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My screen darkener has disappeared....how do I get it back

I had a program that came up automatically with a slide to adjust brightness or darkness on the monitor. It has disappeared and I need some means with which I can darken my screen.

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Make sure you are online and the internet icon confirms the status.
Go to the Control Panel/Device Manager/Dispaly Adapter and right click the Mouse and click on Update Driver if that does not work uninstall the driver and power-off your Mac and switch back on. The OS should then reinstall the driver.

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