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Auto change of brightness/contrast while switching windows

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Auto change of brightness/contrast while switching windows


    I have set adaptive brightness to off and also turned off Intel's Display Power Saving Technology. But I noticed that the entire screen changes brightness (or contrast) while I switch between 2 windows (pictures). Is this normal?

    I posted a video so you can see the problem (or is it?) in action



    If you also want to test it out yourself, here are the images used while switching windows.
    http://a.pomf.se/olyxds.jpg
    http://a.pomf.se/vmgwoj.png

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    I also want to mention another issue I'm having (which I think is related to the one above, that's why I'm worried). I purchased an Asus X454LD last 5/5, and for some reason it keeps on flickering static. Sometimes not entirely on the screen, and not an opaque static but a translucent one that overlays with the work area. Then I got the unit replaced with a new one last 5/10 and the issue's still there. There are no specific programs or time that triggers this problem, it just happens. I even reinstalled both the Intel HD graphics driver and the dedicated 820m driver. I posted a video that shows the problem in action as well.
    (at around 0:20-0:25)


    Hoping for your replies. Thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    bump. really need help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Auto change of brightness/contrast while switching windows
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