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My MacBook screen is dimly lit on start up and I have to hold down the Function key and tap the F2 key to bring the screen up to appropriate brightness levels. I can't find an application in System Preferences that will allow me to permanently reset the brightness level. What's causing this problem and how do I fix it?

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  • curmudgeon48 Nov 20, 2009

    Thanks, but that isn't the problem. The AC adaptor is always connected. I only disconnect to transport the laptop which is very, very infrequently.



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To extend battery-life, when the AC adapter is not connected, the laptop will reduce the brightness. Connect the AC adapter.

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