Recently I upgraded three different Dell laptops to Windows 10. The first was a Dell Inspiron 11 2-in-1, the 2nd was a Dell Latitude E5450, and the 3rd was a Dell XPS 13 (2015 Infinity Display). While I love Windows 10 so far, there is one major annoyance: brightness adjustment no longer works! i.e. when you press Function Key + Brightness Up/Down, the onscreen brightness meter pops up but the actual brightness adjustment does not work 🙁 Thankfully, after some
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Description of the brightness control problem If you have a recent Dell laptop and are doing a clean install of Windows 8.1 (and possibly Windows 10), you may encounter an issue where the brightness controls (F11/F12 down/up) do not function properly. Specifically, the buttons pull up the Windows 8 brightness control slider BUT the changes do not take effect 🙁 Solution Thankfully, the fix was simple. Install the latest Intel HD video drivers! As soon as I installed the latest
Q. When I unplug my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro from the wall the screen goes blank. When I plug it back in the screen comes on. Unplug it and it goes off again?! How do I fix this! -Terri A. Hi Terri, your display brightness may be set to zero for ‘battery’ mode. Please try pressing your brightness+ key (it looks like a little sun with a plus sign and it is shared with the F6 function key) and see
Q. My Dell Inspiron 1520 screen brightness adjustment sometimes get stuck after I suspend/resume a few times. When I try to adjust the screen brightness by holding the Fn key and then press the up/down arrows nothing happens at all and it is really annoying as I have to reboot to get it to work again. 🙁 Can you suggest a way that I can fix it without having to reboot? –Hank Chambers A. Yes, I have had a similar issue with
I am doing some research on a display dimming problem on my Dell Latitude E6430. Specifically, when using the laptop in a dim/dark environment, the display brightness sometimes varies with a sort of brightness-fluctuation. It can be quite annoying as it is almost like flickering. Perhaps the most frustrating aspect is that it is hard to replicate so troubleshooting can be difficult! 🙁 Other people have similar issues: XPS 15 screen auto brightness – Laptop General Hardware Forum – Laptop – Dell Communityhttp://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/p/19452913/20123083.aspxHi.