Re: how to adjust the display brightness



batwalker
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
I went to "Display Properties -->Settings --> Advanced -->" and I couldn't
find anything from there can you please help me as I think I am going crazy.

"Shenan Stanley" wrote:

> Mark Dvorkin wrote:
> > I was about to open an application when my cursor moved somewhere
> > and the display brightness dropped.
> > How can I restore / adjust the display brightness?
> > (windows xp home)
>
> Shenan Stanley wrote:
> > Usually - your screen brightness is controlled by the hardware (some
> > menu on your monitor - much like similar menus on your Television.)
> > However, you can control the brightness with the most popular video
> > cards through: Display Properties --> Settings --> Advanced --> Color
> > Correction. The exact location beyond ' Display Properties -->
> > Settings --> Advanced --> ' may differ depending on your video card.
>
> Mark Dvorkin wrote:
> > thanks alot, as you said it was in
> > Display Properties --> Settings --> Advanced --> Color
>
> Glad it worked out for you!
>
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Shenan Stanley
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
Mark Dvorkin wrote:
> I was about to open an application when my cursor moved somewhere
> and the display brightness dropped.
> How can I restore / adjust the display brightness?
> (windows xp home)

Shenan Stanley wrote:
> Usually - your screen brightness is controlled by the hardware (some
> menu on your monitor - much like similar menus on your Television.)
> However, you can control the brightness with the most popular video
> cards through: Display Properties --> Settings --> Advanced -->
> Color Correction. The exact location beyond ' Display Properties
> --> Settings --> Advanced --> ' may differ depending on your video
> card.

Mark Dvorkin wrote:
> thanks alot, as you said it was in
> Display Properties --> Settings --> Advanced --> Color


Shenan Stanley wrote:
> Glad it worked out for you!

batwalker wrote:
> I went to "Display Properties -->Settings --> Advanced -->" and I
> couldn't find anything from there can you please help me as I think I
> am going crazy.

You must have the latest driver installed for your video card (go to the
manufacturer's web page, download the latest driver for your card and
install it.) Also, if it is not an ATI or NVidia, you may not have this
control.

Have you checked your monitor controls? (On the monitor itself.)

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Shenan Stanley
MS-MVP
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Re: how to adjust the display brightness