1.    27 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Screen dim and can't adjust

    I screwed up..... My laptop locked up and I ran my hand across all the keys and my screen went dim. I can't get it bright again. I must have hit a combination of keys that caused the problem. I have tried suggestions people have posted but nothing seems to work, any ideas?
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  2.    27 May 2016 #2
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    Does your keyboard have keys similar to this screenshot ?

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    If yes, try press the Fn key and HOLD > press the "To brighten" key .
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  3.    27 May 2016 #3
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    If you do NOT have those 2 keys mentioned above, use this method:

    Bottom right in the system tray, click the Battery icon > at the popup, click the brightness box to increase the %.....................

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  4.    27 May 2016 #4
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    If none of the above helps, do a system restore.
    Pick a date BEFORE you messed around with the keyboard as your restore point.

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