Choose Your Product
No Product SelectedSelect Product
Cannot change the display brightness in Windows Mobility Center - Notebooks
Symptom
For affected ThinkPad Systems, the display brightness slide bar in the Mobility Center is grayed out. For the affected 3000 Family notebooks, the display brightness slide bar in the Windows Mobility Center cannot actually change the brightness.

Affected configurations
Any of the following systems running Microsoft Windows Vista:
  • 3000 N100, V100, C200
  • ThinkPad G50
  • ThinkPad R50, R50P, R50e, R51, R51e, R52
  • ThinkPad T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p
  • ThinkPad X31, X32, X40, X41, X41 Tablet
  • ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t

Solution
You can change the display brightness by pressing Fn+F10 and Fn+F11.

Additional information
This is the limitation of the affected systems.


If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

Country Availability
AvailableWorldwide
Document ID : HT001934
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-67183
Last Updated :
Copyright © Lenovo 2013, all rights reserved
Was this page helpful to you?YesNo


   
Select Task
 
Drivers & Software  
Guides & Manuals  
Diagnose & Fix  
Warranty & Services  
Parts  
Accessories  

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Support Help Index
Technical Specifications - PSREF
Driver Matrix
Newly Released Drivers (RSS)
Community
KnowledgeBase Featured Articles
Community KnowledgeBase
Community Forums
Lenovo EMC
Windows 8 Support