Second Monitor (Extended display) Automatically Dims


  1. Posts : 73
    Win 7 Home Premium x64
       #1

    Second Monitor (Extended display) Automatically Dims


    This is a strange problem...

    My secondary monitor automatically dims itself unless I engage it either by pulling up the context menu or clicking a window. Simply bringing my mouse into its area doesn't brighten it, and it automatically dims as soon as I finish a task on that monitor.

    Say I open a text document, click save and close it, as soon as the document closes the monitor dims.

    I've searched around my video card's driver and firmware and I can find nothing, but I suspect this is a feature of said card.

    Any ideas?

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  2. Posts : 4,161
    Windows 7 Pro-x64
       #2

    Is this on your ASUS display? If so, check to see if there's a way to turn off ASCR* from the display's menu.

    *ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology automatically adjusts the luminance of the backlight for better displays according to the image contents, and improves the contrast ratio to 12000:1 – resulting in more realistic depictions of night scenes during games or movies
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  3. Posts : 73
    Win 7 Home Premium x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    It is the ASUS, yes. I'll check that when I get home...great thinking!
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  4. Posts : 73
    Win 7 Home Premium x64
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Just got home, you nailed it. Thanks!
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  5. Posts : 4,161
    Windows 7 Pro-x64
       #5

    You're welcome. Glad we could help.
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