 4/4/17.  The update was Microsoft Framework 4.6.1. Should I uninstall this? Get a new driver? Please direct me

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Hello, all others hotkeys work(volume, light the keyboard, etc) but the brightness change button dont work at all ! i tryied to install graphic card from drivers and nothing changed

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The dispaly brightness buttons on my Elitebook 1040 G2 (F9, F10) stopped working, perhaps with an update but not sure.  I have installed the latest Windows updates and graphics driver, run scannow, DISM, to no avail.  Anybody have a suggestion? OK, I solved it.  I installed the latest HotKey support drivers, which I saw suggested in a recent thread for a different model, and that fixed the issue.

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Good day, who knows how to adjust  the screen brightness of Dell 5250 with Windows 7 Pro installed? Buttons on the screen do not work. OSD application installed, but not active. In setup OSD mode is enable.
 

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Hi guys,

The following set of exes allow you to map custom buttons on laptops to Windows shortcut commands . Currently supported is : to increase and decrease volume/brightness by a single click . Quick brightness change is great for long gaming or development sessions on the pc !

I have been missing that feature badly.

Also sending shortcuts i.e ALT+TAB is supported.

You need your laptop to have the software that can map the button to the exe.

This is donationware so all help is appreciated.

Coming soon also one-button changing the Nvidia color levels, as this is another thing that has been killing me.
Get it here.

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Hello! I upgraded about a month ago. My laptop locked me out entirely shortly after the upgrade so I had to take it to be wiped clean. When I got it back everything was in working order with Windows 10 except the top row of keys that control volume, brightness and the ability to pause, rewind and skip songs now solely does the standard system commands of f1-f10 *caret browsing on/of, find in page, etc* Im not sure if they worked the first time I tried to upgrade because I couldn't even log on to my computer after I upgraded the first time so I reformatted. How can I make those keys usable for volume and brightness again? Thank you!

A:Can no longer use volume/brightness/skip song buttons on my keyboard

Sounds like your missing the driver for them, what is the make and model of your laptop?
Also try go to start and type 'Check for Updates' this may download them automatically.

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I installed windows 10 pro x64bit and downloaded all the necessary drivers but the I can't access the brightness control or use the brightness I think this need intel hd driver, which I tried to install but after the installation I get a message "error This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software."As for the wireless button I'm not sure why.Please Help

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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, I have a minor problem happening. When I play certain games in windowed mode the brightness of the game will make my desktop of the same brightness. This is fine as long as the brightness returns to normal when I close the game but sometimes it doesn't. Then I'm left with a blindingly bright desktop and I dont know how to revert it. The only way I've gotten around it is to just restart my pc but it gets old restarting every time I'm closing out of the game. Is there a simple fix to this?

Thanks.
 

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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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We ordered about 20 of the Lenovo 10AY tiny desktops for our businesses and I've found a consistent problem with the Lenovo tiny computers and NEC monitors. Whenever i pair the lenovo 10AY units with our NEC monitors in our business, users have constant monitor brightness issues. I have updated to the latest version of Lenovo power manager software on several desktops and the monitors still will not stay at 100% brightness after a log off/reboot. I've also tried downloading the latest NEC monitor drivers. still no luck. Here's how it goes: - deploy new lenovo 10AY- log into workstation- NEC monitor goes to lowest brightness setting- manually set brightness back to 99%-double check lenovo power manager settings to ensure brightness is set to 100%, dynamic brightness control is disabled, timers are off ETC..-log off computer- log back into computer - 5 mins later, monitor goes to lowest brightness setting- go into monitor menu and manually change brightness back to 99%-REPEAT above steps every day  on the other hand. i found a DELL monitor and a SAMSUNG branded monitor and plugged the same computers into them. No dimming occurs. Power manager settings work fine. This is specific to NEC Multicync monitors. The exact model i tested was a NEC Multisync EA244WMI LED

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I have a samsung 7 series laptop running windows 8. this stupid thing adjust the brightness setting all by itself. when the light in the room is turned off, the screen dims, when the light in the room is turn on, the screen gets brighter. when i check the brightness settings to try to make it brighter after its automatically dimmed, it shows that the screen is at maximum brightness which i know is bs because as soon as i turn the light in the room on, the screen gets bright again!!! so im stuck using the computer with a dark screen that i can barely see. how do i manually set the brightness and keep this stupid computer from doing it by itself?? any help is appreciated 

A:how to adjust brightness settings?

Hello, and Welcome
See this link.  Good Luck.
 
There is also a video but it is kind of rough.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lyFKtRDInI

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I just noticed that any way to change my brightness for my laptop has gone. And it's currently stuck on max brightness, which hurts my eyes.

Usually the function buttons on the keyboard will do the trick, or the sliders in the taskbar/Control panel.

But suddenly it disappeared

I've checked out other posts and I can't seem to find any with the same situation.


Even the brightness slider on the mobility center isn't functioning too.

Thanks.

PS btw am I posting in the right thread?

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I am currently trying to run two games, Unreal Tournament 3 and Alien Swarm.
Here are my specs.
Intel quad core Q660
Nvidia 8800GT
4 gb Ram
Windows 7 Ultimate

The only problem with my system is that currently I'm using an old monitor... it has a refresh rate of only 60.
I am using the Nvidia drivers with the Nvidia Control panel and such.
The problem I'm having running these games is that they are just too dark :/
I mean the games themselves run smooth but I can barely see anything in them because the Games own brightness settings are too low even at max brightness for my computer apparently. When I use the Nvidia panel and turn up the brightness, I can see fine but in-game that brightness is resetted to the game default one. I want to know how to override the brightness settings of those games and use the brightness level of the Nvidia Panel. I somehow did it with counter strike and now its nice and bright but I really don't know the procedure.
 

A:Brightness settings on games.

In nvidia control panel for your desktop display properties,select use nvidia
settings instead of use application settings.
Then adjust your desktop brightness.
You will need to lower it to use the normal desktop brightness when not
playing games.
It's a pain that nvidia took out the 3D brightness and gamma settings.
 

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Well, I have installed Windows 8 on my laptop, but was wondering if there is a way to lock the screen brightness.
The reason being is that family members constantly mess with the brightness and sometimes leave it at 100% when using the battery. I basically want to extend the life of the battery if it is possible by disabling or locking the screen brightness at a certain level.

A:Lock Brightness settings?

Hello Ion,

Sure, you could specify a default setting for them in group policy (gpedit.msc), at the location below.


Code:
Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Power Management -> Video and Display Settings


Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a dell latitude d620 and one day the up and left keys magically stopped working.. later on I had the brightest idea to see whats the lowest level of brightness possible, now I'm pretty much screwed because I cannot get the brightness back up to normal (which is a pain in the rear end) using the FN+UP combination.

I've searched the web trying to find a solution and cannot find anything, any solutions?

Help is very appreciated

A:Up key not working, Brightness stuck on low settings (FN+UP)

Welcome to Seven Forums Nurein615. I think you can adjust it in BIOS with the down right keys (I hope they work!). Here is a (poorly made ) video that will illustrate how. Basically, F2 at boot, then video settings, then brightness. Don't go too bright as you have no left key to turn it back down! Good luck!



Dell D630 Lattitude Brightness Settings from The Bio's Menu. - YouTube

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brightness goes to minimum as soon as i start my system and then i can't increase it using any settings . I can increase it sometimes using keyboard , but that is temporary . Also whether it is plugged in or not , that thing doesn't change the problem.

A:Brightness goes to minimum even after making all settings

Do you have a Laptop? If so, are you sure Adaptive Brightness is disabled?

Adaptive Brightness - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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The brightness settings under power options are reversed setting the brightness setting to the left brightens the screen and setting the gauge to the right makes the screen dimmer is there a way in the registry or possibly a program that can reverse this behaviour in windows 7?

A:On Windows 7 the brightness settings are reversed

Leraner mate I have exctly the same situation on my Toshiba laptop - it has alwasy been like thst and I have replaced the hard drive and installed an OEM ansd still it happens.

I just learn to live with it.

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HP Laptop Envy m6Core i7 with 2gb Radeon Graphics Installed 8.1, first time using it I was able to adjust the brightness, I blieve after a few minutes because of the 8.1 upodate my laptop started using the Intel Graphic settings and drivers which has disabled things such as the correct information regarding the graphics card and the display in control panel. I have spent hours trying to fix this, did all the easy tricks like uninstalling and installing the correct drivers from AMD and the HP website, system restore, tried using the power settings (no brightness controls were available there either) and even tried the device manager even tried ccleaner. I need a fix asap, cant work with this blinding brightness.  I must point out even after uninstalling the new Intel Graphic drivers and softwares and installing the original drivers (which does not change anything) the intel options show up after restarting. Aside smashing the hell out of this laptop with a baseball bat is there a proper clean fix ? I dont wanna reinstall windows.    











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A:How to Fix Unavailable Brightness settings after windows 8 t...

Andy, this makes it clearer versus my last reply!To fix the brightness problem, in 8.1 do this:1.) Right click on the windows icon on the bottom left hand corner. A menu pops up.2.) Click on Device Manager, then double click onDisplay Adapters and AMD Radeon HD8470D pops up. Double click on that. An AMD Properties box pops up. Click on Driver. Go down to Update driver and click on that. It may lessen brightness for the moment, so then go to Roll Back Driver and click it and that is all you need to do. Then go to setting in right hand corner, and you should be able to use the slide to change the brightness.It worked for me. I even turned off the computer, then turned it back on and the slide still works andchanges the brightness. Good luck.

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I have an Acer Aspire 7730 laptop and can't remember where settings for screen brightess are.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Acer Aspire brightness settings

Usually a Fn key and one of the Fn keys along the top, probably with a little monitor picture on it.
 

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hi,

i have a lenovo ideapad y570 windows ultimate , its been 5 months of use and there is of course there is no prblem with it at all..but then i noticed when i press fn+up/down,normally it will adjust brightness of my laptop and it will display rectangular bars showing how bright my laptop is,,,the problem is with the bars because it freezed in the second bar, it is not moving at all...the birghtness will adjust but the bars won't..

i always use fn keys when adjusting brightness..

so what do you think is the prb.

A:Lenovo Brightness settings (FN keys)

Hi daveumali,

Have you tried updating your video driver(s)? or maybe uninstalling them and then re-install them?

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So I am using an Acer Aspire One Netbook on Windows 7 64 bit. Recently I tried to lower my brightness using the Fn + left and right arrows and nothing happened. I tried updating my video drivers and I also updated the Acer launcher that handles the function buttons. All the other function buttons work. Then I went to adjust the brightness manually and to my surprise it is like brightness was deleted from Windows 7 completely. It is not in control panel. It's not in the god mode folder that I have. It's not under windows search. It does not dim like it used to when I unplug my netbook (I have it set to half brightness when unplugged) and the option to set brightness under power settings isn't even there anymore. The only thing I can think of is the last windows update that might have caused it. I've attached a screenshot of the updates I've recently installed. Not sure hot to handle this one but I am going nuts even using F.lux trying to work using full brightness. Somehow brightness just vanished from my system. I also will get terrible battery life because of this. Any help would be appreciated.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 877 @ 1.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 8028 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1924 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 460453 MB, Free - 17569 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, ... Read more

A:Solved: All brightness settings seemed to have disappeared from Windows 7.

Solved it myself. Uninstalled my monitor under device manager and it seems to work again.
 

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Hi everyone! I use this device for a few days. At first I was able to change screen brightness but those settings doesn't work since yesterday. Its too bright that I cant even use it at nights. I tried everything but couldn't solve this.

A:Aspire Switch 10 E Brightness settings doesn't wor...

Does it help if you restore Windows and use the option to keep your data? You can find instructions at http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/37335
 
 




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