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      How to Adjust Screen Brightness - ThinkCentre, ThinkPad, ThinkServer, ThinkStation

      Affected configurations

      The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

      • ThinkCentre, ThinkPad, ThinkServer, ThinkStation

      Applies To:

      • All Operating Systems
      Solution 1: Short cut Key
      1. Press Fn + Home(increase brightness)/End (decrees brightness):
        Fn Key
      2. “Brightness” bar will appear on screen as shown  below:


      Solution 2: Manual Setting
      • Go to Windows start button.
      • Type “screen brightness” in “Search programs and files” box as circled below:
      • Choose “Adjust screen brightness”.
      • A pop-up screen will appear and there will be a “Screen brightness” bar at the bottom of the pop-up :
      • Adjust screen brightness accordingly:

      Note: Some ThinkPad LCDs will automatically dim when the AC Power is unplugged. This is to save battery power and is normal.


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      • Document ID: HT075827
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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