Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. You can turn the ambient light sensor on and off. Windows 7 Professional Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. This may not be helpful to many users as there could have been a various different things that could have caused this as the previous answer suggests, in my case there was a problem with my drivers. Rankings 25, Smart TimeLock B

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How to Turn on the Ambient Light Sensor on a Dell

Move the “Minimum” and “Maximum” sliders to specify lower and upper brightness limits for ALS adjustments. Learn more about Dell Inc. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. The programs’s main executable is AlsSvc. Bottom line in my opinion was that the machine was not properly set up by the manufacturer.

How do I stop the display from behaving like this? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Which OS releases does it run on? This program is pre-installed on the PC Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer’s PC.

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This option allows you to specify a brightness range for ALS to use. Likewise, when working late nights, when most of your office lights are off, the ALS picks up on the low ambient light and dims the screen. ThunderToes 3 10 Ambient Light Sensor is a software program developed by Dell. I am conscious of the power this will drain from the machines battery when running off the battery e650.

Upon being installed, the software lighht a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Press the “Fn” key and press the up or down arrow keys to disable ALS and manually increase or decrease brightness.

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Post as a guest Name. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run.

In the Power tab, click “Power features” or similarthen on the left select “On battery” and finally uncheck the only option that’s listed, something along the sensof of “Screen power saving technology”. Manually stopping the service has been seen to snesor the program to stop functing properly. I have adjusted the power management settings in the control panel so that it wont dim the display for 5 minutes.

It is typically pre-installed with most new Dell computers.

Press the “Fn” key and press the left arrow again if you want to turn the ambient light sensor back edll. Thank you for commenting! Common models Dell Latitude E Which Windows OS versions does it run on?


Small Business – Chron. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about I have a new Dell Latitude Laptop which seems to be randomly dimming the display depending on the apps I open Download “Should I Remove It? By 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.

Sign up using Email and Password. What percent of users and experts removed it? What do people think about it? You can turn the ambient light sensor on e600 off. The first solution is to disable the ambient light sensor ALS in case your system has one, this can be done in the control panel, but it’s faster to just type “sensor” in the start menu’s search bar and it should bring up the corresponding control panel in the results; then just uncheck the “Light sensor” and apply.