Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Laptop brightness (fn+right arrow/left arrow) sometimes doesn't work

28 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Laptop brightness (fn+right arrow/left arrow) sometimes doesn't work

whats up people!

this bug has been bothering me since I bought this laptop a few years ago. Whenever I want to adjust the backlight brightness settings (just press fn+right arrow/left arrow) of my laptop (Acer) sometimes nothing will happen. It just won't get darker or brighter, but if I wait like 30 minutes/1 hour and try again it's working like a charm. Also when I reboot Windows the problem is fixed aswell, but that's not meant to be this way right?

The problem is not caused by a program malfunctioning I think, as this laptop has been formatted several times and every now and then the problem occurs. Be it if I haven't touched my laptop for hours, be it when I'm playing games.

Is this a known bug? or is it only applicable to my laptop?

thanks in advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Laptop brightness (fn+right arrow/left arrow) sometimes doesn't work

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads for2: Laptop brightness (fn+right arrow/left arrow) sometimes doesn't work
Thread Forum
LenovoY450: Fn + Left/Right Arrow and Touchpad Zoom/Unzoom Not Working Sound & Audio
Cursor beam doesn't move with arrow keys in text areas Browsers & Mail
Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor - Remove or change the shortcut arrow Free Developer Programs and Projects
CTRL SHIFT Arrow (left or right) not working General Discussion
Ctrl+arrow keys doesn't work General Discussion
Laptop Arrow keys not working!!!! Drivers
arrow keys don't work with auto scroll function with wi Browsers & Mail

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:15 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33