I have a new Dell Latitude Laptop which seems to be randomly dimming the display depending on the apps I open Press the “Fn” key and press the left arrow again if you want to turn the ambient light sensor back on. ThunderToes 3 10 Comments Error posting comment. Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Versions Version Distribution 1. Learn more about Dell Inc.

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Dell Latitude E6500 Ambient Light Sensor

In the Power tab, click “Power features” or similarthen on the left select “On battery” and ambidnt uncheck the only option that’s listed, something along the lines of “Screen power saving technology”.

Is this normal or is there a problem with my driver, I reinstalled it with Windows 8. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. There are two potential solutions to this, depending on what is actually causing the problem. Which Windows OS versions does it run on?

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Post Your Answer Discard Sensot clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. This option allows you to specify a brightness range for ALS to use. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.


Bottom line in latitdue opinion was that the machine was not properly set up by the manufacturer. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.

It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. While this feature is a marvel to some, others might prefer manual control over the screen brightness.

However, some pre-installed software is optional and can drll safely removed. Windows 7 Professional Ambient Light Sensor is a software program developed by Dell.

Versions Version Distribution 1. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. Double-click the Quickset icon from the Windows 7 notification area.

Accessed 28 December Press the “Fn” key and press the left arrow again if you want to turn the ambient light sensor back on. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Common models Dell Latitude E Rankings 25, Smart TimeLock B Download “Should I Remove It?


The ambient light sensor on your Dell business laptop adjusts the brightness of your screen according to light intensity picked up from the room. In a brightly lit office, the ALS increases the brightness to make the screen easier to read. Click “Panel Brightness” on the Dell Quickset window.

How to Turn on the Ambient Light Sensor on a Dell

I have adjusted the power management settings in the control panel so that it wont dim the display for 5 minutes. No one has commented yet. Sign up using Email and Password. It is typically pre-installed with most new Dell computers. Move the “Minimum” and “Maximum” sliders to specify anbient and upper brightness limits for ALS adjustments.

This program is pre-installed on the PC Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer’s PC. Skip to main content.