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Can’t Adjust Screen Brightness in windows 10 Solved

Windows 10 is an upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users.   However, Windows 10 is facing some criticism regarding its privacy policies, But there are ways to fix it and other privacy policy issues forced on our neck by Microsoft too. Today I am going to show you how to adjust screen brightness of Windows 10 when the screen brightness adjustment is not working.

Mostly, this issues is traced down to the display driver you are currently using.

Can’t Adjust Screen Brightness in windows 10 Issue (Solution)

Firstly, we have to open Device manager

In Window 10, right-click on the start button and select Device Manager from the list.

 

Now, Look up for the Display Adapters in the list. Click on it to expand it, right click on the relevant drivers. Select the Update Driver Software from the menu to solve the ‘Can’t adjust screen brightness in Windows 10’ issue.

Can't Adjust Screen Brightness in windows 10 Solved- device manager window

 

Select the first option shown in the ‘How do you want to search for the driver software’ dialog box.

How do you want to search for driver dialogue box for Screen Brightness Issue

 

I assumed that you are already connected to the internet and you have enough power.

Consequently, your PC will start to download the drivers that are necessary for proper performance.

As a result, you will notice  the driver being install automatically.

A message that Windows has successfully updated your driver software  along with the details of the hardware will be shown to you.

Driver installation window for Screen Brightness Issue

 

However, if the Windows 10 brightness adjustment issue still persists. It means that your graphics card manufacturer has not provided any update. Now, you need to continue with the next procedure.

Open Device Manager  using the above step given and updating the display drivers.

From the How do you want to search for driver dialogue box, select “Browse my computer for driver software” .

How do you want to search for driver dialogue box to adjust screen brightness in Windows 10

 

Select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.

Browse my computer for driver software window for Screen Brightness Issue

 

Tick ‘Show compatible hardware’ option from the the dialog box that will appear.

And, select Microsoft Basic Display Adapter and

Finally, click on Next to proceed to solve the ‘Can’t Adjust Screen Brightness in windows 10 Issue’

show compatible hardwares for Screen Brightness Issue

 

At this moment, your PC will install the selected driver and your Windows 10 brightness adjustment issue will be solved.

Now, you can check it by increasing and decreasing the brightness of your PC.

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