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Fn f7/f8 to adjust the brightness is not working. please help to fix this.

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Deem light in display


Occasionally, you may find your laptop's monitor is too dim for your liking. A normal desktop computer's monitor has an on-board menu system that lets you adjust the brightness and picture control settings as you please. A laptop monitor has no such controls. You can adjust the brightness of your laptop monitor using your laptop's keyboard.

1.Press and hold the "FN" key on your laptop's keyboard. This is the "Function" key, which operates much the same way that the "Shift" key does: It allows keyboard buttons to be used for multiple purposes. It's located in the lower left corner of most laptop keyboards, next to the "Windows," "CTRL" and "ALT" keys.
2.Look at the top row of keys on your keyboard for a key with a tiny triangle pointing upwards and the symbol of a sun on it. This is the "Increase Brightness" key. With the "FN" key held down, press the "Increase Brightness" key. On most laptop keyboards this is the "F7" key, but it varies depending on the model.
3.Continue to hold down the "FN" and "Increase Brightness" key until your dim laptop monitor has reached the level of brightness you require. A laptop monitor can only get so bright. It will stop at its highest setting.
4.Release the "FN" and "Increase Brightness" keys. You have now fixed your dim laptop monitor.

I hope you find it very helpful.

Aug 26, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook

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How do I adjust the screen brightness?


Hi,

Press and hold fn button on your keyboard, then press F7 to decrease brightness and F8 to increase brightness. That is Fn + F7 or F8.

If F7 or F8 doesn't work try F6 or F9.

Or you can just start from F1 to F9. One of these buttons certainly would work.

Regards.

Apr 19, 2011 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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How do I adjust the brightness on my laptop? Its a Compaq Presario V2140US


1. Press down the Fn key at the lower left end of your Compaq Presario keyboard. Keep the button held down and tap the F7 key to decrease the screen brightness by one step.

2. Tap the F7 key again with the Fn key still depressed to further decrease the brightness by one step. Continue hitting the F7 key until you reach the minimum LCD screen brightness.

3. Hold down the Fn key and tap the F8 key to increase the Presario's LCD screen brightness by one step. Keep pressing the F8 key until you reach the maximum brightness for your screen

Mar 01, 2011 | Microsoft Compaq Presario C501nr Notebook

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I have a advent m201 laptop . how do i turn the built in webcam on please


Hello,

Try this

Function Keys Fn+F1 - Places the computer into sleep mode
Fn+F2 - Changes the (I-Powerxross) power settings
Fn+F3 - Switches display modes: LCD only, External monitor only, LCD+External Monitor
Fn+F4 - Turns Wireless LAN on/off
Fn+F5 - Switches OSD (on screen display) on/off
Fn+F6 - Turns the Touchpad on/off
Fn+F7 - Turns the Webcam on/off
Fn+F8 - Mute Sound
Fn+F9 - Reduces speaker volume
Fn+F10 - Increases speaker volume
Fn+F11 - Reduces the screen brightness
Fn+F12 - Increases the screen brightness
Fn+Esc - Toggles Bluetooth & 3G on/off (optional)

Thanks

Dec 30, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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How do I adjust the color, contrast and sharpness of my Dv2000 HP Pavilion?


You can use the "Fn" + F7 and F8 key from the key to increase the Colour and Brightness of the Screen

May 02, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv2715nr Notebook

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Fn and f7/f8 not working


You need to install the special keys manager for all of that.

Apr 02, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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How do i make my screen brighter on presario v2000


Decrease Brightness (fn+f7) The fn+f7 hotkey decreases the brightness of the notebook screen. The longer you hold down the fn+f7 hotkey, the more the screen dims. Decreasing screen brightness conserves power. » To increase screen brightness, press the fn+f8 hotkey.

Increase Brightness (fn+f8) The fn+f8 hotkey increases the brightness of the notebook screen. The longer you hold down the fn+f8 hotkey, the more the screen brightens. » To decrease screen brightness, press the fn+f7 hotkey.

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Unable to change the Display Brightness


Click Start //Click Control Panel// Performance // screen brightness

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Changing the brightness on the keyboard


Most times you have an additional key on a laptop called FN mostly it is located next to the windows button (left bottom on your keyboard). On the key the text is in the same color as the brightness logo's on your F8 and F7 keys. Just press that button, hold it and than adjust brightness with F7 or F8.

Please let me know if it solved your problem.

Aug 18, 2008 | Intel Computers & Internet

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1. Try to use an external monitor. Possible problem on the LCD.
2. Try to reinstall the graphics driver.
2. Do a recovery as the last resort.

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