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Windows 7: Can't adjust laptop brightness after a system restore

24 Sep 2015   #1
c foam green

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Can't adjust laptop brightness after a system restore

Hi guys, this is my first post, sorry if it's not quite in the right area...

I recently had my HP ProBook 4545s totally restored and had the original harddrive swapped out for a PNY 250GB SSD. I can't find any interfaces to adjust the screen brightness, which is too dim, the fn brightness controls aren't working, and in general the contrast and displays look bad as well.

I tried refreshing and updating the General pnp Monitor driver, but this did not work. Do I need a new driver? Does someone know another way? Any help is greatly appreciated.


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25 Sep 2015   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome for starters you said restored just what does that mean? is a factory restore or have you dropped in a SSD and installed an OEM onto it or you have cloned the original drive to the SSD?

While we are waiting please run these

System Info - See Your System Specs

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2 (in safe mode is a wise way to go)



then these

http://www.superantispyware.com/

https://www.malwarebytes.org/lp/sem/5/?gclid=CJTmq6iGpscCFYqCvQodbfMN1A (free version and untick the trial option when it comes up

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

ADW download from bleeping computer delete any rubbish found with the malware scans

(Anyone running Kaspersky internet security will find it rants about ADW - ignore it or disable Kaspersky while running ADW)
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