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Sony Vaio, Prc-g370


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#1 grampedstl

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Posted 30 May 2007 - 06:28 PM

:trumpet: I just inherited an older Vaio and found a battery for it!
When I try to use it in 'battery mode' the display becomes very dim!
Battery is fully charged.
Brightness is fine when using the AC adapter!
I have no manual for this 'relic' so I need some EXPERT advice from the real TECHIES!!!

:flowers: As ususal I turn to the EXPERTS for info and advice and I thank them profusely!!![/b]

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#2 JPHarvey

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 09:16 PM

Does it have a function key for increasing the brightness on the fly? Most (even older laptops) have the "Fn" key and the functions above the number keys....
[CPU]Intel E6600 Core 2 Duo @ 3.19GHz
[MoBo]ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium (nForce590)
[RAM]4GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 CL4 @ 710MHz
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[Audio]ASUS Xonar D2
[Case]Antec Nine Hundred
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Posted 31 May 2007 - 10:40 PM

Hi grampedstl

This is probably a feature built in to save your battery.
Check under Control Panel/Power Options, if you really want to change it.

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