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W540 - Windows 8 64bit - Fn-Keys not working

Question: W540 - Windows 8 64bit - Fn-Keys not working

Dear Community I have a brand new W540 with Windows 8.1 running. Some Fn-Keys are working, for example Fn+F2 for the volume. But I have some keys which are not working: Fn+F5 or Fn+F6 should change the LCD brightness. Do you know why these keys are not working? All updates are applied (Lenovo and Windows) Regards, Martin













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Answer: W540 - Windows 8 64bit - Fn-Keys not working

Can you change brightness in the Power control panel?
1. from the start screen, type "Power Options"
2. click on Power Options
3. At the bottom of this window, should be a slider control to change the screen brightness. Is it there? Does it work?

See this image for reference

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This just happened to me today. Top row of keys, excluding T and Y, stopped working while the rest are fine. Any leads out there for this one?
 
 
Mod Edit: Edited Subject line to clarify issue.

Answer:W540 - Top letter row of keys not working

Welcome to the Lenovo Community Lahcimm !
 
Try clearing the CMOS.  That procedure can be useful in some situations where there is problem with hardware configuration.  Here is how......
1. Unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Remove the battery. (If removable)3. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 4. Re-install the battery, plug in the charger / adapter if needed and power up the system to see if the problem was resolved.

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Hi

I needed to reinstall Windows 7 on a Satellite L500 but I can't get the FN keys to work. Would anyone here be able to give any ideas on how to get this to work?

cas

Answer:Satellite L500 - How to get FN keys working on Windows 7 64bit?

Hi,

It's pretty easy. Go to the [Toshiba driver page|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp] and download Vap utility and Flashcard support. Then, install Vap and restart your laptop. After that do it for Flashcard support.

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Hi,
I have upgraded my new laptop from Vista to Win7 64 bit, however the function keys do not work and the function keys that display at the top when you press FN does not show anymore. I have installed Utilities and Value Added Package but no success. Any help is apperciated.

Note To Toshiba Team:
Why don't you package all necessary drivers and software in one package after testing them, based on computer model for example in my case Satellite A350-13A, you could make one package for Win7x64 another for Win7x32, etc, instead of leaving us spending days to figure out what to install and where to find it and if it will work or not. Awaiting your feedback.

Regards
Sahm

Answer:Satellite A350-13A Windows 7 64bit Function Keys not working

Some models need the Flash Card Support driver. Have you installed that? (install the Win7 version, not the Vista version)

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Hi,
I have upgraded my new laptop from Vista to Win7 64 bit, however the function keys do not work and the function keys that display at the top when you press FN does not show anymore. I have installed Utilities and Value Added Package but no success. Any help is apperciated.

Note To Toshiba Team:
Why don't you package all necessary drivers and software in one package after testing them, based on computer model for example in my case Satellite A350-13A, you could make one package for Win7x64 another for Win7x32, etc, instead of leaving us spending days to figure out what to install and where to find it and if it will work or not. Awaiting your feedback.

Regards
Sahm

Answer:Satellite A350-13A Windows 7 64bit Function Keys not working

Hi

You need to install the Flash Card support utility additionally to the VAP!!!
The Flash Card support Utility can be found in Satellite L500 driver area for example.
After installation if Flash Card support Utility reboot the unit once again and then check the functionality.

Greets

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For the 4th time, the W540 keyboard has about 7 of its keys stop working. The seven keys are usually on the right hand side and in a group, but could be in any row, and within 1 or 2 columns of each other. Pressing the key does nothing, not even the click in click mode. I am convinced this is not a software problem as I have tried all possible software remedies. I am sure it is due to the keyboard or connection itself. The Shift or Ctrl does not work for these keys either. First time this happened after a year of use, I lost 'P' and '0' among others, and I had to replace the keyboard. A year later on the new keyboard it happened again, but came back after two days. 3rd time was four months later, and I have lost '-', '=', '5', '6', delete, and others. I remapped these. Then again now I lost another bunch including '\', backspace, enter, and others. The original keyboard is a backlit keyboard FRU 04Y2387, ID# 48L16M, Parts # 0C44952, Model # KM BL-105US . Replacement keyboard also backlit and exact replacement. Short of replacing the keyboard, or resetting the keyboard connection and cleaning the contacts, (all tried) what is there to do? Is this a contact problem or keyboard problem? Has happened with two Any help will be of great assistance and will be greatly appreciated. 

Answer:W540 Keyboard - some keys stop working - hardware problem

It sounds like the keyboard, but multiple failures seems odd. I used a W540 for 3 years without issue.
 
I use this site to test keyboards:
 
http://www.keyboardtester.com/

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Dear Members, My Laptop is Thinkpad W540 and currently am running Windows 7 64 bit Professional.Yesterday, out of the blue, On Screen Display Functions stopped working. Symbol of NumslockSymbol for CapslockAll the Function Keys viz. Volume Control, Brightness Control, Wifi, Settings, Search etc Also,Currently Am connected to Wifi, however showing the signal tower its showing the LAN Symbol of small computer.[Which was not the case before] After Going through number of posts on Lenovo Community, I tried below Solutions, However it is still not resolved  1. Change Settings in On-Screen Display of Screen Resolution. [Note: I cannot see any Option to Enable/Disable Capslock or Numslock]. 2. Install Updated Power Manager. [Did. However No use] 3. Installed Hotkey Integration. [Receiving Error stating its not suitable for this product] Request your Help on this.Thank youHetal.   

Answer:On Screen Display for Function Keys and CAPSLOCK, NUMSLOCK are not working for W540

Hi Hetal,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing an issue with OSD and Function keys on your ThinkPad W540.
 
To resolve this issue you have to update Graphic driver, Power manager & Hotkey feature application, however you have mentioned that you are facing issue with installing Hotkey feature application. So I suggest you to run ThinkVantage system update utility application, this will search for all the latest drivers and application for your system.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Odd, today I get an update option using Thinkvantage tools for Windows 7 Update Module KB2720599 64bit.  Yet when installing, it tell me it's not for my system. No other explanation.  Any one have this cryptic problem?

Answer:W540 - Windows 7 Update Module KB2720599 64bit

I have the same issueW540, Windows 7/64  

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Small problem, reloaded Win 7 64 bit, now there is a problem with my FN keys not working,

please assist, no cd came with notebook

Answer:Tecra A11 - FN keys are not working running Win 7 64bit

I presume you have installed own Win7 version, right?
You need to install Toshiba value added package. This package contains several tools and one of them is ?flash cards?. Install also flash cards support utility if this tool is available on Toshiba download page.

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Answer:W540 - Win 7 64 - Turn off the display, but keep the W540 working d/l data

http://kev009.com/wp/projects/lcdoff/Pin this to your taskbar or put it on your desktop.

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What is the secret here?  I'm a big macro user, and we have a Mickey Mouse calculator key and other neubie keys. Can we assign new functions to these keys? I need a hot WiFi off key in one stroke, no Yes/No or other options.  Just hit that key, and WiFi is off immediately.  Can we do this with this Workstation??? Thank you for any words of wisdom.

Answer:W540 - Programmable Fn keys

AFAIK, there is no way to change the actions of the Fn keys, as those are set in the driver, and the hotkey software doesn't have a customize option.
 
In the old version, the Fn keys just ran an executable, so to change the function, you just place in a different executable. I don't know if they have changed this functionality in the new version, but the .exe files are still here on the hotkey software on my W530. 
 
as for the calculator button, those might be programmable, but it doesn't appear to be so.

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My main database is Lantica's 'Sesame'.  I make full use of macros and Function keys (similarly in my Access dashboards), albeit I'm more comfortable in Sesame. As a Workaround for the default W540 Workstation's useless dedicated key tops for playing and surfing, does anyone know of a third party key top replacement manufacturer, so I can replace and easily see the industry standard Fn keys? As an aside, today I installed on a test basis the new Java 7 v67, and so far the Lenovo utilities do not choke.  One workaround taken care of.  

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Experiencing the same problem with Windows 8, downloaded and installed the latest drivers. No luck. 

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Hi I have done a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro 64bit and have installed the Funtion Keys Integration. But I can't turn the wireless off using the Funtion Button and most of the funtions buttons don't work the only ones that do are the Brightness and sounds works correctly when using the function buttons. Anyone come across the issue. Matthew

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Hallo, i noticed, if I shut down my W540 in Win 8.1 regulary that Windows won't start up again - it stucks on the Lenovo splash screen (uefi activated). Disabling the "fast startup" which is recommended will help and windows will boot every time but needs much more time. Is anyone else having this issue?

Answer:W540 - Windows 8.1 Hybrid Boot not working

Check the event log for anything related. Do you run any other operating systems or non-standard bootloaders?

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Answer:w540 How do you reverse the hotkeys back to the function keys without Fn

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
On my newer ThinkPads, pressing the Fn key and tapping ESC turns on FnLk (small LED on the key lights up) and the F keys then invoke F1, F2, etc.
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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I'm trying to start an application by pressing an assigned shortcut key combination, but nothing happens.
Maybe it has something to do with some of the TOSHIBA utilities installed on the laptop?

Answer:Shortcut keys doesn't work on Satellite L755-18Z - Windows 7 64bit

Can you please tell us which key combination and which application you want to start?

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Answer:W540 Fingerprint Reader not working upon waking from sleep for windows login

Odd, it works correctly on my ThinkPad W540.Can you share the following info?- Model number (MTM)- Operating system- Finger Print Reader (installed version number)- BIOS version
 
Also read this, any chance you have Windows 7?http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=115090
 
Also read this for a possible solution:
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/W540-Fingerprint-Reader-Fails-after-sleep-or-...

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Answer:SL500 Fn Keys and Volume adjustment keys / Lenovo Care buttons are not responding / working.

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Hello,

1) i am asking for your help about installing my Fn keys drivers for my Satellite A200 14 D PSAECE laptop.
My OS is Windows XP and i have Bitdefender Internet Security 2009 .
From the download page of Toshiba drivers i got all drivers for my laptop (36 of all - or close), but from the many Xp reinstalations i have done on my laptop, only one time all Fn keys worked when pressing Fn+key and the corresponding icons appeared on my display. I have read some forum topics and i understand there is a problem about the order in which i have to install them ( i already installed them all but it is not working ), so i need someone to tell me which are the drivers for Fn keys only and in which order to install. Please do not forget that i can deactivate my Bitdefender but not uninstall .

2) the same problem with the preset buttons above the keys - On-Off, Internet, Media Player, Play-Stop-Rewind, i need the exact driver and the order.

Thank you for your time :)
Sorry if this question is already answer in the forum somewhere, but i could not get this exact answer.

Answer:Satellite A200-14D PSAECE - Fn keys not working & other function keys

Hi

I remember that the BIOS should be updated to the Win XP version on Satellite A200 series.
There are two different BIOS versions and depending on the installed (Vista or Win XP) the right version should be used.

But there are many FN buttons which needs additional installation of different tools.
For example the Touch Pad On/Off Utility should be installed to use the FN+F9 buttons.

Furthermore you should install the Controls Driver 2.49.2.5C and Controls 3.22.2701 in order to get the Toshiba Control buttons functionality.

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Hey Everyone

Started typing on my internal laptop keyboard today and reliased that mainly keys a b and n were not working.
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Its probably best to try and buy a new one off e-bay, but before I do this does anyone else have any suggestions?

Also interesting, a b and n seems to be a popular combination of keys for other toshiba laptops that don't seem to be working... (Using a USB keyboard atm to type which works fine)

Thanks

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Hey Everyone

Started typing on my internal laptop keyboard today and reliased that mainly keys a b and n were not working.
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Its probably best to try and buy a new one off e-bay, but before I do this does anyone else have any suggestions?

Also interesting, a b and n seems to be a popular combination of keys for other toshiba laptops that don't seem to be working... (Using a USB keyboard atm to type which works fine)

Thanks

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Answer:Fn keys and Thinkvantage keys not working post system update XP R61

When you ran System Update and selected ThinkPad Power Manager 1.30, it should have also selected THinkPad Power Manager Driver 1.44 (which you have) AND ThinkPad Hotkeys Features Setup 2.07.1003.
 
Try running System Update again and see if this package is available, it should be. Install it and see if this helps.
 
If not, ge **bleep** by manual download and install --> http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-68000

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Hello,Having a problem with my laptop keyboard where the hotkey function buttons have suddenly stopped working as they used to. Pressing any of the hot keys results in an f1-12 rather than the previous function of changing volume, toggling keyboard lights and changing brightness etc. This happened around the time of me installing some new drivers for an audio interface so may be related to that. Ive tried going into the BIOS and toggling the hotkey option on and off, and installing hp quick launch software but nothing has worked so far. Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks in advance - C. Hounslow

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I have an ASUS F554LD-XX630H.

Answer:Windows 10 certain keys not working.

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I am using my Aspire ES1-131 (Windows 10) and suddenly all my Fn keys not working. Volume up/down, brightness etc. Tried refreshing the system but still remains the same. Seen some comments on enabling "acer launch manager" but apparently windows 10 doesn't support it? Any solution will be very appreciated as now I can't use any feature of the Fn keys... Thanks!

Answer:All Fn keys not working in Windows 10

Eddyeddy, Sometimes a BIOS update can help solve issues with Fn keys.  I'm not sure if that will help though as I don't have your computer model. http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers

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So I've had Windows 10 for a while now, but suddenly my ''e'' and ''3'' key stopped working.
I tried updating it through device manager, and I tried to do the little filter keys thing, after which it worked for like 30 minutes, but then it stopped working again.
I have an ASUS F554LD-XX630H.

Answer:Windows 10 certain keys not working.

As those keys are close together I wonder if the keyboard contacts have got damaged in some way by dirt or liquid getting under the keys.

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Hi all, I have the Acer Aspire V5-571 laptop, and whilst I know that Windows 10 is not officiailly supported by Acer on this laptop, what I am about to explain used to work perfectly well on Windows 10 when I did an upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10 last year. Now I have done a clean installation of Windows 10, they do not work. Basically the FN key only works for certain functions like volume and brightness and that's it - nothing else. I want to be able to use it for the other FN functions like the music controls for example. As I said, these FN keys worked fine in Windows 10 before November, when I formatted the machine and decided to do a clean installation of Windows 10. Now they do not work and I was wondering what I need to install to get them going, and if anybody could point me in the right direction? Thanks!

Answer:FN keys not all working on V5-571 - Windows 10

Hi,You could try reinstalling the keyboard diver, expand Keyboards in Device manager, right click Standard PS/2, Properties, in driver tab Uuninstall it, reboot and let Windows install the driver, I'm not sure it will solve the problem but worth a try.

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thanks.
 

Answer:Windows 8 64bit IE 10 app not working

1. when you switch to apps - from desktop by pressing windows key on keyboard.
DO YOU have IE on your start menu
OR are you then right clicking on a blank area and clicking on all apps and then opening from there

2.When you say it does not connect - is that a message, as depending on how it has been used it only opens on a blank screen, but at the bottom you should see the IE symbol and the bar

Please see my screenshot - that bar is at the bottom of the page I have copied and pasted only the bar
 

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Hi,

Just got into the flavour of windows 7 for a couple of days and I'm lovin' it.

Now, I installed Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus 64 bit on my system. Then I tried to use the Mathtype plugin 6.6a, but I cannot make it to work.

What I've done so far:

1. Installed MS Office 2010 Professional Plus 64bit successfully.
2. Installed Mathtype 6.6a successfully.
3. Copied the following files in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\STARTUP
C:\Program Files\Math Type\MathPage\MathPage.wll
C:\Program Files\Math Type\Office Support\MathType Commands 6 For Word.dotm
C:\Program Files\Math Type\Office Support\WordCmds.dot
What is the error I am getting?

1.When I open MS Word, there is a macro warning (as usual) and when I "Enable Content", the following error screen pops up:

2. When I press "OK", I get the following error screen:

3. The "Help" button shows me the following windows7 help:

Is it possible to integrate the add-in to the MS Office 2010?

Answer:MathType add-in not working for 64bit MS Office 2010 64bit

We at Design Science are working on 64-bit office compatibility for MathType. However, the current version is not recommended for use with Office 2010. More importantly, Microsoft doesn't even recommend installing 64-bit Office, even on 64-bit Windows, unless you really, really need it. See 64-bit editions of Office 2010.

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I recently bought a Toshiba NB200-136 and everything worked fine.

Flash cards on top/bottom of the screen work with Space, ESC and F1 to F8 keys, the rest of function buttons work without showing the cards. Lately the cards stopped showing and I cannot use the Fn + Space, ESC, F1-F8 keys (there's just no reaction), though the rest of buttons work with Fn and the LED is always lit when the Fn is pressed.

I reset Flash Cards, checked and changed their settings few times and they work only if I choose 'Allow the mouse to bring up the cards' option. Even then they don't appear when I press Fn and the functions work only when I click one of the cards.

The problem appeared after (though I'm not sure if immediately) such situation:
I clicked Start -> Shut down and closed the lid. When I opened it the next morning I saw an empty list of programs that wouldn't shut down (it happens quite often, but it's off top). I clicked 'Cancel' or 'Force shut down' but it didn't work so I pressed the Power Button for 5 secs to turn the computer off. I noticed the Fn problem after turning it on and it didn't disappear after resets.

I think the problem appeared before but disappeared after reset so I ignored it.

I'll be thankful for your help.

Answer:NB200 Windows 7 Fn key not working with ESC and F1 to F8 keys

Any time that you force Windows to stop instead of letting it shut down normally (sometimes you have to shut it off), you may have lost clusters of data that interfere with the proper operation of Windows. So I suggest you start up and run scandisk and make sure you check the box for fixing problems. The other box doesn't need to be checked unless you suspect bad sectors on the hard drive and it takes a long time so I recommend only checking the one box for finding and fixing errors.

Let us know if this worked and the problem is fixed.

Good luck.

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I'm having a keyboard issue.

- Ok so I have an Acer Aspire V5-471G laptop. N its currently running windows 10 and I downloaded the anniversary update in september(not sure, don't remember exactly).
- But after the second week of October(i think) certain keys on my keyboard have just stopped working for no reason at all.
- Specifically the letters:- W, E, R, Y and the TAB key and recently I noticed the Windows Key is also not working.
- They do not work at all and nothing happens when I press these keys.

- As far I know the rest of the keys are working fine coz I did an online keyboard test(or maybe some key I dont use aren't working n I missed it)
- I don't know if the keys have stopped working bcoz of downloading the anniversary update or something else.
- I have tried removing the keys and cleaning under them with a soft-haired paintbrush coz I thought maybe there was dust under them that was obstructing the working of the keys but that dint change anything n keys were still not working after cleaning under them..

- Also 2 days after I found this problem, I did a system restore to a restore point that I had created about 5-7 days ago(in the restore point I created, everything including the keys was working fine thats y I decided to use the system restore). But that dint work either, the sys restore rolledback some updates but that was all; the keys were still not working..
- And so afterwords I decided to look for answers on the net but I dint find anything helpful. I... Read more

Answer:Certain keys not working on keyboard(Windows 10)

Plug in another keyboard and try that. If you haven't got one go to an Internet Caf? and plug in one of theirs.

Then you'll know if it is a hardware problem with your laptop keyboard (sounds like it is).

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hello 
I've wanted this help for like 3 days form now... there are some keys not working on my keyboard such as (w s t x ' ) idk if there is more keys but...
sometimes the keys works when i hold them for some seconds but i checked my filter keys and they were off
so please help me asap !!!
this problem happened to me i upgraded to windows 8
help pls

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The control keys on my Y40-70 always work initially after a reinstall, but following my first reboot, they no longer work. I've tried reinstalling my OS, upgrading to Windows 10, reverting back to 8 and reinstalling my keyboard drivers. I've heard that the functionality might be tied to the Lenovo bloatware that came on the Windows 8.1 version that shipped with the machine, but I quickly removed that OS version after it arrived and I have not been able to find a download of the Lenovo Windows 8.1 image. Does anyone have any advice?

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After a reinstall of windows my fn keys do not all work, some do but the small icon that used to appear that shows the fn button process whilst using it does not come up either

What driver do I need to reinstall?

Thanks in advance

Answer:FN keys not working after Windows reinstallation

You should install Vap utility and flash card support, then

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

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I'm having a keyboard issue.

- Ok so I have an Acer Aspire V5-471G laptop. N its currently running windows 10 and I downloaded the anniversary update in september(not sure, don't remember exactly).
- But after the second week of October(i think) certain keys on my keyboard have just stopped working for no reason at all.
- Specifically the letters:- W, E, R, Y and the TAB key and recently I noticed the Windows Key is also not working.
- They do not work at all and nothing happens when I press these keys.

- As far I know the rest of the keys are working fine coz I did an online keyboard test(or maybe some key I dont use aren't working n I missed it)
- I don't know if the keys have stopped working bcoz of downloading the anniversary update or something else.
- I have tried removing the keys and cleaning under them with a soft-haired paintbrush coz I thought maybe there was dust under them that was obstructing the working of the keys but that dint change anything n keys were still not working after cleaning under them..

- Also 2 days after I found this problem, I did a system restore to a restore point that I had created about 5-7 days ago(in the restore point I created, everything including the keys was working fine thats y I decided to use the system restore). But that dint work either, the sys restore rolledback some updates but that was all; the keys were still not working..
- And so afterwords I decided to look for answers on the net but I dint find anything helpful. I... Read more

Answer:Certain keys not working on keyboard(Windows 10)

Plug in another keyboard and try that. If you haven't got one go to an Internet Caf? and plug in one of theirs.

Then you'll know if it is a hardware problem with your laptop keyboard (sounds like it is).

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Hi there, I am using a Lenovo N200 (0769). I installed Windows 7 Professional, 32 bit. I installed all important Windows updates first (not the optional drivers of which some are for the N200 hardware). Then I installed Lenovo System Update 4 (I wasn't aware that it is meant to be used only for ThinkPads). This System Update application, in the end, didn't install anything except the System Interface Driver. Then I installed almost all of these optional drivers from the Windows 7 Update functionality, so that I can fully use my graphics card, etc. I also installed Lenovo Care (the 32 bit Vista version, it does work though) However, I still have the following questions: 1) Are there any touch pad drivers you can recommend? I want to change some settings. Right now, the touchpad does work, it is being recognized as a PS/2 mouse, but I cannot set it up correctly 2) How do I get the function keys to work? Please note that the hotkey driver (6jvu34ww.exe) does N O T work. I repeat, this driver is a lie, as in bloatware, as in worthless . When starting setup, it shows me that the On Screen conponent is installed. Note that most of the function keys do work, but some don't. The ones that don't work and are actually useful are: F4 (go to standby), F5 (WiFi controls), F7 (presentation settings), F12 (hibernate). Any hints what I did wrong? Oh, the Lenovo Care button does NOT start Lenovo care either. I have to manually start Lenovo Care. Why is that ?&nb... Read more

Answer:Function keys not working under Windows 7

Hi, there. Just to say I have also seen this behaviour and I have an SL400, so this doesn't seem to be an issue specific to the hardware, but to the driver.  I'm running Windows 7 x64 now, and also happened with Windows Vista x64.  Hence I'll post on ThinkVantage technologies forum. Regards

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OK.. I have Intel Pentium ..
And I had 4GB RAM ... and I install the win 10 32bit. .. recently I reading the 32bit no access to all size RAM only 2.89GB ... I'm feel bad for it.. and quickly I dawnload 64bit form Win10 ...and burn it to USB..
During the installation .. I occur the problem STYLE harddisk 64bit needed the GPT style .. I'm converted from MBR to GPT .. and successful installation .... and everything is nice .. but and strange event .. when I turn off the Laptop .. THE DISPLAY ONLY OFF .. THE LED AND FAN WORKING ALSO DRIVER (CD-ROM) AND HARDDISK .... when I formatting again to 32bit .. it's working 100% !!!!

I'm testing for my CPU if allow 64bit for INTEL site ..it's really allowed !! Please help me .. I'm try and have a 20 days to solved it .. PLEASE

Answer:Windows 10 64bit can't working with my laptop

Hi, you only need a 64bit OS when you have more than 4Gb RAM - or if you plan to add more RAM of course.

Perhaps your thinking about 2.89Gb comes from part of your RAM being shared with a video card, or used by integrated graphics.

For example see
Clearing up the 32/64-bit memory limit confusion | ZDNet

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I just downloaded Combofix and ran it. I got an error saying that I was running Windows 2000 and the software could not work on Win2K.  i am currently running Window 8.1 with all updates on a Lenovo ideapad with Core i7-4500u CPU @ 1.8Gig and 8G of memory. When I run Malwarebytes then HitMan Pro, neither finds any problems. However, my Browser Chrome Version 39.0.2171.71 m, is running extremely slowly which is usually a sign of it being hijacked. Hence my decision to try and run Combofix. Can anyone out there help me diagnose what's wrong with my laptop? Just let me know what files to upload. Rick York

Answer:Combofix not working on Windows 8.1 64bit

This topic will be moved to another area -
 
Please note that ComboFix is not designed to run on a Windows 8.1 unit, also if you are infected it can do more harm than good. If you are infected, please read below.
For general ComboFix details please see ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here
 
 
You can post to Am I Infected for a first opinion, or follow directly as below. There can be a wait of a few days if the Experts get very busy.
 
Please follow the instructions in the Malware Removal and Log Section Preparation Guide starting at Step 6.
If you cannot complete a step, then skip it and continue with the next.
In Step 6 there are instructions for downloading and running DDS which will create two logs. Note: Windows 8.1 Users will not be able run DDS and create a log
When you have done that, Copy and Paste your logs in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs forum, NOT here, for assistance by the Malware Response Team.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log(s) along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. If you cannot produce any of the required logs or you're using Windows 8.1, then still start the new topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happened when you tried to create them. A member of the Malware Removal Team will walk you thro... Read more

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I have a couple of XP Pro keys bought many years ago I have been using when I dual boot into windows (my primary OS is Linux)

Will these keys work with the X86-64 version of XP or would I need to purchase a new license?

I have no interest in spending money on Vista and no longer believe in pirating these things...

Thanks,
Matt
 

Answer:32bit XP keys work with 64bit XP?

They use different keys, so you can't use a 32-bit key for 64-bit and vice versa.
 

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Both of my shift keys have stopped working and i cant use upper and lower case with shift or use special characters with shift.  Have read other suggestions by checking on active sticky keys, which are off. Need help and instruction on how to fix problem or any other suggestion. Please and thank you, Edgar.

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Good day sir! I am using Envy Msix touchsmart. As you can see I can't type the number six or any number because my  keyboard is not working properly. Function keys are not working also. Can you tell me how to fix this problem? I will thank you in advance. 

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I have a Commodore Laptop (Argentina) and all the keys that have a FN function attached to them do not work as their normal function any more - this happened after lending the laptop to my kids....

I think it may be FN lock, but can-t find any way to unlock it.

Any ideas please.

Many thanks.

Answer:Keys that have FN functions on them not working as normal keys

Check the Manual on the model's Support Downloads webpage for key combo to unlock: http://www.ehow.com/how_4968993_unlo...ey-laptop.html

Try updating or reinstalling the hotkeys driver from the model's Support Downloads webpage. Driver Install - Device Manager

While there look also for any downloadable fixes for these key functions or related.

It may also be disabled in msconfig>Startup. You can google the listings there to see what they're for. Normally you only need your AV checked and the rest are freeloaders, but some models require hotkey software to be running at startup if it provides anciliiary functions like backlighting, function toggling, etc.

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I inadvertantly switched on sticky keys. I have since switched it off but my backspace, arrow keys and Fn keys no longer work
 

Answer:backspace and arrow keys and Fn keys not working

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A little info: I have a yoga 3, windows 8 computer. I think it's running 8.1 currently. My keyboard has a top row of keys that are usually the F keys. They are also brightness and volume adjusting keys. They seem to be primarily volume etc with the F keys in orange as a secondary use. Today after having support help me with some issues it was changed so that the F keys are the primary button and the volume, brightness, as well as the escape button don't respond. I know I saw at one point in the settings a place where I could change the keyboard to either use the F keys or the command keys as the primary key but I can't find that place again. Does anyone know how I can switch back my keyboard to using the volume, brightness, and escape button again?  Also one more question,When I swipe from the right and click settings to see the brightness there is a little screen picture with a lock on it. So it says the brightness is locked but when I go into my settings it says that the auto brightness is on. Not sure what the deal is with that and how do I change it? Thank you very much.

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i upgraded windows 8 to windows 10.now the mouse cursor and keyboard function keys is not working ..please give me a good solution

Answer:Why aren't my mouse cursor and keyboard function keys working since I updated Windows 8 to Windows 10?

Update your mouse & keyboard drivers. Issue should go away after update.

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I'm having a keyboard issue.
- Ok so I have an Acer Aspire V5-471G laptop. N its currently running windows 10 and I downloaded the anniversary update in september(don't remember).
- But after the second week of October(i think, can't remember) certain keys on my keyboard have just stopped working for no reason at all.
- Specifically the letters:- W, E, R, Y and the TAB key and recently I noticed the Windows Key is also not working.
- They do not work at all and nothing happens when I press these keys.
- As far I know the rest of the keys are working fine coz I did an online keyboard test(or maybe some key I dont use aren't working n I missed it)
- I don't know if the keys have stopped working bcoz of downloading the anniversary update or something else.
- I have tried removing the keys and cleaning under them with a soft-haired paintbrush coz I thought maybe there was dust under them that was obstructing the working of the keys but that dint change anything n keys were still not working after cleaning under them..
- Also 2 days after I found this problem, I did a system restore to a restore point that I had created about 5-7 days ago(in the restore point I created, everything including the keys was working fine thats y I decided to use the system restore). But that dint work either, the sys restore rolledback some updates but that was all; the keys were still not working..
- And so afterwords I decided to look for answers on the net but I dint find anything helpful. I d... Read more

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Well, I upgrade my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and had to rollback the upgrade because some of my laptop's fn keys wasn't working. Only volume and brightness worked. Anyone knows how this can be fixed? The same thing happened when I updated my Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 but I think it was solved with a driver update. I tried to install the latest driver version but nothing changed.

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Hello.

Installed Dual Boot with
* genuine Vista,
* Seven RC1 64.

All drivers are OK on Seven 64 (some require to accept Vista compatibility mod to work properly - ALPS Touchpad for example), excepted the Value Add Package :
* no Flash Cards.
* front panel buttons work fine. Excepted the Dolby button which does not work (bip, but nothing else).
* Fn Keys partially work :
bq. - Sound volume, brightness and some other basic functions (Caps and num lock, etc) are well recognized by Seven. \\ - Sound ON/OFF, Standby & Sleep modes, switch video panel/external, touchpad ON/OFF don't work.
Tried the usual trick (uninstall VAP, reboot and clean, reboot and reinstall, then reboot), but nothing more.
I'm using the latest available BIOS update.

When looking in msconfig, I've seen that an executable, HSON, islaunched at startup, but is never visible in the process list (even having choosen "Show all users processes"). Is it normal (as it can launch services/dll then stop) or not ? I've tried all compatibility modes (XP SP2, XP SP3, Vista) and/or Admin rights, but it is still not launched (or close automatically)...

Does anybody with Vista 64 have known the same problem ? Or : does anyone with Vista 64 have all Fn Keys working ?
Any idea ?

Thanks.

Answer:Qosmio F50 - Fn Keys not working properly on Windows 7

Hi!

For the FN keys, flash cards, illumination buttons and all these special function keys you need the Toshiba Value Added Package.

So it?s a little bit confusing but do you have a problem with Windows 7 or Vista x64?

I assume that the VAP is not working properly on Windows 7 because it?s not designed for this OS and there is no VAP available as yet for Windows 7, just for Vista.

If you have some problems on Vista 64 I can recommend this thread:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=165724&#165724
The user ?Raver? did post an interesting workaround and maybe this thread is also interesting for you.
Check this!!

Bye

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System: T61 7662 CTO, Windows XP It's been a few months now and there's no new update to solve my problem. I have looked around the forum. I have found similar problems but not exactly the same problem. Ever since the last patch of update, the "ThinkVantage" key and most of the Fn Keys don't work. The non-functional Fn-keys include "Fn+F2, F3, F5, F7, F8, F9." The funny thing about Fn+F7 is that the screen flashes, but the normal display choices are not shown, and it goes back to normal display. On the contrary, the volume and brightness keys are functional and are properly displayed. Also, Fn+F4 (sleep) and wake-up by Fn+Enter works. Fn+Space (magnification) works too. I've also tried other successful solutions from other cases in this forum, but they all failed in my case. These includes:updating to the newest driversInstalling Lenovo System Interface Driveruninstalling and reinstalling in some kind of sequenceReverting the Hotkey back to the previous driver Thanks. 

Answer:Fn Keys or Hotkeys not working on T61 with Windows XP since last update

I've too this problem, but more, my sound mute wasn't worked (for deblock, but it can block it few second before...) 5 days in 5-6 instalation of three version of winxp: winxp ru x64 sp2, winxp es/ru sp3 x32. eventually I've found and ran "TPOSDSVC.exe" in instalation directory and it give an opportunity  deblocking the sound volume!!!!!!!!!!!! and I don't need more functions  volume levels and brightness adjustment worked well without OSD (before I ran TPOSDSVC.exe) and with OSD. and now I don't know worked this bustered sound driver in winxp x64.





ThinkPad T61 7664

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The multimedia keys (play/pause, next, eject,...) on my HP keyboard are not working, the only keys that do work are the three volume keys. Also I have a media center remote that came with my computer that does work for all the functions including play/pause. Can anyone help me fix the media keys on my keyboard?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 RC: Media Keys on HP Keyboard Not Working

My DV9000 is having the same problem








  
Quote: Originally Posted by RSK24


The multimedia keys (play/pause, next, eject,...) on my HP keyboard are not working, the only keys that do work are the three volume keys. Also I have a media center remote that came with my computer that does work for all the functions including play/pause. Can anyone help me fix the media keys on my keyboard?

Thanks in advance.

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I have had this windows 8 laptop for half a year now. I didn't have any problems with it until AFTER the 30 day warranty expired. My issue is the right parenthesis key, the underscore key, and the question mark key stop working every now and then and it is getting more and more frequent. I haven't done anything to this laptop at all, It hasn't been dropped, hit, spilled upon or anything. Is there any way I can fix this issue without spending a ridiculous sum of money to get it taken apart?

Answer:Some of the keys on my windows 8 laptop stop working

Any help would be much appreciated. :]

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Hi , all of a sudden R N V comma and space bar keys are not working on my samsung , any idea whether that's sth to do with settings or other problem?
Many Thanx

Answer:R N V comma & space bar keys not working on Windows 8

No I dont think so. Maybe you need to clean the keyboard physically.

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hi
i'm reinstalling windows xp

have the cd and everything but when i'm at the blue screen that says to accept the liscence agreement with the f-8 key the f-8 key is not working

any ideas? please help need to get my desktop working!
 

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I am working on an SCCM Operating System Deployment on an HP ProBook 650 G2 of Windows 10 Education 64-Bit. I have all the drivers from: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=8430741&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4192 I can not, for the life, me get the Brightness funtion keys to work. The sounds works fine, I have installed chipset drivers, video drivers, and HP Keyboard drivers. I am having no luck getting this working. Flashed the BIOS even. Nothing. Any ideas?

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hello! I bought hp probook 450 g4. Brightness keys are not working Help  please!

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I'm no longer able to use the brightness shortcut keys after I've installed the Lenovo power management tool in Windows 8 on a Ideapad U300s. When the Lenovo power management tool is NOT installed on the system, pressing the shortcut keys brings up the Windows UI in the upper left hand corner of the screen and the display bridghness is adjusted accordingly.   However, as soon as the Lenov PM software is installed, the Windows brightness indicator shows up ONCE and I can no longer adjust the brightness with the shortcut buttons. 

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Hello,

I am having a trouble with my laptop, the fn keys are not working.
I had this problem before, but when I reinstalled Windows 7 they worked again. Sadly after some updates I had the same problems as before.
I think it is really annoying, because now I have to go to the taskbar to dim my screen for example.

I already tried to reinstall the drivers, but they didn't work.
Does someone know how to fix this?

Thanks in advance,

Balco

Answer:Satellite A350D-20K - FN keys not working Windows 7

Have you tried to remove preinstalled Toshiba Value Added Package and install latest version from Toshiba download page?

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So I just have to deal with it always being too bright then

Answer:Re: Brightness function keys not working after windows 7

If you want to keep it on W7, you do. There are probably other issues with the graphics as well since there is no driver, such as hardware acceleration being disabled.

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Hi everyone,

Im new here and registered because i am at a total loss

I recently aquired Windows 7 Installation cd and tried to install it o n my CPU:

Processor: AMD Athlon x2 2.60 GHz
Motherboard: Biostar A690M2+
VGA: Sapphire Radeon HD 4670
GRAM: 2x 2GB RAM

Now the problem is that the 32bit version of windows 7 works flawless with my system but the 64bit just wont work with my HD 4670...

I found out that its the HD 4670 because i tried installing windows 7 64bit with minimal RAM and onboard VGA. Then i put the pieces together 1 by 1 and booted windows to test which piece was the culprit...
After i put the HD 4670 in for the first time Windows 7 64Bit boots normally, but once it recognizes the VGA and installs a driver, after i reboot it hangs at the startup and gives me a Bluescreen with an unreadable error message, its unreadable because it rebooots too fast for me to actually read the Bluescreen message

I tried booting in safemode and disabling the HD 4670 in device manager, using driver sweeper and then installing the newest drivers but same result, after i reboot windows would restart itself on startup and give me Bluescreen

Pls note that it works fine in 32bit and that im a total CPU noob so pls refrain from any shortterms

Thanks in Advance

Answer:Windows 7 64bit not working with my Radeon HD4670

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Hungie


Hi everyone,

Im new here and registered because i am at a total loss

I recently aquired Windows 7 Installation cd and tried to install it o n my CPU:

Processor: AMD Athlon x2 2.60 GHz
Motherboard: Biostar A690M2+
VGA: Sapphire Radeon HD 4670
GRAM: 2x 2GB RAM

Now the problem is that the 32bit version of windows 7 works flawless with my system but the 64bit just wont work with my HD 4670...

I found out that its the HD 4670 because i tried installing windows 7 64bit with minimal RAM and onboard VGA. Then i put the pieces together 1 by 1 and booted windows to test which piece was the culprit...
After i put the HD 4670 in for the first time Windows 7 64Bit boots normally, but once it recognizes the VGA and installs a driver, after i reboot it hangs at the startup and gives me a Bluescreen with an unreadable error message, its unreadable because it rebooots too fast for me to actually read the Bluescreen message

I tried booting in safemode and disabling the HD 4670 in device manager, using driver sweeper and then installing the newest drivers but same result, after i reboot windows would restart itself on startup and give me Bluescreen

Pls note that it works fine in 32bit and that im a total CPU noob so pls refrain from any shortterms

Thanks in Advance


Choose "Disable automatic restart on system failure" from the same menu where you chose to enter Safe Mode. Copy... Read more

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Hi,

After months of patience and following the drivers-info on the Toshiba website,i found it was time to replaced my Vista32 Ultimate with Windows7 Ultimate. It seemed that all drivers now have a 64bit version working under Windows 7, the missing drivers/software could be replace with the Vista 64bit versions. Unfortunately i got some problems with the TOSHIBA PCI DVB-T/Analog TV Hybrid Tuner.

Just searched a couple of ours for a sollution to the TOSHIBA PCI DVB-T/Analog TV Hybrid Tuner (x64) problem with Windows 7. In hardware manager it shows an yellow triangle with an exclamation mark, telling me that there is a problem with the device. Via properties i get an error with code(39).

I have downloaded the drivers from the Toshiba website which returns the following files:
tisdbt1a64.cab
TISDBT1A64.inf
TISDBT1A64.sys
and an additional 'setISDBTDriverParameters'-regkey.

1) When i try to replace the drivers by via the properties in devicemanager, i get a message back that the best drivers are already installed and there is no better driver found.

2) Install manually
There are no instructions to install the downloaded files, nor the regkey. When i try to install the 'inf' file with rightclick, i get a installationerror the the selected inf-file does not suppoert this installationmethod.

3) When i try to use 'install old hardware', the system ends in blue screen when driver is selected and installed. After booting the system again falls into blue scr... Read more

Answer:Qosmio G40: TV Tuner not working in Windows 7 64bit

Which BIOS Version do you have installed?

Does the tuner work with the factory installation of Windows? (Run Toshiba Recovery from your Recovery Disc)

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I have a problem here since I bouth this computer a year ago.
I don't understand how it is possible that HP does not give an answer...
Did the community find a solution?
Thanks in advance

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Hello,

I have a peculiar problem with aero peek. It sometimes just decides not to work anymore, and only shows labels instead of a preview. This is only temporary, because when I switch between other windows, the aero peek is activated again. I actually reproduced this behavior by switching to this post, and writing for 1-2 minutes. Hovering now only produced labels/tooltips. By switching to another window, aero was "activated" again.

I have tried the "Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects", but Windows couldn't find any problems

Answer:Aero peek on Windows 7/64Bit sometimes not working

Welcome to Sevenforums
Something may be corrupted - try out this tutorial:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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please share me wireless LAN Drivers for mentioned above model laptop..

Answer:Is it working wireless LAN adapter in windows 7 64bit, hp 15...

Hi: You need these W7 wireless and bluetooth drivers for the model wlan card your notebook has... The package contains the Broadcom wireless LAN drivers and utility that are required to enable the integrated Broadcom Wireless LAN Adapter in supported notebooks that are running a supported operating system. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp72501-73000/sp72879.exe This package contains the Broadcom Bluetooth driver and software for supported models that are running a supported operating system. Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver is required to enable Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 devices and is compatible with Broadcom Bluetooth 3.0 and earlier versions. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp72501-73000/sp72617.exe

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I have had a massive HDD failure. I found a spare 250Gb and installed a copy of windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on it. Sadly I don't own windows 8 or 8.1 that my laptop was designed for. So my question is ther anyway to get drivers for this laptop using 7 64bit os? I know I can get the amd apu driver via amd.com but not sure about the rest. Most important one is my wireless and USB 3.0 drivers. But all would be best. I have looked in official drivers but only 8 and 8.1 drivers made for this computer. And as old as it is this is my only option for looking for help. thanks in advance, Alice

Answer:Can I get Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit working on a G7 Laptop?

Try the Windows 7 drivers for the 455 G1 which uses the same processor series and chipset. You will find the AMD chipset and USB 3.0 at least http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5359416&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4059 If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Recently I learned of the free upgrade to windows 10. I was supposed to click on an icon in the task bar that did not appear. I was instructed to check to see if my Window updates were up to date. I went to windows update and it did not function. I followed the update steps listed in the post and had the following results;
Ran SURT, it successfully completed
ran sfc/scannow as Admin, got the following error: 'Windows Resource protection could not perform the requested operation.
Tried windows update, got error 80070246
CBS Folder (zipped) is 36 MB and will not upload. Is there something in the folder that is needed specifically? There are some big .cab files in there. I've zipped and attached the CBS.log file

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
I don't know when update stopped working as I haven't checked it in sometime. Perhaps two months. The update history shows updates to MSIE and not much else.
I have used CCleaner to clean my registry regularly but never saw any bad effects.

Answer:Windows update not working. Win7 64bit

It looks to me like you have registry corruption.
I need to have a look at your COMPONENTS registry hive

Please copy the C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS file (no extension) to your desktop and then compress it - upload the compressed file to your favoured fileshare site (preferably Dropbox or OneDrive) and post a link.

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does someone now if the mic is working in windows 10 enterprise 64bit.the drives sees the microphone, but the microphone is not reacting on any sound.tried with Cortanagoogle   

Answer:hp folio 1020 G1 mic not working in windows 10 64bit

Hi anielk, This guide from HP offers several possible solutions for your issue: LINK I suspect this may be a driver-related issue. Please let me know if this helps, or if you have any questions while going through the guide. Thanks!

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After installing Windows 10 pro my WiFi will not connect. I have tried updating the driver (Ralink RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adaptor) and it tells me its upto date. im assuming this driver is the issue but not sure how i can fix this. My laptop model is: HP Pavilion dv6t-6c00 CTO Notebook, Windows 7 home premium (x64)

Answer:WiFi not working after update to Windows 10 64bit

Hi: The only suggestion I can offer, would be to try the W8 driver for the RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi card your notebook has. I am not surprised that it doesn't work on W10, since there are no W8.1 or W10 drivers for that model card. This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek RTL8188CE wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp59001-59500/sp59181.exe

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After uprading I started searching for thinks that are broken or not even work in Windows 10. I am surprised that the dedicated Windows keys from the keyboard are not working...not all keys but there are two in particular that annoy me. First of all is the search button or the F5, that should launch Cortana but is not working. Second is the dedicated task switching key F9 that isnt working eather. Note: I have an dell Inspiron 15 7000 series laptop and I have upgaded all the drivers to the latest ones for Windows 10 from their site.
I just posted this because I didn't saw a thread about this issue, and it seems that im the only one having the problem. TNX in advance for any help.

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I know a normal windows 7 serial key will work for both the 32 bit or 64bit installation of its respective OS. but is the same with the upgrade version?

If I purchase a win7 pro upgrade 32bit key, will it work for a 64bit install?
 

Answer:win7 upgrade 32bit vs 64bit keys

Nope
 

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Satellite L500-128 - FN keys don't work using Windows 7 x64 OS

Answer:Satellite L500-128 - FN keys don't work Win 7 64bit

Hi

The Sat L500-128 belongs to PSLJ3E series.
The Toshiba European driver page contains all drivers for this unit.

Beside the Value Added Package installation you will need to install the Flash Cards Support Utility v 1.63.0.4.
The Flash Cards controls the FN buttons!

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I have tested the following on 2 identical W540 machines. After installing Windows 8.1, the internal camera is not working. I dont remember if the camera worked before we installed 8.1. I have installed all relevant drivers and updated all windows updates. I have installed all drivers from System update.











Solved!
Go to Solution.

Answer:Camera on W540 is not working

Update, 5 of 7 identical machines have this issue.... I cannot belive its a DOA percentage of over 70% on the cameras........?

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Good afternoon,

I have just upgraded to Windows 10 on my Satellite L500 and have noticed that none of the FN keys are working.
Is there any driver which; A is available and B where can this be downloaded.

Thank you

Answer:Satellite L500 - FN keys not working after windows 10 upgrade

Usually the Win 10 drivers can be downloaded here but only for Win 10 supported units
http://win10upgrade.toshiba.com/swup...spx?region=TEG

Unfortunately, the L500 isn’t listed a Win 10 supported notebook model.
http://win10upgrade.toshiba.com/swup...spx?region=TEG

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Just had an windows update and some keys are not working.

q s d g and a few others.

I know its a driver issue but can anybody point me to which ones I need to change.

Thanks

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Hello Since the update to Windows 10, my multimedia keys (F6, F7 and F8) are not working anymore on my HP Spectre x360. I have found a few posts on this forum and therefore I already tried removing and reinstalling drivers for your touchpad and keyboard, both using this page and using the HP Recovery Manager tool. Nothing helped. http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Spectre-x360-Convertible-PC-Series/7527520/model/7791778/driv... Could you pelase help me? Thank you and best regards fluj

Answer:Multimedia keys not working (HP Spectre x360 with WIndows 10...

Hello @fluj?, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you are having an issue with your Keyboard, and wanted to assist you! Have you tried using the Windows Update, to check for drivers that will work with Windows 10?  You can check this site as well: HP Products - Where Do I Find Windows 10 Drivers and Software for My Model? If you are having trouble installing the drivers, you can use the tool at the following site: Open the Windows Update troubleshooter I did check your product driver page, and I did not see any Keyboard drivers, for Windows 10. It is possible that drivers may not be available for your product.  If you are still having trouble, try using the Go back to an earlier build option, in your System Settings: HP Notebook PCs - Upgrading to Windows 10 Once you are back to your original Operating System, check to see if you are experiencing the same issue. If not, then you may consider holding off on the Windows 10 upgrade for a few weeks, until drivers can be updated. Please let me know if this information was helpful by clicking the thumbs up below. Regards!

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