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Brightness icon not working

  1. #1


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    windows 8 64-bit

    Brightness icon not working


    When in settings the "brightness icon" is not working, when clicking the mouse over the icon, the following message appears: (windows can't adjust the brightness on this display) Before it was working just fine.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Try the FN + F2 (brightness down) and FN + F3 (brightness up) to see if those shortcuts are still working:

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  3. #3


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    windows 8 64-bit


    Thank u, however that doesn't seem to work either. What else can it be?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Sergar, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if you may be able to use one of the options in the tutorial below to adjust your display brightness with.

    Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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