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07-09-2005, 11:41 AM
my friend has a hp pavilion zv5000, when i unplug it from the adapter, and go on battery only the screen dims to save energy. Is there a way to turn that off?... please advise.
07-09-2005, 07:50 PM
check the Bios... most of the time there is a setting in the bios under power saver to turn off that feature. same way with the speed steping of processing.
07-10-2005, 11:38 AM
What about Power Saver in Control Panels? On my Dell it has different setting for plugged in, battery, etc.
07-10-2005, 03:49 PM
What about Power Saver in Control Panels? On my Dell it has different setting for plugged in, battery, etc.Yeah, its a power saving feature in Windows XP, not a BIOS thing.
07-27-2005, 08:09 PM
well... i can't find it... its not under power settings... i went under display and under advanced... then under overlay it won't let me turn up the brightnes.. . any ideas?
07-27-2005, 10:26 PM
Quite often there will be a software configuration utility that is preinstalled (Dell's is called 'Quickset" and such).
Of course, you should be able to turn up the brightness manually no matter what (usually a key you press with the Fn button).
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