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Changing the brightness on the keyboard

I an trying to increase the beightness by using the F8 key but nothing is happening. And it doesn't seem that the F7 key which reduces the birghtness in working either. Please help as it is very challenging for my eyes

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  • jbadvisor Aug 18, 2008

    I tried that but it didn't niether key increased or decreased the brightness while the Fn key

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Alternatively, you can use the Windows Mobility Centre. Just press the "Start Key" and the "X" Key at the same time.

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Most times you have an additional key on a laptop called FN mostly it is located next to the windows button (left bottom on your keyboard). On the key the text is in the same color as the brightness logo's on your F8 and F7 keys. Just press that button, hold it and than adjust brightness with F7 or F8.

Please let me know if it solved your problem.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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    Can you advice which laptop (model/type) you own?

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The brightness on your computer decreases each time "F3" is pressed.


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Each time "F4" is pressed, the brightness increases.


Press "F8" while holding "Fn" to decrease the volume from your EEE PC's speakers.

Each time "F8" is pressed, the volume decreases.


Press "F9" while holding "Fn" to increase the volume from your EEE PC's speakers.

Each time "F9" is pressed, the volume increases.


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1.Press and hold the "FN" key on your laptop's keyboard. This is the "Function" key, which operates much the same way that the "Shift" key does: It allows keyboard buttons to be used for multiple purposes. It's located in the lower left corner of most laptop keyboards, next to the "Windows," "CTRL" and "ALT" keys.
2.Look at the top row of keys on your keyboard for a key with a tiny triangle pointing upwards and the symbol of a sun on it. This is the "Increase Brightness" key. With the "FN" key held down, press the "Increase Brightness" key. On most laptop keyboards this is the "F7" key, but it varies depending on the model.
3.Continue to hold down the "FN" and "Increase Brightness" key until your dim laptop monitor has reached the level of brightness you require. A laptop monitor can only get so bright. It will stop at its highest setting.
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1. Press and hold the "FN" key on your laptop's keyboard. This is the "Function" key, which operates much the same way that the "Shift" key does: It allows keyboard buttons to be used for multiple purposes. It's located in the lower left corner of most laptop keyboards, next to the "Windows," "CTRL" and "ALT" keys.

2. Look at the top row of keys on your keyboard for a key with a tiny triangle pointing upwards and the symbol of a sun on it. This is the "Increase Brightness" key. With the "FN" key held down, press the "Increase Brightness" key. On most laptop keyboards this is the "F7" key, but it varies depending on the model.

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