Fix Can’t Adjust Brightness after Upgrading to Windows 8.1

Adjusting the brightness stopped working. Don’t feel alone a lot of users are having a problem when it comes to adjusting brightness after upgrading their machine to Windows 8.1.

1. Open start menu, search and select for Device Manager.

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2. Extend Display Adapters, right click on the current graphic card (name will depend on the graphic card you have) and click Properties.

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3. Under Driver Tab press Update Driver.

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4. Next, choose the Browse my computer for driver software option.

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5. Then select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer option.

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6. From the list of drivers, choose Microsoft Basic Display Adapter, click next and restart your PC to see changes.

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