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Desktop monitors became dim after cat stepped on secret shortcut?

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  1. Royals Ego

    Royals Ego Member

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    I have searched google for an hour on this problem and I can't seem to find a solution.

    I have a tenkeyless keyboard (no numpad), my cat was laying to the right of my keyboard and he stretched his paws and somehow hit some keys that dimmed the brightness of both my monitors.

    This is not a monitor problem, since both monitors are now dim. I have checked each monitor's brightness, both are at 100%. When my cat did what he did, I saw a circular symbol that read: dim or dimming, to the top right of my primary monitor.

    It has to be Pg Up, Pg Down, Pause, Scroll Lock, Print Screen, Home, End, Insert, Delete ... some combination of these keys did this...

    Google doesn't have the answer!!! Help!?
     
  2. K-Low_4_Prez

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    sounds infuriating... wish i could help
     
  3. Jontro

    Jontro Member

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    It may be time to get rid of your cat.
     
  4. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Beat that p***y up
     
  5. primtim24

    primtim24 Contributing Member

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    What operating system?
     
  6. Yonkers

    Yonkers Contributing Member

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    Might be something built into your keyboard. I don't think there is a default keyboard shortcut for that. On a laptop it would be something like Fn+F6 or something. Hit the Fn key and click around.
     
  7. Mr. Brightside

    Mr. Brightside Contributing Member

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    Are the monitor cables plugged in securely in the back of your computer?
     
  8. Royals Ego

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    I found it, I use a program called f.lux that changes the 'temperature' of my monitors, and there are shortcuts in the program to dim/brighten

    alt + pgup, alt + pgdwn
     

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