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Hi Everyone

HP probook 6650b downgraded to windows xp sp3.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=nz&prodNameId=4174173&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=4174258&swLang=13&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093#11318

Using power the brightness is fine but switching to battery drops the brightness so much you can hardly see what is going on. The touchpad slider bar also doesnt work even though I installed the synaptics driver.

I have installed just about every utility and driver update on HPs site but the hotkeys just doesnt seem to enable to increase the brightness

Is there a way to prevent the brightness decrease?

Thanks for your help in advance
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Question by:Greg Barber
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by:dbrunton
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Suggestions only.

Battery has insufficient power.
Inverter or backlight failing in laptop.
Bad connections inside laptop.
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by:Grant1842
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Look in your BIOS for brightness when laptop is on battery power.

all so on your power profiles the should be a place to set the brightness when on battery.......
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by:Greg Barber
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Hi No Option in power profiles to change the power settings
problem is installing HP hotkeys support
have resolved this issue
thanks for the suggestions
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Greg Barber earned 0 total points
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Hi,
there is now way to change the screen brightness in powermanagement
Problem is due to HP Hotkey support
have resolved the issue now
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by:Greg Barber
ID: 34385684
Hi,
there is now way to change the screen brightness in powermanagement
Problem is due to HP Hotkey support
have resolved the issue now
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by:Greg Barber
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issue was with istalling HP hotkey support software
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