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Hard to read type on screen--grey type "disappears"

I can't figure out how to make the type on screen more visible. So many sites use grey or pale coloured text and is it almost invisible on my screen. Any suggestions? I have tried increasing the contrast and playing with the brightness but with no improvement in the contrast factor.

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SOURCE: Monitor too bright

Your video card (or driver) is probably to blame.
Try hooking a new monitor up to the computer to test this.
If so, try the advanced settings in control panel. Many cards give you the ability to manually alter the picture.

If that doesn't fix it, replace the card.

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SOURCE: The contrast of my PC monitor increases automatically to 100%.If

The contrast of my PC monitor increases automatically to 100%.

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SOURCE: The contrast of my PC monitor increases

problem with front panel control switches. especially brightness increase control button. need to replace the switches.

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