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Screen goes dim under different user

Have HP vs17 monitor (16000 total hrs, 7000 backlight hrs), screen goes dim whenever I switch to son's user settings.  Other three users on same XP system no problem, just my son's user settings.  Tried to adjust basic diplay settings same for all users, lower brightness/contrast ratios, screen still only dims when son signs in.  Any suggestions?

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Re: screen goes dim under different user

Could be an issue of his resolution and refresh rate settings are close to being out of range for the monitor. Try lowering these settings to get better performance.    

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