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Screen Brightness no Longer Adjusts Immediately

I am not sure when this became an issue, but today I noticed that when I adjust the screen brightness on my laptop, it only takes effect after I either restart my computer or lower my laptop lid and ...
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Minimum brightness level is too low and totally turns off backlight

On my Dell Latitude E6400, the minimum brightness level seems to be set to an incorrect and way too low level; the lowest brightness setting (both via the Fn+Up/Down keys and the control ...
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Adjust brightness with Autohotkey using micrsoft codes for HID

I know there are similar questions but I have done some investigation and have noticed that AutoHotkey works perfectly with Volume_Up and Volume_Down but I am surprised there is no similar command for ...
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Set backlight brightness on boot on a ThinkPad T440s runing on Arch

I recently bought a new Lenovo ThinkPad T440s laptop and installed Arch Linux on it. Most things worked out of the box. One minor problem, among few others, is with the backlight brightness. I can ...
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How do I make my desktop computer screen brighter

Is there a way to make my computer screen brighter? It is a desktop, not a laptop, and it doesn't have the same power options a laptop has. If there is no way to do it, is there a program I can ...
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Brightness on one of dual screen monitors keeps lowering

I have a dual screen setup on an HP Pro 3300 (Pentium G620 2.6GHZ, 3GB RAM, 500GB HDD) running Windows 7 Professional x64 and using a ATI Radeon HD 5450 (both monitors are connected to the GFX Card, ...
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Laptop Brightness dims when charger is unplugged(no solution)?

Hello yesterday i bought DELL Inspiron 15 (3542) win 8.1. And noticed that if charger is plugged on, screen becomes brighter, and after unplugging dimmer. Of course i tried adjust screen brightness, ...
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quick web access brightness sony vaio e series

How to lessen the excessive brightness in quick web access? The model of my laptop is VPCEB37FG Sony Vaio E Series. I hope for your most favorable response. Thank you!
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Brightness of VAIO E series

My VAIO E series 14P with windows 8 is having problem with the display brightness. It can't adjust at all. Even the display is the minimum but the display still in the brightest. Anyone please help?
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Unable to change display brightness in Win 8.1

I upgraded my Sony SVF15A13SN -- which came with Windows 8 out of the box -- to Windows 8.1 yesterday, and have been unable to change my screen's brightness since; it's stuck on maximum. I could ...
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Why is brightness dimmed when I unplug my Samsung laptop RV509 laptop?

I'm using a Samsung laptop RV509. Brightness is dimmed when I unplug the laptop. Even the Fn keys are not working for brightness but it works for volume. What can I do to get a brighter display on ...
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Brightness control in Windows 7 Home Basic

I re-installed Windows 7 Home Basic to my laptop, now the brightness is not adjusting but before installing it was changing. No option to change brightness in display setting was shown, how can I ...
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How to adjust the custom brightness

I just installed windows 7 64 bit on my lenovo u410 laptop because of steam games! Every time I turn it on, my screen brightness is set to 100%. How can I set the default brightness to 50%, so that it ...
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Windows 8 adaptive brightness broken - reversed

My Lenovo Yoga 2 13 with Windows 8.1 has an annoying auto-brightness feature that dims the screen when the content is dark and increases the brightness when the content is light. This makes ...
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Normal windows mode without any brightness - How to get it back?

My Fn key doesn't seem to work/help me to adjust brightness. So I tried to minimize the brightness (inside the Control Panel). To my surprise, the screen went entirely black and I couln't see a way to ...
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Changing brightness on Debian Wheezy with LDXE

I've got an old Acer Aspire 4220, with an NVIDIA GeForce 7000M video card. I installed Debian Wheezy on it, and got the right drivers for my card. However, I cannot seem to adjust my screen brightness ...
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How do I decrease the brightness of my screen below the minimum on Windows 8?

The minimum brightness on my desktop monitor is far too bright. I need a way to reduce the brightness of my screen below the minimum. On my Mac, the app Brightness Slider worked perfectly for this ...
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How to disable brightness change when AC power is disconnected? (Linux)

On Linux, when laptop is connected to AC power (or disconnected) the screen brightness changes. How can I avoid it? It's not always brighter with AC. If I increase brightness on battery and then plug ...
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Volume/Brightness Icon Changed Somehow, Want Old Ones Back: Windows 7/ASUS

I successfully removed some adware off my laptop. Now when I lower the volume (with F11+FN), the usual popup icon changed to the old, ugly one. I'm pretty OCD about minor things, and this change ...
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Linux Mint 16 Laptop Brightness Issues

Linux Mint 16 Petra 32bit(Xfce) - Sony Viao (Laptop) Model: VGNFS980 I have no 'function key' functionality to control brightness... When I first booted the live version, the brightness was OK. Upon ...
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Cannot change brightness on Sony VAIO Fit 15

I've begun to notice that periodically on my Sony VAIO Fit 15 (model number SVF15A1C5E) I can no longer change the screen brightness. Using the Fn+F5 and Fn+F6 shows Windows 8 the brightness overlay, ...
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Brightness slider disappeared after cinnamon upgrade

Yesterday I decided to upgrade my system (Linux Mint 13). Cinnamon passed from 1.4 to 2.0.14. However the slider to control the screen brightness disappeared. I tried to follow this answer Adjusting ...
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How to further dim the screen for Windows 8.1 Metro interface?

For using the tablet in a dark room, I am trying to set my screen dimmer than the lowest brightness setting that windows provides. Just like you would use screen filter in Android devices. So far I ...
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How to switch off auto brightness on a Lenovo W530

The auto brightness "feature" of Windows 8.x is driving me crazy. I would like to switch it off on my Lenovo W530. Adaptive Brightness is disabled in Power Options the Sensor Monitoring Service is ...
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Ambient Light Sensor

I using the HP nc6400 notebook. The display shows dim whenever the light sensor is on, but when I disable the light sensor option, the brightness is satisfactory but it is blinking. How do I cure that ...
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How to save brightness settings in f.lux?

I use f.lux to dim the brightness on my laptop screen. And Alt + Page Down to dim the display. But it resets everytime I start my laptop. Is there any way to save the brightness setting in f.lux?
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Brightness settings are not saved permanently in Debian 7

Am using Toshiba satellite L750 series laptop and using Debian 7 as operating system. I managed to control brightness after installing Nvida driver's but the brightness settings are not saved ...
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Backlight brightness on Mint 16 (GeForce 330M)

I have Dell Vostro 3700 with GeForce 330M and use the nouveau driver. I have Mint 16 with Cinamon. I want to be able to change backlight with keyboard shortcuts. I did some changes to kernel ...
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Cannot change brightness on Samsung rv411 laptop computer

I am using a Samsung RV411 s03 laptop computer. I have tried several linux distribution on my laptop computer; I have got a problem with them which is the brightness of the monitor cannot be changed ...
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Screen brightness slider disappeared on Windows 7. How do I bring it back?

So I can't find the screen brightness slider or any brightness adjustment option in my power plan options. All I can do is determine when to put the laptop to sleep and when to turn off the display. ...
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Window 7 Brightness slider disappeared and my display looks blotchy

I restarted my laptop yesterday and realised that my display looked blotchy, the aero has no smooth transitions from transparent to visible streaks , videos with rich color look blotchy and pictures ...
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I can't adjust brightness in games or in NVDIA control panel

I can't adjust brightness in games or in the NVIDIA control panel, when I change the brightness it changes for a few seconds and then returns back to it's original value. I tried the old driver and ...
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Windows 8.1 - Screen-off and Brightness

When the Screen switches off after the timer, and then switched back on by moving the mouse, the screen's brightness changes to 2-3 Brightness key presses above what it used to be. So if it was set on ...
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Windows 8 Asus laptop: Screen Brightness is auto-adjusting despite being disabled

I'm not sure if this is a problem being caused by Windows 8, the asus power-management programs, or what. Whenever my screen is displaying something darker, specifically the Steam client or in ...
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How Can I force a greater screen brightness from Windows

I have Sony VAIO and I have problem with brightness when i try to adjust it through fn+f5 or f6 key. When the brightness is set to 100% and when i want to increase it with Fn+f6 keys, brightness ...
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How can I dim my computer screen beyond the minimum in Linux / Ubuntu?

I just read this terrific question about dimming the screen on Windows. Are there any similar Linux programs which might allow the user to dim the screen beyond the dimmest hardware setting? Like the ...
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How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast?

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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How to reduce my desktop screen brightness

My desktop machine is a Windows 7 32-bit. My problem is that when I read a PDF, the brightness of screen bothers me and I want to reduce it. My monitor is a Samsung LCD and only has a button. When I ...
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Brightness too dark or too bright

Basically, below a seemingly-arbitrary threshold (seems to be around 60%) my laptop screen is too dark to really make out much, and above that threshold it takes its maximum brightness (which is waay ...
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Can't control brightness with function keys?

I have Crunchbang installed on my laptop, and I just upgraded it to Testing. Most things are working fine, but my brightness keys no longer work. I can write to ...
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Brightness hotkeys not working on linux mint 15 (HP mini 210-4000)

I have linuxmint 15 Mate running on my netbook(HP mini 210-4000). All hotkeys are working fine except the brightness ones. Slider do pops up on pressing the keys but brightness doesn't change at all. ...
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Screen brightness randomly set to lowest setting Lenovo ThinkCenter

On multiple ThinkCenter machines at the office, the screen brightness on the desktop displays is being set to the lowest setting. Using the monitor HUD the brightness can be changed again, but doing ...
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How to save brightness after adjusting?

I am using lenove e430c 33651m9 with Fedora 19, very time I reboot my laptop the brightness of the lcd will restore to max value. So is there a way to save the brightness (permanently modification)?
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About adjusting brightness for Sony Vaio E Series with Windows 7 Home basic 64-bit

I have a Sony Vaio E Series laptop with Windows 7 Home basic. I need to adjust the brightness of the screen, but I could not find the option for adjusting the screen brightness. Please help me.
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Is it possible to enable software brightness control on Dell U2412M

Well, I just wanted this yes/no simple question to Dell e-mail support. Their web site required service code just to send an e-mail. Then I tried their "technical" chat support. Some Indian person ...
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Adjusting backlight via cron?

So if I run 'xbacklight -70' on my ubuntu machine, this dims the brightness to a good level (it always boots up with 100% brightness). What is the best way to automate this? I suppose I could create a ...
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Customize adaptative brightness in Windows 8

I'd like to customize the adaptative brightness function (max luminosity = fn(sensor-light)) on my laptop. In a very dark environment, my maximum screen brightness is too low, I have to disable auto ...
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How to change brightness in Windows XP without built-in keyboard?

I have broken keyboard on my MSI EX-600 so I can't press "function buttons" to change brightness, volume, etc. Is it possible to change brightness of display (not graphic card!) without the keyboard ...
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Can I fine tune my Toshiba laptop screen brightness using flash cards

I have a Toshiba laptop model L850 Windows 7 64-bit. I wonder is there any way I can fine tune the screen brightness by pressing the function key. I can only adjust the brightness by 10 or 15 ...
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Are there any other ways to adjust screen brightness other than the control panel or keyboard shortcut?

On my Lenovo y500, I'm unable to adjust the brightness using the control panel. Even when I try the keyboard shortcut to adjust brightness, I see the meter change, but the brightness remains the same: ...