Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Screen brightness/Themes

  1. #1

    Posts : 6

    Screen brightness/Themes

    I was very grateful to forum members for their response to my first question here, and I'd like to ask another, on a different matter.

    I run 8.1 on a Dell laptop. The screen is extremely bright and glaring, very hard on the eyes. When I turn down the brightness to an acceptable level, text loses definition. So I've tried new themes, both Windows and also Firefox add-ons. But then I find photographic images from news sites such as Yahoo disappear - not all of them, but some. Is there any way of preventing this?

    Thanks for any help.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Windows default themes are the best

    Just change the wall paper
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 6

    Thanks for the suggestion, Zaref, but even with the Windows themes I get that strange result of photos going missing from news sites.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Is there any way of preventing this?
    If you refresh the page do the images come back ?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Have you tried Adjust clear type text in control panel: Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display

    Click image for larger version It works kind of like a mix between an edge enhancer and noise reducer.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6

    Posts : 6

    Thanks for these ideas, Cliff and David, I'll try them later on and let you know how it goes.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Screen brightness/Themes
Related Threads
Can't adjust screen brightness in Performance & Maintenance
I have a Sony Vaio Y 13" and the screen's brightness cannot be adjusted. The slider doesn't change anything when it is moved. Is there anything I can do or is it just gonna be like that for a while?
When i upgraded to win 8.1 my screen brightness went up and i can't control it. i tried re-installing the graphic drivers but it's not helping. Also my battery backup has decreased from 3.5 hrs to 2 hrs only. What do i Do?
Screen Brightness won't adjust in Drivers & Hardware
Well I've had my laptop for almost 5 months now, however I did break it and got a screen replacement yesterday. Ever since then my screen seems dim. I've altered all the settings (as explained on other threads) but I still can't get to the centre of the problem. I had no trouble altering my...
Screen brightness in General Support
Hi I have a HP envy m6 notebook and when im viewing websites the brightness will keep randomly changing. why is this and how do I stop it? ive gone into the settings and turned off the 'enable adaptive brightness' but it still seems to keep happening any ideas?
alright, can someone tell me all the possible ways to adjust one's screen brightness within windows 8 on a laptop? for some odd reason the laptop only adjusts the brightness when on the battery and it does that intelligent adjustment crap(tried to find a more polite word....failed).
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.
Solved cant adjust screen brightness in Performance & Maintenance
I have looked every post to see if this has been answered before and the solutions but for some reason none of these solutions are available on my windows 8. 11496114971149811499 i really dont know whats going on here... every option that is on a forum just doesnt seem to exist on my...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook