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I recently purchased an Acer Aspire Timeline 3810TZ notebook. It comes equipped with 2 modes, one for power saving (screen is dimmer, etc) and another for when connected to a power source.

However, I'd like to control the settings for power save mode (specifically to make the screen a bit brighter) but the system didn't seem to ship with an app installed to modify these settings. Browsing the support site proved unsuccessful also.

Anything out there I can do to control the notebook's power save settings?

Edit: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

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What operating system (OS)? XP/Vista/7? – studiohack Apr 10 '10 at 21:16
Sorry, Win7 Home Premium 64bit. – th3dude Apr 10 '10 at 21:36
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Is there something wrong with the power options built in to Windows 7?

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You can access it under Control Panel, or open the Start Menu and type "Power".

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Well, I feel like a dummy. My last machine had an app that came from the manufacturer that controlled all the power settings. Didn't realize Win7 had this. Thanks! – th3dude Apr 10 '10 at 21:45

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