How do I disable screen dimming while using Wacom Pen in PS?

Explorer ,
May 01, 2022 May 01, 2022

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I've noticed something very annoying lately. I didn't have this issue before. 

Scenario: using layer mask to remove part of foreground image. Using the brush tool, painting black.

Issue: While painting, after a few seconds the screen around the brush tip dims. Once I lift the pen, the screen brightens again. If I use the mouse (which I never do for painting) I don't have this issue. I've checked Wacom settings and windows ink settings. I don't actually use windows ink so this shouldn't even be an issue.I've never experienced this before now. 

 

Tools: PS 23.3.1, Wacom Intuos S (PTH-451) with latest driver (just updated today just to be sure). Win 11 Pro, 22H2/22610.1.

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May 01, 2022 May 01, 2022

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I can only guess, but I suspect it is most likely to do with Windows 11.  

https://helpx.adobe.com/download-install/kb/windows-11.html

 

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May 09, 2022 May 09, 2022

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Very likely. I've gone thru all of the settings that could relate to it. Hopefully, it's worked out soon. 

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