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Dell All-In-One display control - Inspiron 27-7700


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Perhaps a long-shot for a notebook forum, but my g/f just bought the Dell All-In-One Inspiron 27-7700 so she could have a really neat, 'no wires' look for her work area while still having a large display.  It's working fine, and it does look remarkably neat I have to say. It has a 'touch screen'. 

 

Today we went to plug in her Nintendo game device into the "HDMI In" port on the back. This AIO computer has precisely TWO buttons on it - 1 for power, 1 for display.  A short-press on the display button toggles the screen between external input and internal input. A 'long press' of the same button turns off the display.  But I cannot figure a way to get brightness control or volume control for the display/speakers when it is switched to the external source!  Dell support provide an 'on screen display driver' for this machine, which I have applied but there's no change. And they don't tell you 'how' this driver is supposed to work - does it present an on-screen-menu for touch-control of the brightness? Magically make use of the two buttons on the machine ...? 

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BIOS setup display/video section might have an option to set the “default” brightness of the built-in display …?

 

(Never seen one of these.  My best guess.)

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Dell Precision 7770 (personal)

  • Intel Core i9-12950HX ("Alder Lake"), 8P+8E
    • 8× P cores ("Golden Cove"): 2.3 GHz base, 5.0 GHz turbo, hyperthreading
    • 8× E cores ("Gracemont"): 1.7 GHz base, 3.6 GHz turbo
  • 128GB DDR5-3600 (CAMM)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti 16GB (DGFF)
  • Storage:
    • 2TB system drive: Samsung 980 Pro, PCIe4
    • 24TB additional storage: 3× Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 8TB, PCIe4 (Storage Spaces)
  • Windows 10 (Enterprise LTSC 2021)
  • 17.3" 3940×2160 display
  • Intel Wi-Fi AX211 (Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth)
  • 93Wh battery
  • IR webcam
  • Fingerprint reader

 

Dell Precision 7560 (work)

  • Intel Xeon W-11955M ("Tiger Lake")
    • 8×2.6 GHz base, 5.0 GHz turbo, hyperthreading ("Willow Cove")
  • 64GB DDR4-3200 ECC
  • NVIDIA RTX A2000 4GB
  • Storage:
    • 512GB system drive (Micron 2300)
    • 4TB additional storage (Sabrent Rocket Q4)
  • Windows 10 (Enterprise LTSC 2021)
  • 15.6" 3940×2160 display
  • Intel Wi-Fi AX210 (Wi-Fi 6E + Bluetooth)
  • 95Wh battery
  • IR webcam
  • Fingerprint reader

 

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