Brightness Slider doesn't work only fn keys work

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  1. dbz2k

    dbz2k MDL Novice

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    #1 dbz2k, Jan 25, 2017
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    any idea what could be the issue? my drivers seems to be working is there a service that I need to enable?
     
  2. JBenal

    JBenal MDL Senior Member

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    Assuming you're talking about Windows, go into Power Options, Advanced Power Settings, Display, and make sure Adaptive Brightness is disabled.
     
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  3. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    thats a feature mostly for laptops and tablets (ACPI brightness control)...
    for desktop u got to monitor buttons.. or amd/nvidia control settings
     
  4. dbz2k

    dbz2k MDL Novice

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    I am confused I can't control brightness using button like these www imgur com / lgDy6UG the weird thing is only my fn keys on laptop is working too control brightness? my laptop model is HP 2000-2b19WM . I been googling for past two days too figure why it isn't working?
     
  5. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    bios updated to latest ?
     
  6. dbz2k

    dbz2k MDL Novice

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    my bios is on the latest version? I don't know what could be the problem? is there some windows feature that I need to enable?
     
  7. jeff69dini

    jeff69dini MDL Addicted

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    not supported on windows server, thats the reason, you have to use 10
     
  8. dbz2k

    dbz2k MDL Novice

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    So there is no way to fix this issue?
     
  9. jeff69dini

    jeff69dini MDL Addicted

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    not that I know of
     
  10. dbz2k

    dbz2k MDL Novice

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    this is a funny windows issue I tried another program to control brightness called Ibrightness tray, and it worked perfect.