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How to Start/Stop Adaptive Brightness service

Service name: SensrSvc

Display name: Adaptive Brightness


Description:

Monitors ambient light sensors to detect changes in ambient light and adjust the display brightness.  If this service is stopped or
disabled, the display brightness will not adapt to lighting conditions.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Adaptive Brightness service from Command Prompt

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Adaptive Brightness:

net start SensrSvc


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Adaptive Brightness:

net stop SensrSvc


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SensrSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

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