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Ambient Light Sensor

Ambient Light Sensor is a software program developed by Dell. Learn more about Dell Inc. No one has commented yet.

Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Versions Version Distribution 1. Move the “Minimum” and “Maximum” sliders to specify lower and upper brightness limits for ALS adjustments.

Download “Should I Remove It? The screenshots are in S6500 but the item’s locations are the same so you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding your way.

Dell Latitude E6500 Ambient Light Sensor

I have tried looking for the Dell Power Management tool quoted on a forum I found but this does not seem to be installed so I can not disable it that way. ThunderToes 3 10 I have adjusted the power management settings in the control panel so that it wont dim the display for 5 minutes. 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 lines of “Screen power saving technology”.


Which OS releases does it run on? I am conscious of the power this will drain from the machines battery when running off the battery itself. I contacted Dell for support which arguably I should have done in the first placeand they gave me the correct drivers for my machine.

It is typically pre-installed with most new Dell computers. Should I remove Ambient Light Sensor? Click “Panel Brightness” on the Dell Quickset window.

The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about Email Required, but never shown. The second solution is to disable Intel’s bullshit power-saving function annoying and utterly useless: Skip to main content.

How to Turn on the Ambient Light Sensor on a Dell |

The ambient light sensor on your Dell business laptop adjusts the brightness of your screen according to light intensity picked up from the room. I have a new Dell Latitude Laptop which seems to be randomly dimming the display depending on the apps I open Double-click the Quickset icon from the Windows 7 notification area.


Bottom line in my opinion was that the machine was not properly set up by the manufacturer. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. 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.

This option allows you to specify a brightness range for ALS to use. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed. Accessed 28 December latigude Small Business – Chron. Press the “Fn” key and press the left arrow on your keyboard to toggle the ALS on or off. The programs’s main executable is AlsSvc. Which Windows OS versions does it run on? In a brightly lit office, the ALS increases the brightness to lighh the screen easier to read.