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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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Can't control brightness on Sony Vaio laptop with Windows Vista

I just did a fresh Windows Vista install on my Sony Vaio VGN-AR71J and all the drivers are there, but the control for the brightness adjustment is gone. When I tried to run the Vaio Power Management ...
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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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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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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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Windows 7 x64 - Adjusting screen brightness is reversed

I have a problem with adjusting screen brightness on windows 7 x64. If I change brightness with nvidia control manager, it works correctly but if I change it with windows, it is reversed. Pushing ...
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Brightness doesn't change. But, sleeping the computer and coming back, works

I can't change my brightness on my laptop and I would like a help to solve this problem. Using kcmshell4 kgamma I can change the constrast. But using xbacklight nothing happens. If I put ...
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Do you know of any ways to effectively manage a triple screen setup brightness?

I use a desktop with multiple monitors I have tried F.lux and it is a great app for changing the color from 3500k-6500k... but doesn't adjust screen brightness. (I recommend you try it) I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How do i control brightness in Dell laptops under ubuntu 10.04 platform?

I have bought a new DELL laptop( Inspiron 5050 ). I am able to control brightness in windows 7 through f4 and f5 keys. Now i have installed ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that the function keys f4 and ...
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Can't find Sony Viao VGN-C25G brightness after Win7 (32bit) upgrade

I have a Sony VAIO VGN-C25G which I upgraded to Windows 7. After a while, the OS crashed. I reinstalled Windows 7 32bit again. Now the brightness setting does not appear in the power options ...
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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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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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Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon - Fn Keys Brightness Level Intervals

I have a question in regards to setting the brightness level on laptop display using the function keys; I have determined that my screen is capable of having it's brightness level set to values 1-10 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brightness on monitor

My Dell all-in-one seems to have a mind of it's own. The brightness pop-up comes on the screen and sets to zero, without me touching it. I have ran the diagnostic and it says my monitor is fine. But ...
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Change brightness automatically on Sony Vaio laptop running Xubuntu

Currently my Sony Vaio doesn't let Xubuntu work with its Fn+F5/F6 brightness hotkeys. So I am using a manual script to change brightness every time I log in. It is: echo 700 | sudo tee ...
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Lower backlight brightness further on Lenovo Y570 running Windows 7

Is there any way to lower the brightness further than the minimum brightness setting? I would like to not have my retinas burned at night. If there is no solution to lowering the backlight, then is ...
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Very dark webcam on new HP DV7

I just got my new HP DV7 6135dx about a week after it came out and when I was playing around with the webcam a few days after, it worked great. But then all of a sudden it went dark. Not black, but ...
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Gamma won't restore to original settings after exiting 3d application

I have adjusted my gamma, brightness and contrast using the calibration tool provided by Windows 7. Games typically require slightly different settings in my experience, and so I tend to adjust the ...
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set brightness and other attributes for laptop using ati radeon driver from ubuntu 11.04 repository

I am using ubuntu 11.04 on dell studio laptop with ati 5470 card. I have set the brightness to a level say 47%. But Each time I login brightness has already become maximum and I have to adjust using ...
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Some of Windows 7 brightness sliders dissapeared

The sliders from Mobility Center and below the power plans list disappeared after some certain time/event, but Windows still can control the brightness of my laptop (VAIO VPCEB1J8E) through either by ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 brightness adjusting not working properly

It has been three months since I have bought my Inspiron 3542 and its brightness responce is not working either from keyboard or from desktop, I also tried to reinstall the keyboard driver and it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Windows 8 brightness issue

The problem I am facing is that when Windows is idle for some time, instead of dimming the screen, it turns on full brightness. I know this may be problem in power configuration somewhere but I cannot ...
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Laptop screen brightness doesn't change when i change it using windows power options

I have a Hasee FU505 laptop it came with a Linux Red flag OS, i removed the Linux and installed a Windows seven instead, the Hasee website provide drivers only for windows vista, i downloaded these ...