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New laptop not adjusting brightness

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    New laptop not adjusting brightness


    Hi all,

    Last tuesday I've received my new laptop / netbook: Asus X205TA. After installing everything I found out that my brightness isn't adjusting. I've tried to:
    - Use all different ways to adjust brightness (charms bar, shortcut, power plan settings etc.)
    - Windows update
    - Update Microsoft Basic Display Adapter drivers (there are no updates available)
    - Disable and re-enable the Display Adapter

    Yet: it's not working. I've also have a problem booting up games. Even the simplest of games (as the netbook is low-spec) are either not booting up, or they show errors about not being able to access the video card or so. I wonder whether these issues have something to do with the brightness settings.

    I'd appreciate any input from you guys

    Cheers

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Kirkham UK
    Posts : 125
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit


    Well issue is that your graphics cards drivers are't installed, nor detected! So you are stuck with Basic Display Adapter Drivers

    I had a look at the specs and it says "Integrated Intel® HD Graphics" which isn't helpful as there are different models of the Integrated Intel® HD Graphics
    Last edited by Microbillgates; 24 Jul 2015 at 14:57. Reason: Posted too early
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks for the reply.

    I have just solved the issue through a system reset. It's all working fine now. Just a pity that there wasn't any other way as I have to reinstall all my applications.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Kirkham UK
    Posts : 125
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by gerard93 View Post
    Thanks for the reply.

    I have just solved the issue through a system reset. It's all working fine now. Just a pity that there wasn't any other way as I have to reinstall all my applications.
    Alright, glad you fixed it nevertheless . It's a shame I couldn't find the graphics card that the machine has online. It was annoying, just kept getting "Integrated Intel® HD Graphics"
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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