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Windows 7: Adjust Brightness brings up Power Plan settings!

13 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 
Adjust Brightness brings up Power Plan settings!

I just noticed that in Display properties, the Adjust Brightness brings up the power plan settings....



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13 Jan 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Limneos,

What build is this from?

That window is different than in the 7000 Beta build version, but it works fine here.

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13 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 Beta 1 b7000
 
 

Yeah, I too do not have the Adjust Brightness option....
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14 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I have the same in 7000 as Shawn's.

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14 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Limneos,

What build is this from?

That window is different than in the 7000 Beta build version, but it works fine here.

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Hmm...It's the pre-beta 7000 build, not the official one...but I think it's because it's a notebook...I have adjust brightness in Windows Mobility Center which works, I guess it's a bug but you need to have a notebook to see the "Adjust Brightness" link
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14 Jan 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I'm not sure since I do not have a laptop.

However, if you like you can get the Beta verision here with a product key to activate it. Hopefully it will work better for you.

Download the Windows 7 Beta
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14 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 Build 7100 32-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
I just noticed that in Display properties, the Adjust Brightness brings up the power plan settings....
Yes, and at the bottom of that screen you can adjust the brightness. Seems logical to me.

PS: I have the Adjust Brightness option too on my notebook
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14 Jan 2009   #8

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I'm not sure since I do not have a laptop.

However, if you like you can get the Beta verision here with a product key to activate it. Hopefully it will work better for you.

Download the Windows 7 Beta
Thanks Brink, I have both versions downloaded since Friday and a bunch of keys...(I was even giving away keys to some desperate people that night )
I just left that notebook (of my girlfriend) as it was, all my other PCs have the official beta, in which by the way, I see no difference at all with the 7000 "pre-beta". I believe it's the same install in every single file.

hethoofd, if it has brightness at the bottom, then I must have missed that. I thought it brought up an irrelevant page.
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09 Dec 2009   #9

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

it appears that after reading a boatload of posts that if your graphics card cant handle aero like my old intel card in my toughbook cf 18 and intel didnt or is not going to upgrade the driver, screen brightness adjustment just wont happen I thank god at least on my toughbook it set at high screen brightness the only problem is that on this laptop it is super bright even brighter that your most common bear
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