Having problems with your Gateway M-1628 Notebook ?

Have a new gateway m-1631u. I have set the power setting to the energy battery saving power. I also set it to have the brightness dimmed a bit due to my sensitive allergy eyes plus I have chronic migraines. my computer constantly changes to high performance and brightens.. all the time. I change it back to the other setting, 2 min later it changes back to high performance. HOW can I stop this? I NEED it to stop fluttering back to High Performance every few minutes?


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I have the same laptop, and the same problem. I went into the BIOS settings and disabled BIOS power management features. Windows can still use the power management features, but it is not competing with the BIOS doing the same thing.
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\015\012This helped reduce how often the brightness pops back to max, but doesn't completely solve the problem. It will still go to max, and most of the time back to the set brightness after a second or two. Very annoying, but better than just being stuck at max brightness.
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\015\012I think either the backlight inverter is buggy, or the driver that talks to the inverter is buggy. This is my biggest complaint with this laptop.
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