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keyboard backlight Acer S7-392 not working

Question: keyboard backlight Acer S7-392 not working

I just bought a new Acer Aspire S7 . Ive been using the laptop for 2 days abd I have realized that the keyboard backlight has never been on .I have tried several tricks to turn on the light but nothing seems to work key Fn + U + I , Fn + IReset batteryReset default configuration on the BIOSChange power options to high performance I have been always ina dark room . I just cant make this ligth to turn on I have read that this model of laptops have been presenting these issues very frecuently. Im so dissapointed with ACER Can somebody help me on this please???Thanks

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Answer: keyboard backlight Acer S7-392 not working

Hi there, You may check this video for more information about the computer.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4G5eOYp71eU[please check about keybaord review starting 6.00]i have no S7-392 computer but base on forums and videos i've seenkeyboard light is not that easy to notice specially if the room or the place your at is not that or too dark.its like the lighting on some watch.OptionsAt night on your room press and HOLD "Fn key" and keep taping "I" for like 15 times just to make surethis is to make sure that keyboard brightness is on the highest level.Turn off all the lights [make sure the room is dark] and check. If still after this your not able to see any back light or even the Acer logo on the cover lighting upI would suggest to contact Acer for warranty concerns.

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Can Anybody help me, i just bought a acer swift 3 laptop after i download the user manual i check how to turn on the keyboard back light it stated ther that the key is Fn+F9 but when i tried nothing happens. will someone help me with this problem?thanks.

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The keyboard backlight keeps on turning off after a minute or so...i just want to know how to keep it turnrd on

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Hi!I'm replaced keyboard on keyboard with backlight, but backlight doesn't work. I'm using Linux Mint 18 / Windows 10. Help me pls.

Answer:Acer Aspire v5-531: how turn on keyboard backlight...

Hi,Have you tried pressing Fn+F9 button together or Fn+ any button with a flashing letter A like in the snip below.

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The keyboard backlight keeps on turning off after a minute or so...i just want to know how to keep it turnrd on

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The keyboard backlight keeps on turning off after a minute or so...i just want to know how to keep it turnrd on

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I got the Aspire R13 (317T) a couple of days ago, and while I am really enjoying it there's a couple of problems with the keyboard.   The first is that is there any way to completely disable the backlight on the keyboard?  I'm tired of having to manually use the function keys to turn if off every time I open the lid.  This wouldn't be as much of a problem if there wasn't the second issue. Second, when the backlight is all the way up, there is a high pitched buzzing noise comming from the speakers.  I've found a coulple other posts that have the same problem but I don't know if it's a defect or an issue that can be fixed. I really like this laptop but these keyboard issues are starting to make me think I need to return it.Thanks.













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Answer:Acer Aspire R13 backlight keyboard issues

jjsmall009,
 
As far as the backlight goes, no, you would have to use the keys to turn it off every time.
 
If you are experiencing a high pitch sound only when the backlight is at full brightness we can have our repair technicians look at the unit for you if you'd like.
 
Here is the link to set up repairs online without ever having to call in or you can chat online with a technician (available 24/7).

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Hi, When I bought my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro, it had a keyboard backlight. I upgraded to Windows 10 and lost all the pre-installed software, and I can't get the backlight to turn on anymore. I've tried pressing Fn+F9, which is the only suggestion I've found online so far, and I can't find any missing drivers. Does anyone know how to solve this?

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Hey guys. So just bought this laptop and loving it. One thing though, is there anyway to have the keyboard backlight always  on? Cheers, riddly

Answer:Acer swift 3 - Change keyboard backlight timer?

Hi,Go to Windows Mobility Centre(type in start search), if you have like mine(without KB backlight settings), no you don't have that enabled

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Hello, Ive recently purchased an Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6 Full HD, Intel Core i5, NVIDIA 940MX, 8GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, Windows 10, E5-575G-53VG from amazon. The keyboard shortcut Function + F9 is not doing anything and I cannot get the backlight on the keyboard to come on. Ive checked and all the drivers are recent and I just updated the BIOS to the newest as well. I cannot get the backlit keyboard to function. Please help, I am about to send this thing back before my 30 day warranty is over. I am all out of Ideas...

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Hi all, I just bought an Acer Spin 5 (13") and I wonder whether it's normal to have an uneven backlight (especially the N key which seems to have no LED underneath it...). Is it just me or everybody has that? Here is a photo of the symptom:  Thanks in advance

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MY LAPTOP DOESNOT HAVE OPTION OF KEYBOARD BACKLIGHT..PLEASE GUIDE ME HOW TO TURN ON KEYBOARD BACKLIGHT I HAVE TRIED FN+F9 KEYS BUT NOT WORKING

Answer:Acer Aspire E5-575G KEYBOARD BACKLIGHT PROBLEM

Hi,Could you please check whether you have a flashing letter A in your F9 button.

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Just got the Acer Aspire R5-571T and it's a really nice laptop.  My only complaint is that the backlit keyboard shuts off after about 30 seconds and it's so annoying.  There should be an option in the bios to have it stay on all the time if I turn it on with the key combination.  If I turn it off with the key combination then it should stay off until I turn it back on.  Please add this option in the bios for this laptop and all other Acer laptops.

Answer:Acer Aspire R5-571T Keyboard Backlight Not Staying...

Hi,I assume that it could be a power saving feature, they have made this 30 secs limit to preserve the battery.

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Hi, When I bought my Acer Aspire V15 Nitro, it had a keyboard backlight. I upgraded to Windows 10 and lost all the pre-installed software, and I can't get the backlight to turn on anymore. I've tried pressing Fn+F9, which is the only suggestion I've found online so far, and I can't find any missing drivers. Does anyone know how to solve this?

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Hello, Ive recently purchased an Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6 Full HD, Intel Core i5, NVIDIA 940MX, 8GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, Windows 10, E5-575G-53VG from amazon. The keyboard shortcut Function + F9 is not doing anything and I cannot get the backlight on the keyboard to come on. Ive checked and all the drivers are recent and I just updated the BIOS to the newest as well. I cannot get the backlit keyboard to function. Please help, I am about to send this thing back before my 30 day warranty is over. I am all out of Ideas...

Answer:Acer Aspire E15 E5-575G-53VG No Keyboard Backlight...

I am in the same position as you after buying the laptop from Amazon.  After talking with Acer chat, they have told me that there is no backlight on the model, even though the amazon product description includes a backlit keyboard and there are pictures of the laptop with backlit keyboard in the reviews.  I do not know what to do about the laptop.

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Hello, Ive recently purchased an Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6 Full HD, Intel Core i5, NVIDIA 940MX, 8GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, Windows 10, E5-575G-53VG from amazon. The keyboard shortcut Function + F9 is not doing anything and I cannot get the backlight on the keyboard to come on. Ive checked and all the drivers are recent and I just updated the BIOS to the newest as well. I cannot get the backlit keyboard to function. Please help, I am about to send this thing back before my 30 day warranty is over. I am all out of Ideas...

Answer:Acer Aspire E15 E5-575G-53VG No Keyboard Backlight...

I am in the same position as you after buying the laptop from Amazon.  After talking with Acer chat, they have told me that there is no backlight on the model, even though the amazon product description includes a backlit keyboard and there are pictures of the laptop with backlit keyboard in the reviews.  I do not know what to do about the laptop.

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Hello i have an acer aspire s7-392 that after installing new windows its backlight dose not working....i have tried Fn+U+Iand FN+I but it is not workingall the drivers are installed from acer support service...Help me

Answer:Acer Aspire S7-392 backlight not working

under Applications, install both available software:https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/support-product/4821?b=1

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I had submitted my Laptop at service centre for some issues, they wiped it clean and had installed pirated winodws 10 so then i installed the genuine version.   Somehow i didn't turn on my keyboard backlight untill yesterday and it is not working i have tried turning it on from lenovo setting the keyboard shortcut( fn+ Space) and have got nothing.    And previously my backlight keyboard worked perfectly fine and now i know only see lights in numlock and capslock key and they also are not affected by fn+space.

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I just purchased a brand-new in box Pavilion dv5-2045dx, with a backlit keyboard. However, when I press the dedicated button (the one with the image of 3 keys between Print Screen and Delete), nothing happens. I went into the BIOS and reset the Action Key setting (as none of the other function keys were working), but still nothing. Is there a setting I'm missing?

Answer:Keyboard backlight not working?

anyone?

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Hi all, I'm happy to be one of this community ! My problem began when my labtop's fan didn't work any more, so I went to the HP represinter in my local area for warranty service. After few days I recived my labtop, and I noticed the keyboard backlight is not work. For now, is there any quick fix for this issue? I know I can go back to HP represinter again but it will take time , I'll make it the last solution.  Thanks in advance .

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A friends daughter dropped her laptop, and now the backlight isn't working. Is the backlight part of the screen, or a seperate piece?

Answer:acer c720 backlight not working- is it part of the...

I believe it to be part of the screen.

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I tried holding FN + hitting spacebar, to no avail. I tried restarting the computer, still no go. Does anyone have any ideas? I really would hate to return the computer over this issue... thanks!

Answer:Yoga 2 keyboard backlight NOT working

Bump...any help please? any advice on what # to call, or whom to contact if FN+Spacebar has no effect? thanks

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Hello,My keyoard backlight is not working,so may i know how to make it work.Regards

Answer:T430 - Keyboard backlight not working

Hi,
 
Did it ever work?  According to the tabook (ThinkPad Notebooks)  , the backlit keyboard is optional.  What is your machine type (like 1234-XYZ)?
 
If your machine has a backlit keyboard, Fn+Spacebar should activate/deactivate.
 
Z.
 

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Hi  My new XPS 15 Keyboard is not backlighting.  According to the specs, it should have that feature.  Tye manual says to change the options, use the Fn key and the right arrow, but that doesn't do anything.  Any ideas?

Answer:XPS 15 9550 Keyboard backlight not working

Hi BRONSTOTT,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Try to toggle the <F10> key and check if the backlight works.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id (Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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Hi everyone, I have a really odd problem with my Lenovo Z500 laptop. I am sure my model has backlit keyboard, it worked for quite a long time. Then it suddenly stopped working after restarting my laptop. I think I have downloaded some bad drivers. Can anyone post me a link for the right ones for the keyboard? I cannot find it anywhere.

Answer:My keyboard backlight stopped working

hi baborakj,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
As far as I know, Fn + Space is the combination to turn on/off the keyboard backlight.
   And the keyboard backlight light up right away during POST as a check.
 
This is from a different model but it works the same with te Keyboard backlight.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ck1lAu5sPc
 
 
If the Backlight does not flash or something during POST it may be having Hardware issue.
You may contact Lenovo Technical Support or you can follow this guide on reseating the Keyboard.
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hi.My keyBoard backlight is not working.So may i know how to resolve this issue and i am not sure also if this feature is available in my laptop.  Regards

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Fn + Z has stopped working. The message that appears on the desktop with backlight keyboaord information says that is always deactivated. But the backlight is always ON , i cant switch with timer , always ON or always OFF mode.The message says deactivated all the time.

I updated the Bios to 1.30 from 1.20 and the problem still exists.

Answer:Satellite P50-B-10V - keyboard backlight is not working

Is this option enabled in BIOS?
Please check this since the illumination can be enabled and disabled in BIOS too!

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Hello, my girlfriend got a L430 (2464-A26) which got a keyboard with the backlight symbol on the space key. But pressing it does not light the keyboard - neither in BIOS/Linux or Windows 7. I found this Lenovo blog entry: Q: With all the excitement over the design changes, do you think anyone noticed that you added the backlight option? I?m convinced no one knows it?s there. A: I hope so, it's a great feature. We designed Fn+Space as the trigger to enable and adjust the keyboard backlight.  If there is a light icon on your space bar, you have the backlight option.  I use mine all the time. So is the keyboard backlight broken? Thanks for your help!

Answer:[L430] Keyboard backlight not working

The L series has no keyboard backlight. The FN + space bar does nothing, because there is no backlight. You also cant install a keyboard with backlight, the backlight won´t work (die Hardware kann das Backlight nicht anprechen, da man dies auf BIOS Level nicht eingebaut hat.).

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Hi guys. i have a big problem on my laptop with my backlight, so i have a Satellite L50-B and the backlight it doesn't work . i have tried Fn +Z but nothing... if there is someone how knows please help me .

Answer:Satellite L50-B-2E2 - keyboard backlight is not working

Q1: Did the keyboard backlight work in the past?

Q2: Can you see a small keyboard sign above the Z or Y button?

Q3: Are you sure that the keyboard supports backlight?

More details about keyboard backlight here:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD2603CL0000R01.htm

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Alright so first things first, this is probably my fault. A couple days ago the last working usb port I had stopped working, so I could no longer use my mouse. I did some research and decided to take apart my computer to get a look at the usb. After I had finished when I turned my computer on the backlight of my keyboard would no longer work. I followed the steps in the hardware manual when taking apart my computer and I reconnected everything, I think, when putting it back together. The only thing that has changed are a few of the plastic snaps that hold it toghether broke when removing the keyboard cover. Please don't tell me to try Fn+space... I've tried. I think I've determined that it is the smaller cabble going from the keyboard to the system that affects the lights and I spent half an hour making sure it was secure. Please help me, actual need the backlight because most of the work I do, I do in the dark. Thank you

Answer:Keyboard backlight for Y500 not working

Sounds like a hardware issue. Try contacting tech support:1-877-4-Lenovo1-877-453-6686Support by telephone is available 24/7.

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As the topic said I am pressing Fn+Spacebar but the backlight does not turn on what happen?(I can press Fn+F1/F2/F3.... and it work fine only Fn+spacebar does not work) thank in advance for help.

Answer:Lenovo Y50-70 keyboard backlight not working

Dear Gorn,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
Was this function working before?what is your machine operating system?
 
Regards,
Joseph

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I just received my T430  (2342 CTO) laptop today and it seems like the backlit keyboard is not working, I've tried pressing Fn+space, and if I tilt the computer and look under the keys I can see a very weak light under the keyboard, it doesn't change after pressing the buttons for the second time, but after pressing them for the third time the thinklight turns on.I'm afraid that my computer has a faulty keyboard backlight, or do I need to some drivers?I looked up this problem and saw that someone recommended downloading a BIOS and Power management driver update.. but that didn't change anything.Please help, I really want this to work.(Sorry, my english is not prefect)













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Answer:T430 - Keyboard backlight not working

The Fn+Space key combination loops through these configurations:Off -> Keyboard backlight -> Brighter keyboard backlight -> ThinkLightAre you actually trying it under a bright environment? You won't see the effect like that.I would suggest you upload a (few) photo(s).

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Hello. I've had my laptop for under a week and the backlight for my keyboard has stopped working. I've not been able to find anything to help me with this... is there a simple switch to turn it on and off, or am I missing something?

Thanks
Alan

Answer:The backlight on my keyboard has stopped working

I don?t know which notebook model do you have and which operating system do you use but, generally speaking you can use FN+Z key combination to enable or disable keyboard backlight.

Check it out.

If you use Win7 open Toshiba Assist > Optimize > Toshiba Hardware settings and there you will find options for keyboard backlight.

If you use Win8 open Toshiba Desktop assist > Function key and there you will find option for it.

Check it out.
Post which notebook model and OS do you use.

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Good day! A few days ago has turned off keyboards backlight of lenovo Z500. I tried to reboot the laptop, but backlight still doesn't work as before by pressing FN+Space buttons. I hope this is a software bug and I could solve it without help of service center. But I can't solve it without your help, as the website and the Internet has no effect, and I have no desire to reinstall the system because of backlight. Maybe someone knows how to make it work again?

Answer:Keyboard backlight not working Z500

Hi Russel,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Backlight is not turning ON in your Z500 Laptop, I suggest you to re-install the LEM (Lenovo Energy Management) driver in your computer and check if the issue persists. Below is the link with drop down options to select and download the exact drivers for the computer:
 

Drivers and Software for Lenovo Notebooks

Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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IHAVE LENOVO YOGA 900.... AND I'M SUFFERING A LOT OF PROBLEMS WITH THIS DEVICE.... THE USB PORTS ARE NOT WORKING.... THE BACKLIGHT IS NOT WORKING

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just bought yoga 2 and backlight on keyboad won't work.  Tried the Fn and spacebar with no luck.  Anyone have any other hints on how to fix?? 

Answer:Backlight on keyboard yoga 2 not working

Do the other Fn keys work?

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I downloaded windows 10 yesterday and now my backlight keypad are not working. I called toshiba support and they walk me though a few things but still not working. Now top where power button is stays on with touch pad rest didn't stay on

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Our company recently purchased new Latitude 3570 laptops , we installed Windows 10 Enterprise to all laptops , but I noticed that  all laptops keyboard lights are not tuned on .
So I tried to fn key combination with all keys (F7,F10 , arrows, ETC,, didn`t find an fn combination to turn on backlights , I Also made sure we downloaded all drivers form DELL support site .
Please advice 

Thanks

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One year ago, my keyboard was replaced. 6 days ago my warranty expired and now my backlight of the keyboard is not working anymore. Yesterday I was trying the steps from the first comment:https://de.ifixit.com/Answers/View/282684/No+backlight+in+keyboard+after+upgrading+to+windows+10 and it worked for some time untill now.  Does anybody know what I could do?   

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I recenctly reinstalled windows and since then the backlight on my keyboard has stopped working, It should just be a missing driver or shortcut or something, but I don't know how to fix it





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Answer:Y410p Keyboard Backlight stopped working

you know how to turn it on right? Fn+Spacebar

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I've been using lenovo s500(white) for 9-10 months.The keyboard bcklight is functioning well when pressed Fn+space,but i have no idea why the keyboard backlight suddenly not light up anymore after i turn on my laptop from sleep no matter how many times i press the Fn+space and restart the laptop. There is also no more flash when power on on the keyboard. Any solution??
 
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Answer:laptop z500 keyboard backlight is not working

Hi Mabelocw,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the Backlit keyboard feature is not enabling in your Z500 Laptop, I suggest you to un-install the LEM (Lenovo Energy Management) from the ?Control Panel>Programs>Programs and Features? and download the relevant version of LEM from the below link and while installing the driver right click on the downloaded file and select ?Run as administrator? option to get it installed without any error.
 

Drivers and software - IdeaPad Z500

Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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The keyboard backlight on my one year old S440 has stopped working, did bios upgrade (keyboard lit up during this) but the FN [SPACEBAR] control just doesnt work any more. Driver issue? Any other suggestions?
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject clarified. Was: U510 Keyboard backlight stopped working

Answer:S440 Keyboard backlight stopped working

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please clarify which model you have: U510 or S440?
 
Thanks.

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I've recently found out that I can't  turn on using "Fn"+spacebar the keyboard backlight.what are the possible solutions?I've tried restart not worked for me.I don't think it's a driver problem.what else can I do?

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About a week or two ago the backlight on my lenovo u530 stopped turning on. Fn + Space does not work. Drivers are up to date. Wondering if anyone has had this problem and fixed it or if there is some software that i can use to force the light to turn on? The only lights that work on the keyboard are the Caps lock and the Num Lock. Pls help!

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Hello, I have bought lenovo z5170 , I'm trying to turn on the backlight function ( FN+SPACEBAR ) But it's now working, any idea how to make it work ? Thanks in advance





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Answer:[Help] Lenovo z5170 backlight keyboard not working

Does your unit have that feature included? Check while rebooting if all keys light up. If yes, then you have the backlighted keyboard. If not, then the feature is not included in your unit.

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My Dell Inspiron 15 5558's keyboard backlight will not stay on. I just installed the Dell Feature Enhancement Pack 2.2.1, and no help.

When I go into the Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, "Dell Keyboard Backlight Settings", the third tab on it is for "Backlight," but it is greyed out and I cannot use it.

I have just spent way too much time today trying to chase this down on Google and in Dell forums, but I remain stuck.

 Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Thank you,

JJ

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Since I updated windows my keyboard back light doesn't work anymore.

How can I fix this?

Answer:Keyboard backlight on my Satellite notebook is not working

Hello

A bit more info can be very useful.
Which notebook model do you have?
Which OS do you use?

Which update have you done exactly?

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I've got a A660, and the keyboard backlight has stopped working. I'm plugged in, on "performance" power setting, the backlight was on 20 minutes ago (before I put computer in Hibernate to carry it downstairs) and now no backlight. FN Z brings up the backlight control UI, which displays "Backlight On". I toggle through the options, turn it off. Turn it back on. Still no light.

Looking up Keyboard in the control panel shows that everything is working properly.

Any ideas? Frustrated

PS: the power button is lit, the "Satellite" logo is lit, and the light for the trackpad turns on when it's enabled.

Answer:Re: Satellite A660 - Keyboard backlight not working

Hey,

Did you install recently a driver or software update? If yes I would recommend removing this update and test it again.
Probably the system restore to an earlier point could help you to get rid of this update.

Furthermore I would try reinstalling Value Added Package. This tool can be downloaded on official Toshiba website. It controls such special functions like illumination on/off, etc.

Check this!!!

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Hello. I recently bought an Aspire R13 R7-372T. I noticed that the keyboard backlight was never on. I tried the keyboard shortcut to inrease the backlight brightness but to no avail. I tried that on the pre-installed Windows 10 and also on Ubuntu 16.10. How do I debug the problem? ThanksLawand

Answer:Keyboard backlight not working: Aspire R13 R7-372T

The R7-371T model that ships in North America has a backlit keyboard. FN+F9 decreases the keyboard backlight brightness, and FN+F10 increases the keyboard backlight brightness. While we can't help with Ubuntu, the best way to troubleshoot this is to restore the system back to factory configurations and test those function keys before installing any other software or operating system. If it works then this function is working as it should. If the keyboard light does not work after a restore then we would recommend the system be serviced for the keyboard light. Should this be the case please contact the Acer support for your region from this link:

https://www.acer.com/worldwide/

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I have a new X230 Tablet (model 3437 A99) running Windows 7 Enterprise. Whenever I press Fn+Spacebar I get an icon with a line through it. I verified that this is enabled in the BIOS. Which particular driver is needed to enable this? Is there a setting in Windows 7 that I'm missing?

Answer:X230 Tablet - Keyboard backlight not working

Not all X230t-s keyboards are made with lights. Search the forum, it was sufficently discussed before.





X230T / i5/ 240GB SSD/ 16GB RAM/ WIN8.1 PRO

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Hello everyone, i gave my pc to the lab to replace my hard disk to a ssd one. when i got the pc the backlight did not work. i entered bios and i enabled the "hotkey feature" but an option for backlight keyboared i have not seen. going back to lab, he said to me thet maybe because he upgrade my bios version to the new one this is what makes the problem because the new version not support this and that if we will unplug the battery and install the old version of the bios it may work. could someone help me please?













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Answer:backlight on keyboard for z500 touch not working

hi Gadi621,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
I'm not seing any changelog related to any keyboard backlight changee from the BIOS readme.txt file so I think it's unlikely that updating the BIOS is the cause of the problem.
 
Just to check, when you power up the machine, do you see the keyboard backlight turning on?
 
Ideally, for the backlit to work, the following must be met:
1. A backlit-type keyboard must be installe (you can tell if the keyboard has backlights when there's a "crown" like icon on the space bar.
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2. The keyboard ribbon & power cable (for backlit) must be properly connected to the motherboard
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If one of the following is not met, the backlight feature won't work.
 
 
Regards
 

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My keyboard backlight has stopped working. The hard-drive in my 3-year-old XPS 15 died, so I had it replaced with a new SS drive. My tech reinstalled Windows 10 and I reinstalled all of my software (AutoCad, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, etc.). Fortunately, I had all my files backed-up to an external hard-drive and restored them to the new SS hard-drive.
I installed Dell Command Update. I open Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, and then Dell Keyboard Backlight Settings.......I can change the timing of the backlight, but cannot change the backlight brightness slider. It is currently set at the lowest setting, but it will not move to a higher setting. So, I do not have any keyboard backlight at all. I suspect that there is a problem elsewhere.....something is not switched on or there is a missing update? I've spent hours trying to chase this down without success. Any ideas? 
Thank You!

Answer:Keyboard Backlight stopped working XPS 15 L502X

Does the keyboard flash ON when the system is booted (if it does not, you have a hardware problem).
If it DOES flash on at boot time, was the system running windows 10 prior to the drive failure - and if so, did the backlight work?  If it was running an earlier version of Windows, note that Dell isn't supporting Windows 10 on this model - there may not be a driver for the backlight under Windows 10.
If it was running correctly under Windows 10 with the backlight on, have you installed the chipset and other drivers?

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I mean ive had this thing for over a year and at some point the backlight stopped workingdosent even work on start up so thats not a thing  and yes i used to light up with the fn space bar and on startup 

Answer:Yoga 2 13 keyboard backlight stopped working

So it suddenly stopped working sometime in 2015 but recently i went to washington by plane and i noticed that it worked again when i got there but when i got back it stopped working seems like the xray did something anything i can do?

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A few days ago, my Ideapad U510 keyboard backlight stopped working. Formerly, pressing Fn-Space switched the keyboard light on and off. Now the computer does not respond to Fn-Space. I am running Windows 8.1 .   Any similar experiences / any Lenovo staff or others with a solution? Thanks, Ben 

Answer:U510 Keyboard backlight stopped working

Hi Bebbed,                           
                                              
Welcome to Lenovo Community!        
                                                                                                                       
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the keyboard backlight not working in your Lenovo U510 laptop.
 
As you have mentioned that the keyboard backlight was when function key and spacebar key is pressed, as there might be issue with t... Read more

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Can someone help, please. 

Answer:Ideapad z500 keyboard backlight stopped working.

SoapForBrains wrote:Can someone help, please. From an off condition, powering up the unit should cause the backlight to switch on and then off. This is an indication that the backlight is fine. Pressing Fn + Spacebar should toggle on/off the keyboard. If you cannot obtain the indicated observations then probably you need to replace the keyboard. Try contacting Lenovo and inquire about it.

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I bought this hp 15t notebook in Nov 2014. I upgraded the Operating System to WIndows 10 when it was released. Since then, the backlight on the keyboard is not working. I have viewed all the forums and none provided a resolution for this. I could see that the keyboard driver is uptodate. There are no other problems with the keyboard. Is there a solution to this issue ?

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Hello,

recently I bought this laptop S75Dt-A7330 with windows 8 and after 2 days the keyboard backlight went off.
The Fn + Z combination shows that it is on and shuld be working but its not.
I don't need it but its irritating that it doesn't work. I hope that someone will be able to help me.

Thanks
Luk

Answer:Satellite S75Dt-A7330 - keyboard backlight is not working

Go to BIOS by pressing F2 button while powering on.
Then go to Advanced -> System configuration and check if the option ?illumination? is enabled.

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Hi guys!Recently I've been unable to turn on my keyboard backlight pressing fn + spacebar.I there any fix to this issue?Thank you

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y510p keyboard backlight not working

Hi Vanillafox,
                           
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
                                                     
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the backlit keyboard not working in your Y510p laptop.
 
Check if there any liquid spillage or any dust below the keyboard. Try to reinstall the hot key features and check for the issue.
 
Click here for the hot key features.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
        
Best regards,         
 
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Can somebody please help? Keyboard back-light not working since the installation of windows 8.1. It was working totally fine on windows 7. Installed the Dell control point application but it didn't helped.
It flickers on its own sometime but that's all. 

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Hey everyone, unfortunately the keyboard backlight of my yoga 900 has stopped working and I cannot link the problem to any windows update or something. I have already checked the BIOS and Fn Keys are enabled.  Thanks in advance Kay

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Hi, They backlight on my new Lenovo touch y50 stopped working.  I dunno if its a setting or if i need to take it back to best buy. Any help greatly appreciated.

Answer:New Lenovo Y50 touch keyboard backlight stopped working

Hi TJ1987,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with keyboard not working in your Lenovo Y50 laptop.
 
Press function and space bar to enable the keyboard backlight, if still the issue persists then reinstall the energy manager and check for the issue.
 
Click here for the energy manager for windows 7.
 
Click here for the energy manager for windows 8.1.
 
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Hi all, I've had my Lenovo ideaPad Z500 Touch for 2 years already, and this is the first time my KEYBOARD BACKLIGHT has stopped working. I am using Windows 8.1 (always updated) on a 64-bit OS. There has been no trauma to the device prior to the disfunction, however I did recently install CCleaner to my laptop to speed up the starting time (which may or may not have anything to do with the disfunction, but I am bookmarking it as a possibility since before installation my keyboard backlight was working just fine). Around the same time I also recently updatedWindows Malicious Software Removal Tool for Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 x64 Edition - March 2015 (KB890830) upon recommendation from Windows Update, prior to which there was also nothing wrong with my keyboard backlight. (1) I have tried the Fn+SpaceBar option (as I usually do to toggle on/off when I'm doing work), but the backlight still does not turn on.(2) I have tried reinstalling Lenovo Energy Management (as has been recommended in previous posts), but it still does not work even after restarting. Since the last post on this was some time ago (last one on 2nd January 2014 with solutions that do not work for me), I would really appreciate it if anyone could help me on this issue. Thank you so much,

Answer:Lenovo Z500 Touch Keyboard Backlight Not Working

Just to check if the backlight can be restored: can you try restoring to a date before the installation of ccleaner and the malicious software removal?

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Hi,For your information, almost everyone says it's working by "fn+space" but for my laptop it was "double space", i don't know why.Anyway, backlight was working fine until yesterday. Fan started to get loud so i took my laptop apart and cleaned the fan. The noise is gone but backlight stopped working. Capslock, numlock lights and fn key are working, i do not know if there is a correlation. I read almost every topic about the issue but none of them helped.

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Hello! I just got my Lenovo Y50, with the i5-4210H processor, and the GTX 860M GPU. I have used it for around 30 minutes now. And sadly, the left arrow key produces no backlight. While i actually see the red light surrounding it. The arrow and the speaker icon itself is all grey, and NOT lighted. I have tried rebooting the laptop multiple times, i have tried turning backlight on and off. I'd like to know if anyone else have had this problem, and gotten it fixed. Or if i should return it and get a new laptop.  Thanks in advance!

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Hello @ all,

after installing Win7 on my new bought Satellite A500-15h the keyboard backlight is not working anymore.
I dont know if it was working before with vista... but hopefully.

In Bios the illumination is enabled. Furthermore the Features (on F1-F9) controlled with Fn are not working and the beep which was normally heard by using the function-buttons for turn down/on the sound can not be heard anymore, even if the beep is enabled in BIOS.

Hopefully someone may help
Thanks in advance
giraffe

I already installed the value added package and the BIOS update.
In Linux the keyboard is also not illuminated.

Answer:Satellite A500-15h - keyboard backlight is not working anymore

Hi

First of all you have to get the FN buttons working again.
In order to do this you have to install the VAP and the Toshiba Flash Card support utility from the Toshiba European driver page.

Regarding the keyboard backlight;

Not all notebooks support the keyboard backlight.
You should check the Z button.
If the Z button would contain an tiny keyboard sign then the notebook has been equipped with keyboard backlight and it should be possible to enable this using FN + Z key combination.

Greets

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The hard drive died so I bought and installed an SSD into the system, fresh install of Windows 10 64bit. I have managed to find the chipset and other basic drivers but have no ability to turn the backlight of the keyboard on or adjust the screen brightness. I believe the brightness of the screen can be resolved by rolling back to a previous intel HD driver however no matter what I have tried cannot get the backlight of the keyboard to function. Any assisstance would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Ideapad z500: Keyboard backlight/Screen brightness not working

Please check this link which claimed to solve the problem on brightness.

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Hi,For your information, almost everyone says it's working by "fn+space" but for my laptop it was "double space", i don't know why.Anyway, backlight was working fine until yesterday. Fan started to get loud so i took my laptop apart and cleaned the fan. The noise is gone but backlight stopped working. Capslock, numlock lights and fn key are working, i do not know if there is a correlation. I read almost every topic about the issue but none of them helped.

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Hey all!
 
My keyboard backlight was working fine but then one day it just stopped.
I've pushed f10 and fn + f10 doesn't give any feedback
 
I've gone to the Windows mobility center and made sure things are fine there but still no feedback.
When i push the f10 key the setting in windows mobility center changes but it shows no light on the keyboard

But the CAPS LOCK Light and back light works  
Apart from that nothing else
 
Tried restarting also no feedback from the lights
Also could it have been a recent update that might've caused this?
Is there a driver for this?
 
Please Help

Answer:Keyboard Backlight Stopped working Dell Inspiron 7000 13

Does the keyboard backlight come on when the system is powered up?  If it does, you may have a software issue.
If it does not, you have a hardware problem.  
First thing to check is that the backlight cable is firmly connected to the system board (this will require removing the keyboard to check).

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Hello everyone ! 
My keyboard backlight was working fine since I bought the laptop , but then one day it just stopped working.
I've pushing F10 as always to turn on the light , but nothing happensI've gone to windows mobility to see if there is something to do , but the keyboard back light options are not there, and the CAPS LOCK light is always working , I don't understand ? 
Please if you can help me out with this , because I need this feature considering that I'll my work is at night.

Thanks

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hi. sorry for the lack of capitalization because one of the problems i am having is that my shift keys wont work. i replaced my motherboard myself with one provided by lenovo and everything is working except for the backlight and the shift key. since every other key is working i feel it might be a software issue but cannot say for certain. any help will be awesome. thank you.

Answer:y510p. replaced motherboard, now shift keys and keyboard backlight not working.

A few things to try.......
 
Try booting into Windows Safe mode to see if the problem happens there.
 
Try using a USB keyboard to see if the Shift keys operate on the USB board.
 
Try uninstalling the keyboard driver, reboot the computer and install a fresh copy of the keyboard driver.  The link below is for the available drivers from Lenovo for your model. Just select your operating system in the top box for the correct driver listing.......
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-y-series-laptops/ideapad-y510p...
 
If none of the above work..... disassemble the laptop and reseat the ribbon cable for the keyboard.  I would also use a soft cloth and some alcohol to lightly wipe the contacts of the ribbon cable.  Possibly skin oil or dirt got on the contacts.  

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acer es1-131 keyboard not working.. all buttons are not working..i opened keyboard properties in control panel and underwritten matter was written there in properties..... plzz help me.. This device cannot start. (Code 10) {Device Timeout} The specified I/O operation on %hs was not completed before the time-out period expired.

Answer:acer es1-131 keyboard not working

Have u  clicked on properties and tried to update the driver is one possibility , there are a few solutions to this ...https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/943104  





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Hello,
my keyboard is not working, however the fn key works perfectly and keyboard also functions in BIOS. I tried to reset windows to factory settings and booting to ubuntu, but neither worked. External keyboard works.
Thanks for help.

Answer:Acer E3-111 keyboard not working

Assuming laptop? make and model? what version of windows?
does the touchpad mouse work?
uninstal the keyboard in device manager then reboot and let windows reinstall the driver.

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My Acer V5-471 keyboard is not working at all, some letters didn't work at all. What should I do?

Answer:My Acer V5-471 keyboard is not working at all, som...

I have the same problem with Aspire V3-571: Various keys have stopped working: Home/PgUp/PgDn/Plus&equals/ Numerical 4/Numerical 9/Up arrow.It must be either hardware (keyboard or ribbon cable from it becoming dirty) or the Keyboard Driver.  Acer say to reset the computer to Factory Settings but surely that will not cure hardware faults and means I will lose all my installed programs (even tho these are cloned to an external drive.Any ideas?

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Hello, I have an Acer laptop running on Windows 7 and the other day I spilled something on it while cooking. After cleaning it off (just with a cloth) most of the keys wouldn't work. The ones that did didn't wok correctly, i.e 'u' would be 'bu' and so on. The next day, none of the keys worked. I cleaned it with hand sanitizer, and some worked, but again there were messed up 'double keys.' It now seems that they are almost all dissasociated from their original keys. Like, F9 is now spacebar, 7 is enter, etc. I've already restored the computer to factory settings the way it was when I bought it, but its the same. How do you reset the keys?

Answer:Acer laptop Keyboard not working

Your problem is that the contacts on the underside are not clean and the small currents that make the contacts now are bleeding between contacts and causing unexpected results like the double entrys and changed entrys. The only way to fix this is to remove the battery, disassemble the lower computer parts, remove the keyboard and either clean all of the contacts and other sticky surfaces carefully with alcohol, or replace the keyboard and clean all other sticky surfaces. For MOST, this is a job for a professional. Tell him EXCATLY what happened so he knows what the job entails. This will probably not be an inexpensive repair and if it were an older machine it might not pay, but for a fairly new machine that otherwise works well, it probably pays.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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i have an acer aspire R11. it is only 4months old and rarely used. Turned it on the other day and out of the blue the keyboard and mousepad wont work at all. the mousepad did and I tried to update and restart and then the mousepad wouldnt work either. Could i have accidentally locked it or done something in the setting??? HELP Please!!!










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Answer:acer aspire R11 keyboard not working

Have you tried this: 1. Shut down your laptop2. Disconnect the AC adapter3. Wait few minutes4. Follow this procedureThe battery reset pinhole is located on the bottom of the laptop and marked with this symbol .

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i was using my laptop and it was working fine then I closed the lid for 15mins to do something and it went to sleep when I opened it back up the keyboard wouldn't work at all. I've tryed all the buttons the only one that works is the power button.I tryed googling but none of the solutions work for me. (I used the on screen keyboard to log in)... My laptop is still fairly new I Don't understand why the keyboard suddenly won't work.













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Answer:Acer Aspire Keyboard not working at all

Hi,If you have an internal battery, disconnect the mains and do a battery reset, only once please and leave the laptop to rest for a while, reconnect and try starting.https://us.answers.acer.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34843/~/acer-internal-battery-reset

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I put my laptop to sleep and when I tried to start the next morning, the keyboard would not let me type in password. Managed to get in via onscreen keyboard.  Tried F F6 option as some have suggested but doesn't work without keyboard. Tried battery reset but so far this hasn't helped.

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(i'm going to try and explain this the best i can)My Acer Aspire E15 laptop's keyboard has stopped working so I'm typing this with an external keyboard. I've only had this laptop it for a little over a year and having the keyboard just stop working is very dissapointing and a little frustrating. Anyway, I was wondering if there was any possibility of getting this repaired, because I've been informed that the keyboards of these laptops are connected to the motherboard in a way that would require getting a whole new motherboard just to replace the keyboard. I don't know if this is true or if there is anyway to repair my keyboard without replacing the whole **bleep** motherboard, so if anyone knows it would be awesome if you could help me out. 

Answer:Acer Aspire E15 keyboard not working?

Not sure where they got that info. However you can replace the keyboard. That does take some doing. But I think a person would most likely replace the whole top part. That is track pad and all. I would say look on eBay for you type and see if they have any.When you take apart you remove power, battery, 14 or 16 screws from the bottom. Remove drive from the bay. Use old credit card to separate the 2 half. Then there is some ribbon cables that would need to be removed carefully. If you got the whole thing. Then put in New one same way you took out old. However if you just got the keyboard you will bee to take out 8 to 10 more screws peeling tape from the ribbon cables and to access the small screws then the keyboard can be removed. For me I would try and find whole top plate would be less work.James

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I'm pretty sure my Aspire PS-131 is an All In One rather than a notebook. Feel free to move this if it's in the wrong place. This morning, seemingly all of a sudden, my PS-131's bluetooth keyboard stopped working. I charged it until the light turned blue, but the tablet no longer registers the keyboard on the Bluetooth screen. Sometimes an Unknown device will appear on the bluetooth screen, but I can't connect to it.  I have no idea what to do and I can't find anything online about it. Has anyone else had this issue? Does anyone else have an idea about where to begin? I've tried contacting Acer's live chat, but the serial number on my tablet isn't verifiable. 

Answer:Acer Aspire P3 keyboard not working

The keyboard just started working again all on its own after being out of commission for 6 hours. I have no idea what happened. 

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I turned on my acer aspire 7250 laptop today and the period key (the key by the right shift button) what do i do (not even the question mark slash key works) i restarted the laptop twice and i even look on acer.com << that period is working because its the other period which is on the numeric right numbers where the num lock is... i think my computer still under standard warranty..
 

Answer:acer laptop keyboard key not working

If the key is not working, then that's a hardware issue. If your laptop is still under a warranty, you should consider sending it for repair.
 

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I can use the keyboard when starting in safe mode but not when windows starts??? The Tried reinstalling the driver but didn't work

Answer:Acer Aspire keyboard is not working

When Safe Mode works properly but Normal Mode does not, it typically means that a driver or some software has just been installed that is interfering with Normal Mode.The types of software that can do that are drivers, antivirus products, third-party firewall products, CD/DVD burning software or virtual CD/DVD software.If you can remember installing anything like that, uninstall it in Safe Mode then restart.

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I have an acer aspire 3650. My keyboard, mouse and usb ports don t  work. The sistem is booting and works, but but i cannot use the keyboard, mouse and usb ports.I tried to to get into Bios with f2, ctrl+alt+esc but i cannot get in.Clear cmos does not helps.I removed HD and everything is the same..Its not working  with an external usb keyboard or mouse...Does anyone knows solution 

Answer:acer 3650 keyboard not working

No error messages or beep codes, prior to boot?Does it boot Windows?Acer Aspire 3650 Service Guide

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I took some of the keys out of my keyboard to clean under them. Powered my laptop back on and the keyboard does not work. Tried using the pinhole 3 times, but no avail. Please help. I cannot get onto my laptop, as I cannot type in the password.

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i have an acer aspire R11. it is only 4months old and rarely used. Turned it on the other day and out of the blue the keyboard and mousepad wont work at all. the mousepad did and I tried to update and restart and then the mousepad wouldnt work either. Could i have accidentally locked it or done something in the setting??? HELP Please!!!













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Answer:acer aspire R11 keyboard not working

Have you tried this: 1. Shut down your laptop2. Disconnect the AC adapter3. Wait few minutes4. Follow this procedureThe battery reset pinhole is located on the bottom of the laptop and marked with this symbol .

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Hey guys, I'm new here, and I want to ask you how to fix it? (the title says it all), it's not even work in the BIOS menu (well i can't even enter it :v)
I'm using windows 7 64-bit, I am typing with my father's laptop. Sorry for my bad english, anyway Thanks.
(And because I'm new here, i don't know if this is in the right or wrong section XD )
 

Answer:Acer Aspire E1-431 Keyboard is not working at all (All key).

Try using the keyboard on another computer and see if it works. If it's a USB keyboard, you should be able to use it on your father's laptop. If NO keys work on EITHER computer, the laptop is most likely ready for the garbage dump. I suppose you could try opening it up and cleaning it, but if it's not a very expensive keyboard I wouldn't even bother. Just replace it.
 

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Can someone please help. ? I replaced a motherboard on my laptop, the keyboard and mouse pad don't work now. when i turn on the laptop I could use the keyboard to go to the BIOS and it works no problem, but when i save and exit from the BIOS nothing works, I have to use a keyboard and mouse connected to the USB to have work on windows.yesterday I reformatted the laptop thinking it might work but nothing...I unplugged and plugged back in and nothing, but i don't think there is a problem with the connection otherwise it wouldn't work when i want to use the BIOSboard # PEW71 LA-6582P REV. 1.0LAPTOP MODEL # ASPIRE 5742Z

Answer:acer aspire R11 keyboard not working

Still using the original Windows version? Try safe mode or set msconfig diagnostic setup to see what happens? Jack E/NJ

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