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Can't change the brightness of screen.

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    Can't change the brightness of screen.


    I have gone into the control panel and tried changing the screen brightness but nothing seems to work. I am the system administer so I should be able to set all changes. Hope you can give me some direction.

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    It might help if you told us what kind of computer it was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    It might help if you told us what kind of computer it was.
    ASUS G73 Windows8
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    You could try Fn+ up, down button on the keyboard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    You could try Fn+ up, down button on the keyboard.
    Nothing happens.
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    What was needed was to download the drivers from ASUS support again, as somewhere as Win8 was instaled over Win7 some drivers were removed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by clockwatcher474 View Post
    I have gone into the control panel and tried changing the screen brightness but nothing seems to work. I am the system administer so I should be able to set all changes. Hope you can give me some direction.
    Try Charm Bar > Settings > Brightness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by znod View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by clockwatcher474 View Post
    I have gone into the control panel and tried changing the screen brightness but nothing seems to work. I am the system administer so I should be able to set all changes. Hope you can give me some direction.
    Try Charm Bar > Settings > Brightness.
    It needed the drivers to be reinstalled, without them you just can't adjust the brightness of the screen. After installing the needed drivers I could adjust the screens brightness.
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Can't change the brightness of screen.
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