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54 views

Turn on Laptop backlight without a keyboard shortcut

I recently installed the latest drivers and my screen backlight turned off. The problem is that my Fn-F7 key combination doesn't work, so I can't turn it back on. I can see my screen at night if I ...
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0answers
58 views

Pixel Qi screen operation

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01) on my Acer Aspire One D270, but I can only control dimming of the screen through OS. Dimming doesn't make it more readable in the sunlight, and going to ...
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3answers
86 views

Pixel Qi screen operation

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01) on my Acer Aspire One D270, but I can only control dimming of the screen through OS. Dimming doesn't make it more readable in the sunlight, and going to ...
0
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0answers
39 views

Backlight flashes quickly and then turns off on boot (and stays off)

On an Acer Aspire 47302 the backlight is off most of the time. When any of the following things happens, the backlight flashes on briefly, changes levels a few times, then turns off. The computer ...
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0answers
93 views

Why do my network interface and powered-off backlight consume too much power in powertop?

I have an ASUS n550jv laptop. Currently, the wifi is off, the ethernet is active, and the display is completely off (using an external monitor). Yet, in powertop I see the following: The battery ...
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0answers
30 views

imac bootcamp windows 7 - program for adjusting the screen backlight

I've installed windows 7 on my imac with bootcamp and I'm searching some programs that allows me to adjuste the screen backlight (not colors and gamma).But all the programs that I found dont support ...
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1answer
315 views

Laptop screen causes eye strain on all linux distros except Ubuntu and elementary OS

I have a Lenovo g470 with Windows 8 used for games only, and a Linux Distro used for development and as my main OS. I used to have Elementary OS, it was working well, but I decided to try CrunchBang. ...
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0answers
213 views

Are all (or most) LCD LED panels with LVDS connectors cross-compatible?

So here's the situation: My Lenovo U310's LED backlight suddenly stopped working. Atleast I hope this is the issue and nothing is wrong with the mainboard (it works fine with an external monitor... ...
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0answers
180 views

Compaq Presario V3000 screen light off after opening lid for few seconds

I had this problem a while ago. When I turn on the laptop, it works fine for a few minutes and the screen backlight goes off. Sometimes re-opening the lid brings the light back for a few seconds, and ...
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0answers
47 views

Utility for LCD Monitor Information backlight power on hour display

Does anyone know of a monitor information utility that can retrieve and display the number of hours an lcd monitor has been powered on or how many hours the monitor has on its backlight?
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0answers
193 views

Is there any way to adjust the backlight?

I bought an ASUS laptop, it does not have a DDC/CI screen. I found that while using it in reasonably bright light, say a cloudy day, I had difficulty seeing the screen. Is there a way to change the ...
1
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1answer
232 views

Can the backlight of a screen go out, because a connection is loose?

I have a macbook and it is 5 years old. The backlight of the monitor is temperamental. I know it is the screen, because I can still see that the screen works when I look at it from an angle. So ...
1
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1answer
722 views

Is there a laptop where you can turn off the backlight of the screen completely? [closed]

Is there a laptop where you can turn off the backlight of the screen completely? I have a Pixel Qi tablet where you can turn off the backlight and I use that function all the time. Really saves the ...
2
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2answers
525 views

Screen brightness setting for reading on Ubuntu 12.04

I read a lot on my computer especially at night. Can I somehow set the screen brightness level on my laptop even lower than the Brightness menu does?
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1answer
406 views

Cannot dim backlight on Packard Bell EasyNote notebook

My Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR notebook does not have an option for dimming the display backlight. At night, my eyes begin to hurt because of the strong light from the screen. My laptop is 2-3 ...
0
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1answer
128 views

Laptop screen flashing

I've recently bought this laptop: NP305V5A-S03IT, with the new AMD A8 APU and a dedicated video card in crossfire. Anyway, from time to time (I think once or twice in an hour), the display turns ...
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0answers
649 views

Thinkpad T60 display has suddenly gone dim

I have an IBM Thinkpad T60 2007 laptop with a 14-inch 1024x768 screen. Some time ago on one occasion I turned it on, Windows booted without any problems, but in the exact moment I plugged in my webcam ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

LED backlit monitor suitable for documents/web?

I am looking to buy a 24" monitor. Sometimes I watch movies, but mostly it will be for document editing and programming (Visual Studio). I have found a product I like, and it has an 'LED backlit' ...
2
votes
2answers
509 views

My screen dims unexpectedly

Let's say I'm watching a movie and all of a sudden my MacBook Pro 13 inch screen will dim. It's not getting ready to go to sleep. Some of the screen lights up and then the whole screen goes black. The ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Laptop backlight problem?

I have this laptop with a weird problem. The screen suddenly turned off while I was working,it didn't fix the problem by restarting it. I could still see a picture on the screen when the sun is ...
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1answer
688 views

Is this an LCD backlight failure?

When I either connect my monitor to my computer or turn it on, it will display an image from the computer for like a second, and then the screen will go black, but the monitor stays on and does not ...
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3answers
4k views

Why do LCD screens need a backlight? (seriously)

Bear with me on this, I'm well aware that most LCDs have backlights. But what if, they DIDN'T? I spend long hours in front of a screen and I hate the concept of staring into a lightbulb all the time ...
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1answer
629 views

Computer fails to wake up… sometimes?

My laptop (new 2 months ago), an ASUS K50AD running Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit), sometimes fails to start the backlight to the LCD screen when it wakes up from sleep mode, making it virtually ...
1
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2answers
648 views

Monitors with ambient light sensors [closed]

Looking for recommendations of any monitors (1920 x 1200) that dynamically adjust their brightness? I'm getting annoyed of having to alter my monitor settings several times a day!
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5answers
45k views

Tool to adjust monitor's backlight brightness in Windows [closed]

Do you know of any tool for Windows that let me adjust the backlight brightness of a monitor?
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2answers
968 views

Laptop backlight intermittently working

Like the title suggests. I have an intermittent issue with the back-light not working when the machine starts up. The screen still displays graphics just very dimly. I checked the cables and they ...
3
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1answer
1k views

LED Monitor brightness

I am in the market for a new monitor. I've been looking around and it seems that the general brightness for monitors is between 250-320 cd/m2. After hours of searching, I narrowed it down to the LG ...
3
votes
4answers
8k views

How to find out if the screen is WLED or RGBLED on Dell Studio XPS 16?

I just ordered the Dell Studio XPS 16 with i7 and 16" RGBLED screen. This upgrade from WLED LCD to RGBLED LCD charged me more $$. But now when I view the order online, it lists this part as "320-8335 ...
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2answers
2k views

Why my LCD monitor backlight turns off?

As long as I used my VGA cable, my LCD monitor worked fine. But when I switched to my DVI cable, sometimes my monitor turns off. When it happens the power light still on, the screen is dark but the ...
2
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2answers
1k views

who makes an LED desktop monitor besides Apple? [closed]

Besides Apple (Cinema Display) who sells an LED backlit computer display 1900 x 1200 or 1900 x 1080?