Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook ?

My screen is dim. What causes this?

\015 My screen is dim. What causes this?\015

Answers :

Most likely your settings.

In most cases, the LCD is dim when not plugged into an outlet to save energy. (It can make the laptop stay on an hour longer in some cases)

If you want to brighten the screen, and kill your battery time in the process, hold down the FN (function key) and press the button with a picture of a sun and a arrow pointing up. (both pictures should be light blue on your keys)

If you don't mind the dimness of your LCD, leave it alone. The brightness will return when you plug your laptop into an outlet.
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