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Increase brightness of external monitor

I have an external monitor plugged into my laptop. But compared to my laptop, the brightness levels are very dim. In advanced power settings I can't seem to apply brightness levels to the external ...
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ASUS N550JX-DS71T Monitor brightness fluctuates when laptop is plugged in to charge

ASUS N550JX-DS71T laptop (windows 8) When laptop is plugged in to charge three very annoying and nearly work-stopping things occur: monitor brightness fluctuates, sound crescendos/decrescendos, and ...
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Mint Cinnamon 64-bit Brightness Value Becoming Zero

I am using Mint Cinnamon 64-bit from some time.Now all of sudden its brightness goes to zero..Till login screen every thing working fine.Once I logged in. There is no display. I tried to connect ...
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screenbright win7 powershell/commandline alternative

Work computer, so I cannot install any thirdparty apps :( Does anyone have the command line samples that work like screenbright? 2 monitors, one is darker than other and OS will brighten/darken ...
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How can i change screen brightness on Mac Desktop (Integrated display) while running Windows 8?

I recently Installed windows 8 onto my late 2009 mac desktop. Everything went well but the backlights (screen brightness) is hurting my eyes, not to mention is heating up my computer like crazy! I ...
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Why isn't brightness not reduceing after OS install?

I installed new OS (Windows 7 Professional 64bit) in my laptop with no graphic card (removed). Downloaded all the drivers. Everything is working fine except the brightness. Its stuck at full ...
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Monitor adjust the brightness by itself

Below my monitor (LCD screen), there are buttons for changing the luminance of the screen. It only can be adjusted from there. But I don't know starting from when my monitor change the luminance by ...
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Why does my monitor stay very dim after displaying black screens?

I've had this strange issue for a while. Basically if I launch certain games, which output a 100% black screen for an extended time (for example, when loading), the monitor will then go down to lowest ...
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How to increase brightness of laptop screen above maximum in BIOS or Linux/Windows?

Is it possible to increase the brightness of laptop screen above what's possible in BIOS and Ubuntu Linux/Windows ? I have an old laptop (Lenovo-X200s) and the maximum brightness is rather dark. I ...
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Set brightness to zero in Windows (like in Ubuntu) [duplicate]

I have a dual boot Lenovo W520 system, with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu, when I set the brightness to the lowest value, the backlight actually turns off, which is a brilliant battery saver. ...
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Dell laptops - Disabeling Dell Intelligent Display (auto screen dimming) [duplicate]

I have a Dell Precision M2800, which comes with the usual Intel 4600 as well as an AMD FirePro W4170M GPUs. The OS is Win 8.1 with the latest drivers for everything. Bios is fully updated (A06). Dell ...
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How can I tell my Linux installation to handle the brightness ketys with ACPID?

I want to manually control my brightness keys making a event on /etc/acpi/events. Only that there is a problem, when I press the brightness up/down keys, the brighness changes (I think that the BIOS ...
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Brightness on laptop doesn't work at all

I have an ASUS k72dr laptop. It's hard drive died, so I bought a new one. After installing Windows only available screen resolution was 800x600, obviously because of lack of proper video card driver. ...
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Windows 8 Brightness control is not working

Recently, I installed windows updates and all updates finished successfully. I then tried to increase my brightness, but the brightness control is no longer working. I tried googling it, but all I ...
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I cannot reduce the brightness of my laptop's screen monitor

Since a while i'm not able to reduce the brightness of my screen I don't know why! I've tried using the shortcuts but it doesn't work but the other shortcuts work like for the volume, the wifi... I ...
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How to change brightness on puppy linux?

I just installed puppy linux but the screen is literally burning my eyes. The Fn+Brightness key on my laptp doesn't work, I tried to go to setup and change the gamma but it just make the colors ...
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Built-in display brightness can't be changed and one USB port not working after upgrade to Yosemite (10.10.2) on Macbook Air (early 2014)

Started happening right after I upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite. I tried changing the brightness from the keyboard and from the System Preferences and it doesn't work either way. The brightness ...
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External display changing brightness based on what's shown

I'm using a Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7, with a Samsung SyncMaster P2250 connected via D-SUB as external display. The display seems to dynamically adjust it's brightness based on what's ...
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Sony Vaio Brightness Issue [duplicate]

I'm using a Sony Vaio Tap and after a year and a half, I just started having an issue with the brightness that started occurring a few days ago. After constantly adjusting the display brightness to ...
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IPS Screen viewing angle - the picture gets less bright when viewing from side

I have recently bought 23" ASUS VX239H display with AH-IPS A+ screen. I have read many articles before about wide viewing angles of IPS displays. When I first looked at it I was surprised, how much ...
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Windows 8 brightness meter is wrong

This has been bothering me for a while, and I thought: I might as well ask. When I lower my screen brightness with the corresponding FN-key, Windows 8 shows me this neat little meter in the top left ...
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Screen brightness

I bought a new Core i7 HP Pavilion 15-r122ne with Windows 8.1 preinstalled and Nvidia Graphics. I am new to Windows 8. When I am using laptop on battery and I launch different apps or pages the ...
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Screen brightness setting maxed but not bright

Screen brightness setting maxed but not bright. Hello everyone, this is my first post regarding technical support ever, thanks in advance for any help provided. I have a Lenovo flex 15 laptop that ...
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Brightness adjustment on laptop display

I can no longer change brightness of my display on Acer Aspire V laptop. The function key/arrow key combo no longer works. Neither does using the control panel. In the control panel I can move the ...
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Is it possible to change screen backlight trough hardware means?

Given that after several days I didn't manage to change the brightness through software means (askubuntu.com/questions/577539/dell-chromebook-11-unable-to-set-backlight-and-sys-class-backlight-empty ...
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Brightness settings gone, how to recover?

I am using a Dell Inspiron laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate. I cannot find my brightness control in windows mobility centre and also elsewhere. How do I resolve this?
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Adaptive brightness cannot be disabled in Windows 8.1

I am battling with adaptive brightness on my laptop. It just cannot be disabled. I have it turned off in Windows power settings, Intel Graphic Control Panel but without any success. As soon as I ...
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recommended computer monitor brightness, contrast and gamma settings for eyes? [duplicate]

I'm a software developer. I'm working up to 10 hours per day in computer. How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast.
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How can I get a better control over the brightness [duplicate]

I have a Dell xps17 (windows 7) and I find the brightness control very annoying. I often work during night time and the lower settings is fine but if I increase the brightness settings by just one ...
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How to disable automatic brightness setting on LG monitors?

I have two LG monitors (both 23MB35PM) which have an annoying and distracting feature of automatically changing their brightness at random times, probably due to some power saving mechanism. How can ...
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My Ubuntu Laptop (Inspiron 14z) brightness function key does not work upon upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

My laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine including all hardware function keys, but when i upgraded to 14.04, the brightness 'Fn + F4/F5' stopped working. I googled and followed a couple of ...
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chrome extension to control brightness on any website [closed]

Is there some good chrome extension that can control the page brightness of all websites? Something like a brightness slider could be great.. Please help, thanks in adnvance
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Is it safe to use a third-party program to dim the screen brightness below minimum?

I have a Toshiba laptop but even when I put brightness to minimum it's too bright for me. I download a third-party program called "Pangolin screen brightness" which allows to dim screen brightness ...
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Screen brightness maxes out automatically when watching videos or playing games

The screen brightness maxes out automatically each time I am wath videos or playing games on my laptop (a Packard Bell EasyNote TSX66HR). What i have done recently: I bought new Samsung Evo SSD ...
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packard bell easynote te69hw cannot set screen brightness to maximum when charger is not plugged

I just bought a new laptop and there is something that's been annoying me, when am using the laptop with the battery only the screen brightness lower itself automatically, but the problem is that the ...
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Can't change monitor brightness

I've a Samsung SyncMaster B1930 Monitor. I've installed all the graphics drivers. I'm unable to set or change the monitor brightness because it says that MagicEco is ON. I've also downloaded some of ...
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Save screen brightness between reboots

I'm running a fresh installation of Trisquel Mini 6.0.1, using LXDE for my graphical environment. Being a bit new to LXDE, I quickly found out that it does not ship with a brightness setting manager. ...
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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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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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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 ...