Article ID: 000092133 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 01/04/2023

Screen Gets Dark after a Graphics Driver Update

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Summary

Steps on how to fix when screen becomes dim after a graphics driver update.

Description
  • Screen suddenly got darker or Dim upon graphics driver update
  • Even when brightness is set to 100% the screen remains dark 
Resolution
  1. Click on the Start menu and type in the words Device Manager.
  2. Select Display adapters.
  3. Right-click Intel graphics adapter and select properties.
  4. Select Driver Tab.
  5. Choose Update driver.
NoteWe recommend that you check first with your computer manufacturer and use the driver software provided by them to avoid potential installation incompatibilities. Intel supplies generic versions of Graphics Drivers for general purposes. Computer manufacturers might have changed the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the graphics driver software or software packaging.

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