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Laptop Screen goes dim when plugged in!!!!

\015 I have a 3 year old Gateway Laptop MX 6959. The LCD screen just began to do the reverse of what it usually does. When I plug in the power source, the screen goes dimmer, when I pull it out and the unit is on battery, the screen gets brighter!!!!\015\012\015\012Any ideas?\015

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Hey - For anyone experiencing this annoying phenomenon,
I had the same issue with my Dell Inspiron 640m.
Was driving me crazy, afterall, when you're on battery power, that's when you would want to dim the screen to conserve energy...

I figured out that the dimmers actually have (2) settings. One, when the A/C adapter is plugged in and the second, when it's on Battery Power!

So, with the adapter in, Adjust your Screen Brightness to fairly bright and then
unplug the A/C adapter and adjust the Brightness to a Dimmer Setting.

Test by plugging the Adapter IN (Bright), Out (Dim).

I hope this works for your situation.

Take Care

MikeV
(ComputerGuyNextDoor.com)
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