Short Bytes: Some Windows 10 users are experiencing a Windows 10 brightness control “not working” issue. This problem in the relevant drivers doesn’t allow you to adjust your display brightness. Here’s a simple and quick fix for it.Windows 10 has been made available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users. You can even perform a clean install after upgrading using Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. This new version of Windows has been a success given the fact that more than 27 million PCs are running Windows 10. However, Windows 10 is facing some heat regarding its privacy policies, but there are ways to fix those too. A couple of days ago we addressed the problem of RAM and CPU power leakage, and today we are going to tell you how fix the Windows 10 brightness control not working issue.
Some users are upgrading their PCs and experiencing some issues with display brightness adjustment. Imagine watching a movie or working on some design, and your display starts giving you problems. Well, there’s a fix for this issue. In some Windows 10 PCs, this bug doesn’t allow you to decrease or increase the screen brightness. Face it. Low battery is running low and you can decrease the display brightness. You can’t imagine a worse situation that this, right? Here I’m going to tell you how to fix Windows 10 brightness control issue.
How to Fix Windows 10 Brightness Control Not Working Issue?
To start with the procedure, search Device Manager in the desktop search on your Windows 10 PC and open the application.
Look up for the Display Adapters in the list. Click on it to expand and right click on the relevant drivers. Select the Update Driver Software from the menu to fix the Windows 10 brightness control not working issue.
Now, your PC will use your internet connection to download the drivers that are necessary for proper functionality.
You will see the driver being installed automatically and a message that Windows has successfully updated your driver software message along with the details of the hardware.
If the Windows 10 brightness control issue still persists, it means that your graphics card manufacturer hasn’t provided any update. Now, you need to continue with the next step.
Repeat the above step of opening Device Manager and updating the display drivers. From the How do you want to search for driver dialogue box, select Browse my computer for driver software and then select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
From the Show compatible hardware option, choose Microsoft Basic Display Adapter and click on Next to proceed to fix the Windows 10 brightness control not working issue.
Now your PC will install the selected driver and your Windows 10 brightness control issue will be solved. You can check it by increasing and decreasing the brightness of your PC.
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