How to fix the Brightness control issue in Windows 10?

Most of the windows 10 users cant able to adjust their brightness control from the keyboard and all settings in the action centre after windows 10 update or a fresh new Windows 10 installation also trouble in adjusting the brightness control.

I have faced this issue myself in my laptop where brightness control didn’t work in the middle of the game. so decided to solve this issue and share across in my blog so that everybody easily changes in their windows 10 PC/Laptops.

Screenshot of Brightness control

Follow the steps mentioned below

Here are the steps to follow for brightness control issue in windows 10

  • Open Start Menu > Type Device Manager and open it.
  • Find Display Adapters in the list. Click on it to expand and right-click on the relevant display driver.
  • Select Update Driver Software from the menu to fix the Windows 10 brightness control not working issue.
  • Next, click on Search automatically for updated driver software.
  • Now, your PC will use your internet connection to download the drivers that are necessary for proper functionality.
  • You will see the driver is installed automatically and a message that Windows has successfully updated your driver software message along with the details of the hardware.
  • If the Windows 10 brightness control issue still persists, it means that your graphics card manufacturer hasn’t provided any update. Now, you need to continue with the next step.
    Here you can also go to your manufacturer’s website to manually check if there’s any driver update available.
  • If the above doesn’t work, repeat the above steps of opening Device Manager and updating the display drivers.
    select Browse my computer for driver software > then select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
  • From the Show, compatible hardware option, choose Microsoft Basic Display Adapter and click on Next to proceed to fix the Windows 10 brightness control not working issue.


Now Your PC, Laptop will install the selected display driver and finally, the issue will be solved by adjusting the brightness min to max.

I hope this article will help to resolve the issue in simple way. If you find this solution helpful please comment below and subscribe for updates

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