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: display not bright enough

20 Oct 2012   #1
Just married

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
display not bright enough

Seven Forums,


I think I have asked this question before, and have tried some of the suggested solutions, however I still have the problem, which may not ever be resolved.

I have Macular DeGeneration which causes my vision to require a lot of light or a high degree of darkness of the text and a light background to read. Example this text I am using now for this message is ok as long as I have increased the side of this display to about 2.5 times the size of the normal screen which increases the text size a lot. Trying to read email requires the magnifier option provided with Win 7 Pro, In Windows Live Mail I cannot increase the size of the windows as you can do on the Web, In talking about Windows Live Mail if I am looking at new mail which allways comes in bold I can see just infe whitout increasing the size of the font.. High contrast text makes much better reading, windows 7 Pro is much worse than XP.

Any Ideas. I bought a Video card to try, did not realy help, Increased the dots per inch that worked ok except it fouls up Expression Web 4 what I use to keep web sites up to date, It just looks to me like this, example if a person would restrict a light bulb to be lit 100% would be bright, 40% would be very dim, that looks to me like the problem in order to reduce current.

Any Ideas.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Oct 2012   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Type Power Options in start menu search box, hit enter then look at the bottom of the page.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2012   #3
Just married

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Text not bright

entering POWER OPTIONS in a win 7 Pro search box lower left of a page in about the same thing as clicking the COMPUTER link in thre right hand column clicking the Globe srart point, with nothing in the task bar acroos the bottom of the screen.

Normaly placing a search entry in the search box lower left of a page near the bottom will produce places to look in the column immediately above the search box.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 display not bright enough




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
text brightness not bright enough
Hellos all you experts, you have helped me out a lot in recent months. I use Windows 7 Pro, with an ASUS board about two years old, AMD 3g cpu, originaly I used the on board video, have changed to a video card. First problem, I have macular Degeneration, require a lot of contrast to view...
General Discussion
Too bright white
Hello everyone. I have a small problem when it comes to the intensity of the white colour in Windows 7. As it currently stands after tweaking the contract and brightness settings it is bearable, however, the downside is that my contract is undesirable low and that most colours are now too dark....
Customization
display not bright enough
I use Windows 7 Pro and Windows XP Pro. I use a device that allows me bo use one monitor, one Keyboard and one mouse. I have an HP 2159m flat screen monitor. When I use XP I have absolutiely no problem with any text non bold or bold. When I use Win 7 Pro the only thing on the screen that I can see...
Graphic Cards
LED Screen too bright!
My LED laptop screen is too bright even at its lowest settings. It strains my eyes when I'm working on my computer at night. I tried adjusting the contrast/gamma/etc from the Intel Graphics options, but they keep reverting back to the original settings before I get a chance to click OK. Does anyone...
Graphic Cards
Anyone have Big Bright Cursor set?
I've been googling for almost a week now, I can't seem to find a large cursor set than the default "Windows Aero (extra large)(system scheme)" theme... Anyone has a cursor set that's at least as large? Thanks in advance... zzz2496
Customization
Display too bright
Hi all, I am experiencing a very strange issue. I have GEForce 9100 as my graphics card. I have dual monitors connected to my computer. For some reason, one of the monitors is displaying the colors too bright. Please see attached images for monitor 1 and monitor 2. As you can see the...
Graphic Cards


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 12:43.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App