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Adjust Brightness on Laptop

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  • Started 2 years ago by rupeshkp728
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rupeshkp728
Posts: 211

I have Windows XP on my Laptop.
How to manually adjust brightness on Dell Inspiron Laptop without using Fn key on the keyboard?

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hatryst
hatryst
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Exact model of Dell Inspiron laptop, please?

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LH
LH
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Have you got a C:\Windows\System32\mblctr.exe
file ? Change the path if needs be.

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rupeshkp728
Posts: 211

Thanks Hatryst and LH for the reply.
I will try it out.
BYW my laptops are Dell Inspiron 1525 and Acer 4738z.

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hatryst
hatryst
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You can try calibrating your display using 'colour management', it should be in control panel

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vistamike
vistamike
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In addition there is this which may help http://www.microsoft.com/downl.....x?id=12714

Mike

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G41M
Posts: 902

rupeshkp728,

Basically, in Windows , aside from the Fn combination, you can adjust brightness or other settings such as contrast, gamma etc., through the driver/configuration of the video card manufacturer in the advance display properties (if you've installed the drivers from the video manufacturer). Adjustments through this would be global (system wide). You can also adjust these settings individually from the software you are using such as in playing video e.g. vlc, wmp, etc.

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marks100
marks100
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you can try the windows key + x

mark.

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rupeshkp728
Posts: 211

Thanks all for the reply.
I will try your suggestions.

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