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Terrible viewing angle with sure view privacy screen (3) off on probook 445 G7 (2020)

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Probook 445 G7
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

This has been raised on other threads and forums re other HP models, I'm just wondering if anyone has found a workaround/software/settings solution or if it is entirely a hardware screen issue - the viewing angle on this laptop with the sureview 3 privacy screen (turned off!) is absolutely terrible. I can't actually work on it because if I reposition in the slightest I have to adjust the screen and regardless it hurts my eyes because no matter what position I/the screen are in areas of the screen are different brightness levels (again I have toggled the privacy screen off). Ironically I got this laptop purely because I wanted a 1000 nits display to work in bright areas, the viewing is equally as unworkable in low and bright light settings.  Also while I am here this laptop is all round the worst I have ever bought (probook 445 G7), new out of the box the function keys didn't work and I had to update BIOS (it's a 2020 computer and I bought it in 2020), it's also the slowest lag-iest thing I have worked on in ten years, I would have sent it back but got it shipped from the US to Australia and didn't want the hassle. Hoping someone has a solution for the display issue so that I can use it, otherwise back to my 5 year old dim Zenbook that can open 150 tabs run a statistics program and sync 4 clouds faster than this probook can open a word document 😕

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