Windows 10: Is there Windows 10 equivalent of 'DimScreen' Windows 7 app/program?

  1.    26 Jan 2016 #1

    Is there Windows 10 equivalent of 'DimScreen' Windows 7 app/program?


    Hi. I'm just basic computer user. Want to keep Windows 7 on PC for as long as possible, but recently bought cheap tablet (Linx 7) to try out Windows 10.

    Have 'DimScreen' program installed on PC (grey square icon in taskbar) which enables you to dim screen much more than Windows settings allow.

    Have tried without success to find similar app for use on device running Windows 10. Wondered if suitable app exists?

    Many thanks in advance.
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       26 Jan 2016 #2

    I assume you have already tried the Power Options ?

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  3.    28 Jan 2016 #3

    Yes, I spent several minutes googling and altering various settings in Windows 10, but screen is still nowhere near as dim as preferred setting of DimScreen on Windows 7 PC.
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       28 Jan 2016 #4

    I guess "what you see is what you get" applies.
    Sorry.
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  5.    28 Jan 2016 #5

    davidhk said: View Post
    I guess "what you see is what you get" applies.
    Sorry.
    Nirsoft tools

    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html
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       28 Jan 2016 #6

    cereberus said: View Post
    I have no interest in "dim the light".
    It's the OP who asks the question.
    You have a solution, reply directly to the OP.
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  7.    28 Jan 2016 #7

    davidhk said: View Post
    I have no interest in "dim the light".
    It's the OP who asks the question.
    You have a solution, reply directly to the OP.
    Just a simple error. Chill man.
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       28 Jan 2016 #8

    michael8 said: View Post
    Hi. I'm just basic computer user. Want to keep Windows 7 on PC for as long as possible, but recently bought cheap tablet (Linx 7) to try out Windows 10.

    Have 'DimScreen' program installed on PC (grey square icon in taskbar) which enables you to dim screen much more than Windows settings allow.

    Have tried without success to find similar app for use on device running Windows 10. Wondered if suitable app exists?

    Many thanks in advance.
    I have just the right tool for you.
    Dimmer - Small and free screen brightness reduction utility for LCD/TFT/LED monitors

    Works wonders. Been using it since LG dropped support for my monitor's stupid manager app (it has NO buttons, so revolutionary, isn't?) back in Windows 7.
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