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Acer AL11511 I have found this product very disturbing with too much brightness. When I play DVD's I find the picture on the monitor is dark but when I am close the picture brights up alot. I notice other product types don't have this problem. The resolution of brightness and contrast seems to be an acceptable level. Is there any solution to this problem so that its not too bright and resolves the DVD problem. Even when doing MS Word docs the brightness has a terrible effect. Please advise accordingly. Thanking you, Roy

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To even things out you need to use the controls on the monitor to lower the brightrnes. to acceptable levels. When playing a DVD there are seperate controls in the software and your graphics driver to adjust the Video Overly settings. Look for settings called gamma and brightness in the video overlay settings in the windows display properties panel. This should help even things out some. Deal is to crank down the brightness on the monitor and crank it up in the video settings in windows. It will make the DVD's brighter and rest of the time the regular screen darker.

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