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How to change the display settings on a Dell portable system

This article provides information on "How to change the display settings on a Dell portable system".

Adjust Brightness

To Adjust the LCD Brightness hold the FN Key and repeatedly press the Up Arrow key to increase the brightness or while holding the FN Key, repeatedly press the Down Arrow key to decrease the brightness.

There is no contrast adjustment for LCD screens.

Set or Change your Video Settings

By changing your video settings you can change the look of your screen including Icon Size, Font Size and Color depth.
Instructions to change video settings in Win 8, Win 7, Win Vista and Win XP

Update Drivers and BIOS

An out of date Video Driver or BIOS can cause abnormal screen issues.
Visit the Dell Drivers and Downloads website and input your Service Tag to get updates specific to your computer.
Click here if you need assistance in Downloading and Installing Drivers or BIOS.
Launch the Dell Drivers and Downloads Website.

Article ID: SLN127918

Last Date Modified: 04/21/2015 09:12 AM

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