Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows  

    Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows

    Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows

    Add or Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows
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    16 Apr 2018
    Designer Media Ltd


    Add or Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows


    Displays (especially on laptops and tablets) may utilize ambient light sensors to detect surrounding levels of light.

    The Enable adaptive brightness setting under Display in Power Options allows users to turn on or off having Windows monitor ambient light sensors to detect changes in ambient light and automatically adjust the display brightness as needed to match surrounding lighting conditions.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Enable adaptive brightness setting under Display in Power Options for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove this setting in Power Options.


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: Add or Remove "Enable adaptive brightness" in Power Options using Command Prompt
    • Option Two: Add or Remove "Enable adaptive brightness" in Power Options using REG file


    EXAMPLE: "Enable adaptive brightness" in Power Options
    Remove 'Enable adaptive brightness' from Power Options in Windows-power_options-enable_adaptive_brightness.png






    OPTION ONE

    Add or Remove "Enable adaptive brightness" in Power Options using Command Prompt


    1. Open an elevated command prompt.

    2. Type the command below you want to use into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter.

    (Add - default)
    powercfg -attributes SUB_VIDEO FBD9AA66-9553-4097-BA44-ED6E9D65EAB8 -ATTRIB_HIDE

    OR

    (Remove)
    powercfg -attributes SUB_VIDEO FBD9AA66-9553-4097-BA44-ED6E9D65EAB8 +ATTRIB_HIDE

    3. You can now close the elevated command prompt if you like.






    OPTION TWO

    Add or Remove "Enable adaptive brightness" in Power Options using REG file



    The downloaded .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\7516b95f-f776-4464-8c53-06167f40cc99\FBD9AA66-9553-4097-BA44-ED6E9D65EAB8

    Attributes DWORD

    1 = Remove
    2 = Add


    1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add "Enable adaptive brightness" to Power Options

    This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Add_Enable_adaptive_brightness_to_Power_Options.reg

    Download


     3. To Remove "Enable adaptive brightness" from Power Options

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Remove_Enable_adaptive_brightness_from_Power_Options.reg

    Download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn




  1. Posts : 167
       #1

    this doesnt seem to work on 1903?
      My Computer

  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 59,370
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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       #2

    ksdixon said:
    this doesnt seem to work on 1903?
    Hello,

    Just to verify, does your device have an ambient light sensor?

    If not, this power setting will not show even if added.
      My Computers


 

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