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Make brightness adjustment fine like when using touch?

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    Windows 8

    Make brightness adjustment fine like when using touch?


    This seems to be common on all Windows 8 machines as I've tested on many. With Windows 8 if I use the laptop or tablets brightness keys, it goes up in increments it seems of almost like 10%. However if I use touch and slide my finger, you can fine tune the brightness in between. Is there any way to do something similar with the physical keys through an update or plug in? My issue is I'm sensitive to brightness so I use my laptop at the lowest setting, but even 1 notch up is too bright for me, so I'm always using my finger to try and get it right in between which is a pain. Thanks!

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Lee,

    If you like, you could also click on Brightness in the Settings charm, then use the up and down arrow keys to make fine adjustments.

    Screen Brightness - Adjust in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Windows 8


    Awesome that works great for what I need thanks!
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad it could help.
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Make brightness adjustment fine like when using touch?
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