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16-Feb-2006, 07:01 PM #1
Solved: my screen is dark.. how to change contrast?
Today I turned on my computer and noticed the screen is a bit darker than usual. I looked everywhere on the control panel to find a way to change the contrast. But I couldn't find it.

Does anyone know how how to change the contrast and/or brightness of the screen on a notebook computer? I know desktop moniters have buttons you can press to change it manually, but on notebooks.. they dont have it. I have something called a brightness meter on my keyboard, but its up to 100% and the screen still looks dark.

any help is appreicated. Thanks in advance.
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19-Feb-2006, 09:38 AM #2
often the F keys do that on a laptop

whats the make model of the laptop
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19-Feb-2006, 01:57 PM #3
I doubt if this'll help you but I'll throw it in anyway - My 17" monitor always seemed a little on the dark side to me for 2 years even with contrast and brightness at 100%, then one day I was browsing its setup menu and saw that its red/ blue/ yellow settings were at about 85%, so I hiked them up to 100% and got a nice bright pic.
Pity it took me 2 years to do it but I never even knew there were any colour settings til accidentally stumbling on them, duh...
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19-Feb-2006, 03:56 PM #4
haha thanks for the help. i actually figured it out. Like SpudCallahan, i was browsing through my computer and came across this settings menu with red/blue/yellow settings. I changed it back to default and things went back to normal.

anyways thank u all for trying
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