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Is there a way to adjust colors of a specific window?

Is there a (Windows) program or something that will allow the user to adjust the brightness/contrast/gamma of a specific window rather than the whole screen? As a use-case scenario, imagine having a ...
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Brightness adjustment interval in windows

I have a windows laptop in which we can use the Fn+Arrow Key to change the brightness of the screen. The default interval of brightness interval is 10%. Is there any way I can reduce this interval so ...
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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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Brightness control on multiple monitors in Windows 10 via software (non DDC)?

I have three displays on a Windows 10 system that need to have brightness of the displays controlled individually. Integrated LCD brightness controll is not sufficient; I must have additional ...
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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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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 panel/...
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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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Can't change my screen's brightness

I have an HP All-in-one desktop computer. It has Windows 10 installed in it. The problem I have is that I'm not being able to change the brightness of the screen from Windows (I can do it from the ...
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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 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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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 /sys/class/...
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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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Different brightness for different applications

Is there any way I can have different brightness levels for different applications on Ubuntu? When I am using a text editor like Sublime, I have to keep the brightness high to improve readability, ...
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Issue: Some Apps changes Screen Brightness in Windows 7?

I have a problem that so apps when I open them, the screen brightness changes to 100% and after I close that app, the brightness gets back to its previous setting. Example of apps which cause this ...
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Adjust brightness of external monitor with only one button

At work, in addition to the company laptop, we are given an external monitor (AOC 2270W) to work with two screens via a HDMI connection (working on Windows 7). The problem is the brightness of the ...
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Lenovo g50-45, screen brightness stuck low

45 and the screen is now unreadable. If I connect to TV with HDMI I can see the screen properly. I have trawled the forums. I have re installed monitor drivers and I have done a system restore and ...
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Unable to adjust screen brightness of SAMSUNG 905S3G/906S3G/915S3G

I've been struggling with this problem 2 days from now, I hope someone could guide on how to solve this thing. This is the system information: What I've tried are the following. Windows ...
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Can't change brightness using keyboard shortcut on my laptop

I have HP Probook 4540s, the problem is that I cannot increase the brightness of the screen through the keyboard shortcuts (fn+f2 and fn+f3) even if I have all recent drivers on my laptop. What should ...
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Manjaro Linux brightness control

My brightness control doesn't work at all. I can't change it neither through power manager nor my brightness Fn keys. Popup window appears when i use the Fn keys but nothing's changing. When I reboot ...
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external monitor brightness and contrast

I plugged my laptop to an external TV (M197WDP LG) with HDMI cable.The screen is very dim and need to be improved, but I don't find setting to increase brightness of screen in windows 10. Am I miss ...
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Display interfaces that allow control of hardware display settings?

Are there any display interfaces (such as HDMI or DisplayPort) that support control of hardware display brightness, contrast, or other settings by a computer over that interface? This is a standard ...
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I can't adjust screen brightness on my dell inspiron 15 3543 3000 series

I bought my lapotp with Linux installed as original OS. I installed windows 7 but I cannot seem to find the brightness controls. I cannot do it with functions keys. I updated the BIOS from the old ...
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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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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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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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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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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 darker,...
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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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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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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 web-...
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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 ...