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How to adjust monitor's backlight brightness in Windows

My monitor is more than an arm's length away from me, so adjusting its backlight brightness is quite inconvenient. Is there a way in Windows to adjust the backlight using the keyboard and/or mouse ...
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How to disable brightness intensity switching by power plans and AC/battery modes?

This is a "feature" in Windows 7, but I can't see how it is useful; it just annoys me. Every power plan and the AC/battery mode has its own setting for brightness intensity. So, if I switch power ...
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Desktop LCD monitor which allows backlight to be controlled in software

I would like to know if there is any standard or feature which allows desktop LCD monitors backlight control setting in software. I would like to know what I should be searching for. This is a pretty ...
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How to turn off the Acer Aspire 7738 Power Button LED light?

The Acer Aspire 7738 has a large blue light emitting power button, top left on the keyboard. Its light is rather distracting and I want to turn it off. How can I disable this light?
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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 ...
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How to get backlight on my Acer Extansa 5220 laptop to lower than minimum brightness level?

Minimum backlight level is not as dim as I want. I want to be able to tune it to arbitrarily low level, for example to be hardly visible in a dark room (but still visible). In my digital camera I've ...
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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 ...