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Screen is dim

Screen is very dim can't read

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  • tncs Jan 07, 2008

    dell inspiron 8500 screen is dim



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Try looking for a function key (usually used by holding down the Fn key and then pressing one of the "F" key at the top) the key will be marked with a brightness indicator.

Is your screen only dim when running off the battery is it dim when running when the charger is plugged in as well. If it is only dim when the laptop is running on battery then this may be caused by a setting in Power Options which is located in Control Panel (that is if your running Windows). In Power Options look for settings about running on AC Power and running on Battery power.

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    brian the bus Oct 28, 2013

    on lenovo t500 fn key and home button press down brighten contrast yeeee!



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