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      Registry key to Disable ALS for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad Yoga

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      This package installs the software (Registry key to Disable ALS).


      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      Supported Operating Systems
      Summary of changes
      Installation Instructions
      Determining which version is installed


      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      • ThinkPad S1 Yoga
      • ThinkPad Yoga


      Supported Operating Systems
      • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit


      Summary of Changes


      • < > Package version number
      • (   ) Build ID for administrative purpose
      • [Important] Important update
      • (New) New function or enhancement
      • (Fix) Correction to existing function

      Version <> 

      • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit,
      • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad S1 Yoga,Yoga.
      Installation Instructions


      • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version information section.
      • If you use the Product Recovery function shipped with your computer to restore the Windows preload environment, you do not need this package. This package is required when you install Windows Operating Systems without the Product Recovery function.
      Manual Install

      This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Explorer.

      [Downloading file]

      1. Select the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
      2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
      3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click Save button.
      4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

      [Extracting file]

      1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
      2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
      3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click/double-tap it.
      4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
      5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
      6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.
      7. Select Finish to complete extraction.

      [Installing Registry Key]

      1. Locate the folder selected in the step 9.
      2. Double-click/Double-tap DisableAdaptiveBrightness.reg
      3. Double-click/Double-tap DisableAdaptiveBrightness.reg
      4. Select Yes to allow Registry Editor to continue install. It will show the message The keys and values contained in the installation path have been successfully added to the registry.
      5. Select OK to finish this registry key path.
      Determining which version is installed
      1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
      2. Hold down the Windows logo key and press R.
      3. Type regedit and select OK.
      4. Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc. "Start" data is 0x00000004(4)
        Note: If this software was not applied, the "Start" data is dword:00000003(3).



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      • Document ID:DS039467
      • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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