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Most laptops dim when you unplug A/C power from them, there are also usually software switches or keystrokes you can press to change the brightness. Usually 'Fn' key plus another key on the keyboard indicated by a sun with an up or down arrow. If none of these apply then it becomes a possible hardware problem.

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