where is brightness control in os?

Perris Calderon

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my keyboard isn't working to brighten the screen, does anyone know how to do this from the software side?
 

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Do you want to brighten the screen itself or the gama control? Is this a laptop?
 

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Excuse my ignorance, but my brightness control is on my monitor!:ermm:
 

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Do you want to brighten the screen itself or the gama control? Is this a laptop?
it's a laptop and brightness is stuck in power saveing mode, the f buttons aren't working to brighten or dim the screen
 

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If its a laptop it is a hardware problem since the brightness of your screen is controled by the bios. You should check there first. Also you may have to plug the laptop in before it brightens itself.
 

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perris, as you know, laptops have a powersave function that reduces the brightness to prolong the battery life. Perhaps you could disable this feature through the control panel, display settings - for troubleshooting purposes!
 

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If its a laptop it is a hardware problem since the brightness of your screen is controled by the bios. You should check there first. Also you may have to plug the laptop in before it brightens itself.
it's plugged in allready, can't control brightness, I suspect I turned something off in trouble shooting that might be responsible
 

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