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The FN button doesn't work on my new Satellite C70D

Question: The FN button doesn't work on my new Satellite C70D

Hello i'm new here :)

i bought a new Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-108 but the Fn button doesnt work. Does somebody know i can fix it? The laptop runs on Windows 8 with a "classic shell".

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Answer: The FN button doesn't work on my new Satellite C70D

Check please settings for ?Function keys mode?. There are two ways to use F keys:
-Special function mode ? use F keys only
-Standard F1 ? F12 mode ? use FN+Fx key

Check the settings please.

By the way: do you use original preinstalled Win8.1 that you got with your machine?

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Hi,
Since I bought my laptop Satellite C70D-B-300 i still having some problems:
1) I cannot turn off the laptop,(the screen turn off but laptop still running), even I cannot close session
2) Start menu and windows apps sometimes I cannot open (if I click nothing happen)
3) 3/4 times a day the laptop get in crash, I cannot do nothing, I need to shut down with power button (press for 10sec) even with ctrl+alt+del doesn't work
4) new problems with windows 10, i cannot open store, sometimes cortana and star menu doesn't work so I need to restart...but I guess is windows problem not toshiba

thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-300 doesn't work properly

There are too many problems.
In my opinion you should reinstall original recovery image and test notebook functionality with “factory settings” again.

Is this an option for you?

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Hello,

I have buy a Satellite C70D-A-11T and pass it on Windows 7 64 bits Home Premium.
I install all the drivers and I haven't any problems.

When I want to connect it to my TV for first time, I discover there is no sound on the TV.
I try to go on the speaker (near the clock of windows), right click, sound, first tab (I think it is "Playback" in english... I have a french Windows) and my device (TV) doesn't appear.

I come back on Toshiba Support website to download the last driver "HDMI Audio driver" for my laptop, I connect the cable, and it appear in the sound properties. I select it as my default device and the sound come right from my TV.

Great !

But when I restart my laptop (with or without the HDMI cable), the TV disappear from the list in the sound properties, the only one solution to recover the sound is to reinstall the HDMI Audio Driver.
If I start the driver installation with the "advanced" option, I have the list of drivers to install and I see all drivers are already installed, but the HDMI Audio Driver will be upgraded... I install it and it work until the next restart.

Could you explain me why the version of the driver don't stay on the system, and how to make it work without reinstall it everyday ?

Thanks a lot for your help.

Stephane

Answer:Satellite C70D-A-11T - Sound doesn't work with HDMI

Anybody here ? :(

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I have problems with rebooting my Satellite C70D-B-108 laptop.
Factory installation doesn't work.

When i want to instal windows 10 i get a error code 0x80080005-0x90016.

vincent

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Can someone help me?
I've format my M30. I've install the drivers from the CD with also the Toshiba console button.
When I open the console window, the TV out, have as last voice, a TV out through I can choose the function for this button.
This menu, don't allow any function "TV out".
When I press the TV out button compare a window with which ask me to associate a function to this button.
Obviously the TV out don't run.

Thanks in advance for every eventual answers.

Ivan79

Answer:Satellite M30 - TV OUT button doesn`t work

Hi

I assume you mean the Toshiba control buttons.
Please go the ?Control Panel? and select the Toshiba controls utility.
There you should find a ?TV out button? which should be set to ?TV out?

I think this should solve your issue.

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Hi. I've got a problem with the FN-button. It doesen't work. When I press the FN-button it should come up something on the screen showing what each FN-button (F1,F2,F3, etc) will do(for example turn on/off Bluetooth, Wlan, etc), but it doesn't. Somebody know why it won't work?

The laptop is a Satellite A300D-15C with swedish version of Windows Vista Home Premium SP2.

Sorry for my bad English. I'm swedish.

Answer:Satellite A300D-15C - FN-button doesn't work

The Toshiba Value Added Package enables FlashCards, so go to the Toshiba website and download TVAP for your model.

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Hi Guys,

I recently bought a Satellite A300-1HV, and while in the store, the salesman showed me that it was possible to turn off the illumination behind the function/media buttons at the top of the keyboard. He seems to do this by simply pressing the first button (the mute button).

When I got the machine home I tried this several times, and it did in fact do as I expected (i.e. turned off the illumination). The manual describes the first button as the 'Mute or LED on/off' button. Later that night I tried the button again, but this time it acted like a mute button, and no longer turns off the illumination. Also, the second button (CD/DVD) no longer seems to function at all, although it does light up when pressed.

I've tried the Toshiba Assist software, and am able to turn off the illumination manually, but the 'Toshiba Button Support' seems to have no affect on either button. I assume that this would allow me to manually configure a program to run when I press one of the two buttons, but no matter what I ask it to run, it does nothing.

It's like there is some piece of software that should be running, driving the keys, that I do not have (or at least no longer have).

Any ideas?

Answer:Satellite A300-1HV: Illumination button doesn't work

Hi

You can turn this back on in BIOS.
You can access this menu by tapping the F2 key while turning the machine on.

Select the Advanced section and turn Illumination LED on.

Cheers

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Hi,

I have this problem with my touchpad. I'm running Vista Business and have my touchpad drivers installed but the Fn key combination for turning it on/off doesn't work. It starts to work when I install value addes package but then my FN brightness key combination doesn't work

What can I do to make all of them work?

Answer:TouchPad On/Off FN button doesn't work on Satellite A200

You must install all stuff listed in ?Installations Instructions? document. Please install all stuff as listed in this document because installations order is very important.

You must understand that using FN keys combination you have influence on several different applications. Touchpad ON/OFF is separately application. ?Flash cards? is separately applications and part of Value Added Package.

Simply install all Toshiba tools and utilities and everything will be ok.

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Hi,

I have a little problem with my A500. When I press the "ECO button" to switch to eco mode and run the Toshiba Eco Utility, I can hear a "bip" but absolutely nothing happens.

I think I know where the problem comes from and how to solve it but I need some informations.
When everything was ok, I ran the Toshiba Assist (for another fan problem) and I found a icon caled "prise en charge des boutons TOSHIBA" which I translate by "TOSHIBA buttons support" or "button settings". Then, to change nothing I clicked on "annuler l'enregistrement" or "cancel the settings" but it actually did erase the previous settings which were the factory settings...

Since then (or around then), my "ECO button" doesn't work...
I precise that when I "manually" switch to eco mode, the button becomes green anyway.

What I would like to find is the original settings of the "TOSHIBA buttons support". But if you have some other propositions to solve my button problem i'm listening to you.

Thank you and (again) sorry for my bad english

Answer:Satellite A500-14Q: ECO button doesn't work anymore

Did you install Windows yourself using a generic Windows Setup Disc?

If you have Vista installed, try installing the Toshiba Value Added Package.

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Guys I need help. Buttons support still doesn't work on my U200-128 Satellite. I have installed the correct TVAP for it which I downloaded on Toshiba website. Also the Dimmer FN key doesn?t work.
I have tried registering the button support for its actions but still don?t work.
Can someone shed a light on this? The original OS for my notebook is XP which I upgraded to Vista. I installed the TVAP vista version on my notebook already.
Please help! :(

Answer:Button support doesn't work on my Satellite U200-128

Hello

At first I must say that I believe you have Satellite Pro and not Satellite model. So the question is: have you really downloaded right stuff for your notebook model.
As I can see you have Satellite Pro U200 with model number PLUA1E. Right?

Anyway, on Toshiba download page there is no much stuff that must be installed for Vista. I just hope you have installed all this stuff in right installations order.
Please try to restart Flash Cards one again. you can do this in start > all programmes > Toshiba > utilities > restart flash cards.

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I have a Sat Pro L20.
When i press the right button on the touchpad, nothing happens. The Left button works fine.
I have checked in the Mouse properties that the left button is set as the primary click and the right button set as secondary click.

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite Pro L20 - right hand button on touchpad doesn't work

Hi

Maybe the touchpad button has a physical malfunction.
But firstly you could try to reinstall the touchpad driver. Check if the reinstallation will change something. But telling the truth; I don?t think that this will solve the problem. Anyway, trying is for free, you know.

But if this will not help so I think you have to replace the touchpad.

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I have problem with my wireless switch. Take a look at this [picture|http://bildr.no/view/591716]. It says "bryterstatus: p?" which translates (poorly) to "switch status: on".

Although, when I press Fn + F8, nothing happens. All the other FN + "random button" hotkeys work though. In other words, I can't connect to my wireless. I know that it works, because I can connect with my iPhone. There's also nothing wrong with the connection, I've tried to deactive / active on and off. Tried to restart my laptop. I've even downloaded new drivers. Nothing seems to work. How can I turn on the switch?

Best Regards,
Miguel Rodrigues

Answer:Satellite Pro L500 - Wireless button doesn't work

Hello Miguel

Has your notebook ?factory settings? or you have changed something?
Have you installed own operating system or notebook still has original preinstalled operating system?
Is WLAN card installed and listed properly in device manager?

WLAN usage is so simple and by ?default? it must work properly. The same principle is on all Toshiba notebooks same. When you want to use WLAN you must move WLAN switch to position ON and use FN+F8 key combination to enable WLAN card. That?s all.

What you can try is to reinstall Value added package?

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Hi professionals and Toshiba fans,

I have a problem with CTRL button. Pressing of this button results in activation of the function CAPS Lock and the functions CTRL-C, CTRL-V, CTRL-F etc. can not be processed respectively. It happened after my son's playing some computer games. I will really appreciate any advice.

Thank in advance
Ksenia

Answer:Satellite Pro M30: CTRL button on keyboard doesnít work properly

Hi

Try to connect an external keyboard. If the problem stills the same, so it is not the hardware malfunction.

Bye

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why the on / off button of the touch pad does not work after installing vap?

Answer:Satellite L655 touchpad ON/OFF button doesn't work after installing VAP

May I ask you what system and what VAP version have you installed?

I assume you are speaking about the Fn + F9 key combination….
Is it correct?

Do other FN button work as it shouldy?

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I have run some Toshiba and other updates on my Satellite L550 and now the sound mute button on the keyboard doesn't function anymore.
Can somebody help me out?

Regards,

Dirk

Answer:Satellite Pro L550 - Mute button doesn't work anymore

Hello

> I have run some Toshiba and other updates
In this case I would recommend a system restore to an earlier point.
Check this!!!

That?s a good example for never touch a running system! ;)

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Ok, I have this problem. The 6 media buttons I have on my X200 isn't working correct.
The first 5 buttons work correct, but nr 6 the forward button for media player etc doesn't work, neither with WMP or mediamonkey.

How can I fix this?

Chris

Answer:Satellite X200: One media controll button doesn't work

Ok. I can actually get it to work with WMP, but how can I configure the button to work with media monkey?
All other buttons do...

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Hello,

I accidentally spilled beer on my computer... not really what you supposed to do :S
Well now I have a little problem my "h" key no longer responds.
So when i press it and doesn't work... no "h" is written.

Is there any way i could fix this cause i don?t feel like using the copy / paste function to write the letter "h"... Well hopefully someone as a solution :)

Answer:Spilled beer on Satellite A300-16I - Now H button doesn't work

Hi

Hmm? in all probability your keyboard must be replaced.
I doubt that the single H button can be fixed and therefore the whole keyboard must be replaced.

Contact the ASP in your country and ask for the replacement.

At the other hand you could also use an external USB keyboard but I think it?s better to have a notebook keyboard which is working properly.

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I have computer model no A200-1LA and I changed windows Vista for windows 7 32-bit an now my function button doesn't work.

What should I do now? Maybe someone commend me some drive? Please help me I can?t use my pilot.

Answer:Satellite A200-1LA and Windows 7 problem - function button doesn't work

Do you mean FN key or what?
> Please help me I can?t use my pilot.
My English is also not the best but what do you mean with ?pilot??

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My laptop model is Satellite P300-148.
I just reinstall system-vista Ultimate.

However after installation, my *mute button or LED illuminated button* can not be controlled by press the mute button.

It is like, normally, when you press the mute button, the light will be on or off.
However it is no responses when I press it.

I only can turn the light on or off by using Toshiba assist.

Also when I press the "paly" button, the windows media player has no more responses .

Therefore is that any solutions? Or drivers?
Thanks for replying.

Answer:Satellite P300-148 Vista Ulimate - LED illuminated button doesn't work

Hi

I think these buttons don?t work properly due to the Vista Ultimate.
I checked some threads here and it seems that the VAP which controls this Toshiba buttons don?t support the Ultimate or the Ultimate doesn?t support the VAP fully.

But just one question;
Did you check the Toshiba Assist -> Optimize -> Toshiba button Support?
This tool allows you to configure the buttons. Maybe you should check this.

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Hi there,

Today my laptop (windows 8.1) ran out of battery. Later when it was charged again, only a black screen with a cursor appears. Additional the power button does not work. When I press the power button the laptop does not shut down nor boot again, just the black screen with the cursor appears again. Alt+Ctrl+Del does not work either... I don't know what I can do else. Can anybody solve this problem?

Thank you very much for your help

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Recently I bought this notebook, works fine except one problem...

There is touchbutton for switching LEDs on/off.
When I close or put notebook into sleep, this button doesn't work that way but turns on and off sound.

I'm using Vista I wonder if there is any fix or something for this issue.
Thank you

Andrew

Answer:Satellite A300-15J: touch button doesn't work correctly coming from standby

Can you please tell me if this happen after standby only or after using hibernation mode too?

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I have the issue that the touch screen + front camera + back camera + windows button on the screen are not working.

I tried installing the display/graphics drivers but that did not helped.

I bought this laptop from Saudi Arabia and it is still under warranty but I am out of country so i cant claim the warranty as well.

someone please sort out this issue and tell me the solution or tell me what i should do?

Help will be really appreciated.
some details about my laptop:

Toshiba Satellite U920T-B919.
windows 8.1 update 64 bit.

Thanks,

Answer:Satellite U920T - front/back cam + touch screen + win button doesn't work

Since you mentioned different issues with your notebook, I think that in this case its advisable to recover the notebook back to factory settings just to check if all these problems are related to system problem.

Regarding the webcam: the Windows 8 /8.1 already contains the webcam drivers and therefore additional webcam driver installation isn?t possible. Additional webcam driver does not exist simply.

From my point of few the whole description smells a little bit like a hardware problem of the upper slide part where the touchscreen is part of.
The win button as well as the both cams are located there and probably there is some lose connection between the two parts (touchscreen and keyboard)

Anyway, as I said above, its advisable to recover the notebook to factory settings just to ensure that the system isn?t the troublemaker.
In case of hardware problems, you would need to get in contact with service available in your country.

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Hello forum people,

I have the following problem on my Toshiba Satellite R850 running Win7 64bit: I decided to change the wireless adapter so I can connect to the 5GHz wifi network my router provides which wasnt possible on the Atheros wireless adapter it came with. I changed it to a Intel Wireless AC 3160- the physical change went quick and without problems and while the adapter is basically working now the problem I'm facing now is that the F8-hotkey function to de-/activate the Wifi and Bluetooth is no longer working. When I press the hotkey button all the different hotkey combinations show up on the upper part of the screen, but now there's only F1-F7 and F9, F8 just went missing. Does anyone have any idea how to get it back?

Thanks in advance and take care
-Joe-

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Update: Found the fix was already posted to the forum.  Just had to re-install Natural Touch.  Thanks!  Hello, I lost functionality of the Natural Touch button (the top button above the manual screen rotation button) on the left side of the screen.  I would like to get that button working again. I'm not sure when this happened as I only pressed the button when I initially bought the unit.  However, I think it may have happened after I upgraded from Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Professional. Thanks for your help!

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 Hi everyone, I currently own a T430S, and just recently the FN button on my laptop started to malfunction. It would work sometimes work but most of the times it doesn't register at all(refer to the video). Also I encountered another problem which is my laptop will wake up right away after put into sleep mode. This happens either when I put it into sleep mode or when I close my laptop(please also refer to the video). I have tried to reset my BIOS, tried unplugging my keyboard, but still no luck. Is there a way to fix this issue? This issue really has been bugging me for the past few days. I would appreciate any kind of support! Thank you!

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I connected the charger and does't work and indeed have the double tap unlock, that you put on settings please help fast ^-^

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Originally Posted by WPCentral Question I connected the charger and does't work and indeed have the double tap unlock, that you put on settings please help fast ^-^ Please check wether it is a hardware issue or a software one. If your hardware button is not working ( I mean physically not working ) then you should go to any Nokia service centre. If its ny software issue.. Try doing a soft reset.

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Hi,
I have Lenovo y70 using Explorer.
When I press "ALT" button to check my web browser history nothing happen, button is NOT working.
Thank you for your help.
Ivan
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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I am on a Toshiba laptop. My (numeric) four button doesn't work, when I push it nothing happens onscreen. Is there anything I can do to fix it.

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Hello Everyone.I am new to the forum. I have been online trying to find some kind of information on my Thinkpad R30 laptop. There are 2 hotkey buttons that don't work. I have a old laptop, but I can't part with it. Are there any sites that have an old versions of a software installer where I can maybe download some kind of configs to get these buttons up and running?I have been on some Lenovo/IBM sites and they say that they don't support those anymore.  I don't know what else I can do to get these buttons working if at all possible. Thanks in advance, Have a great day!!!Debtop  













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Answer:Thinkpad R30 volume button and Thinkpad Access button doesn't work

Hi Debtop, If you're talking about the functions keys, the blue button, and the volume buttons on your keyboard, those are controlled by the Hotkey driver. Go to this link, download the driver, follow the installation instructions on the page, and then reboot the unit. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-68000.html Those buttons should function again after doing this. Mark  





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I have a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Laptop ? Windows XP ? the delete button doesn?t work any more on word documents. Any suggestions how to fix it?

Answer:delete button doesn't work

Try using Shift + Delete after highlighting what you want to delete.Also works with e-mail messages that cannot be deleted.

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I used Lenovo Y400,,,after I install my OS to VISTA easy button doesn't work. I can't change volume with easy button again. I have download update EASY BUTTON from lenovo.com, but still doesn't work !!!!! PLEASE ANYBODY....CAN U HELP ME?????

Answer:easy button doesn't work

Try installing/reinstalling Energycut driver/software.





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After I login at certain sites and get to the next page, the BACK button doesn't work. If I hit the back button twice it takes be back TWO pages and goes past the login page. Then if I hit FWD, it jumps past the login page again.

It's as if IE is trying to "protect" me from showing that login page again, but at some sites I need to re-access it after logging in.

This started happening after the following took place..

I uninstalled a trial version of Zone Alarm Suite and then installed the free Zone Alarm firewall and AVG anti-virus.

I have no idea how or why either of those would affect this, but it's a strong coincidence to say the least. I've messed with every setting I can think of in IE, Zone Alarm, and AVG and I'm stumped. And turning off ZA or AVG doesn't help.

Any ideas?

Answer:Back Button Doesn't Work - Ie

Welcome to Bleeping Computer Timmer. Can you provide some details about your OS and which browser you are using?

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I am running P2 266 with windows 95. When I push the button to open cd drive it will only open it the first time. If I try to do it again, it will not open. When I go to "my computer" the system freezes up and I have to reboot. To try resolve this I closed all applications except Explorer and Systray. No luck. Still won't open. Then I hit Cont-Del-Alt and it comes up Explorer 'not responding'. When I key Cont-Alt-Del again, a message comes up saying the system is busy waiting for a window close command and every thing freezes up again and I have to reboot again and around and around we go. Anyone have any suggestions?
 

Answer:{RESOLVED} CD-Rom Button doesn't always work

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I just got my Lenovo 2 months ago and the power button doesn't turn on the computer anymore. I press if, hold it and nothing. Only way to turn it on is by pressing the one key recover button. What should I do?

Answer:Power button doesn't work

Hi and welcome to the communityAs you say that the laptop is two months old, taking it to lenovo service centre is the best possible advice i could give. One more thing, i hope you are able to boot to windows?





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Hi guys, I've this problem: the novo button doesn't work at all. I pressed it when the computer is off and then my Lenovo z50-70 boots normally,ideas??

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Time for your daily chuckle. And when you're done, some assistance.

We have down here that received a popup on her computer screen while she was using access, she thinks. She either clicked yes or no on the message. She doesn't remember what the message said. She noticed several hours later that her right mouse button wasn't working.

I've been searching the internet for reactivating and inactivating right mouse buttons, and I see lots of things about hardware (which this isn't), and turning off the right mouse function in webpages, but not much else.

Anyone with a constructive suggestion, send it my way please.

Answer:Right Mouse Button Doesn't Work

What kind of mouse is it, USB, PS/2, wireless?

if you happen to have another mouse around, you could try that.
another thing you could try is to uninstall and reinstall the mouse drivers.

If no luck then,

if USB:
try another USB socket

if PS/2:
examine the pins in the socket, any bent?

if wireless:
it's possible that the mouse may behave oddly when battery power weakens. try replacing them.

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A couple of years ago, my Compaq desktop PC started having a problem:  more often than not, the start button wouldn't work.  As my current computer is now acting up, I tried that one again last night, and while it seemed to be starting it immediately stopped.  I'd like to be able to use it, but can't afford to have it repaired.  Is there anything I can do to get the start button to work correctly and consistently? 

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I am having problems searching at yahoo or other search engines or just websites that have buttons that say search or yes or no or other junk like that. I click it and it doesn't do a dang thing. I'm about to go postal on my laptop so any help would be very much appreciated.
 

Answer:yahoo button doesn't work

any suggestions?
 

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I have one of the strangest issues I have come across. After upgrading to 8.1 my power button doesn't always work when trying to enter sleep mode. It's how I send my computer to sleep and wake it up. If the computer is off or asleep and I press the button it works every time, but if it is on and I press it to send it to sleep mode it works probably 25% of the time.

Not sure what specs will be useful so here are the main things: custom built computer inside a "Cooler Master Storm Enforcer" case with an ASRock Z77 Extreme6 motherboard, Intel i7 3770k, and Windows 8.1 Pro w/ media center.

Also as a side issue (that has been going on since before Windows 8.1) when I right click a word in Chrome to auto correct it that only works once per text entry. If I click the new word on the context menu nothing happens.

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Disclaimer- I am not very tech savvy so please excuse my non-tech lingo as I try to explain my problem.
Two days ago I noticed that when I used my right mouse button on any file or folder it would start processing and the Windows little progress circle would appear and then it would eventually give me a message of "Not responding" and shut down/
freeze what I was doing. I will then have to do control-Alt-delete to bring up the task manager to close that program out. Sometimes I have to restart my computer to be able to use it again.
I use a wireless mouse. I got a different mouse from another computer that was functioning properly and I had the same problems when using it on my computer. So it isn't a mouse/ equipment problem.
I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my computer.
I use my computer for my home business everyday and I am in such a habit of using my right mouse button function that it is hard to use it.
Hopefully it is a simple fix.

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I have a used T-23 (2647-HU8) with a ThinkPad Help Access button that has never worked -- pressing it does not get any help screen.  I assume there is some software missing. How/where can I get it? Thanks much in advance for the help.

Answer:T-23 ThinkPad button doesn't work.

I would recommend you to install ThinkVantage Producitivity Center, and Hotkey driver. (If those softwares were already installed in your computer, remove them and install them.   Reboot Required after installation! ) 

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Hello,I've been experiencing this issue lately, can anyone help me please ?I've upgraded to Windows 10 last week, is that the problem ?When I wanna try to combine Fn tih f5 or f6 it doesn't dim my screen or brighten it ...!

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My mouse died on me (I checked batteries first).  Went to reinstall it (it is a Microsoft Laser wireless mouse).  I was required to restart my computer.  When I did, it took me to the page I need to log in with.  I put in my password, but neither my "enter" buttons work, so can't get into my laptop.  Have no idea what to do at this point.  I turned it off by holding in the power button, but when I restarted it, I have the same problem.

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When I click the start button nothing happens. No idea where to begin to fix it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Start button doesn't work

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I have been having some other problems with my computer, in trying to resolve those issues I have lost the ability to use the All Programs button from the start menu. Other buttons such as control panel work, but not all programs.
I dont know what I did to cause this but if anyone can help with getting it back for me it would be appreciated.
It does not work in safe mode either, and I cannot restore my computer to an earlier date.

Answer:All Programs button doesn't work

Log in as an Administrator. Go Start > Run and typeregsvr32 /i shell32.dllReboot.

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Hi guys, I've this problem: the novo button doesn't work at all. I pressed it when the computer is off and then my Lenovo z50-70 boots normally,ideas??
 
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Answer:Z50-70 - Novo button doesn't work

Hi kizzone , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
While unplugged, try removing the battery and press and hold down the power button for 12 seconds.
Connect the ac charger and press the Novo button (item2 page 69).
 
Are you planning on doing a full factory reset (to launch within windows) or just going in the BIOS (alternate option FN+ F2)?
 
As long as the hidden partition is intact and no changes made to the partitioning like resizing , try checking via disk management. 
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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Fn keys dont seem to work either. Have I inadvertently disabled them somehow? Any thoughts would be much appreciated as I cant find anything in manual or help.

Answer:Internet button doesn't work on A30 + Win XP

Hello

As far as I know ?E-key? utility is responsible for those three buttons. Please reinstall also ?Toshiba Hotkey Utility V.1.20.0.1?. It should solve the problem with FN keys.

All drivers you can find on Tools & Utilities CD or on Toshiba download page under
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/download_drivers_bios.jsp#

Good luck!

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I saw an old thread and mods can merge them if necessary.

So here is my problem:
Since few days ago my mid button doesn't work, so I can't open page in new tab with single click (Ctrl + click works and right click->open in new tab works). I don't care about scrolling faster because my mouse has that "fast scrolling" thing, but browser problem drives me crazy.

I have Logitech G500 mouse, and button is working properly, because when I change it to for example minimize window, it does exactly that. Tried another mouse - same problem.
Can anybody help?

Win7 works perfectly on my computer(s) ever since first RC version (or at least almost perfectly )
Updates are off, except for security ones.
I mean... There is one solution - I can always reinstall Win, but maybe something more sophisticated? ^^

Answer:Middle button doesn't work

d3us, welcome to the forums. Are you using setpoint?

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Windows button does not do anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Start button doesn't work

I would do a system restore to before the problem started.http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vis...system-restore/Check your power supply. Connection and cord.

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I am fixing a PC for a friend; their power supply went bad, so i switched it but now the PC will NOT turn on using the front PC button but rather it turns on when i plug in the cable in the Power Supply.

& Furthermore, it shows nothing on the monitor when it turns on...

The Power Supply Fan is working, CD Drive open normally & i can hear the Hard drive moving...

Can you guys give me a bit of advance on what i should do next please?
 

Answer:Power button doesn't work with new PSU

Are you sure you plugged all the connectors correctly? The PC not switching on from the front button would seem to indicate the power switch is not plugged into the motherboard.
 

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I've had my Nokia Lumia 521 for about a year now. The volume up button does not work anymore, and the volume down button is starting to go to. Any quick fixes? Sending it in for a fix is a last resort until I know if this problem can be fixed easily.

Answer:My volume up button doesn't work. Help?

Ahem.. That's obviously a hardware issue. So you should probably send that thing in for repair.

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Hi All,I have an Advent 7036 nearly 3 years old and i have only just needed to use the wireless feature now, however when i press the wireless button next to the on button it doesn't work, is there another way to turn this on, as when i search for wireless networks it says to switch it on.please help, thanks

Answer:wireless button doesn't work

The wireless adaptor is enabled in your BIOSLaptops vary, sometimes hold down the delete key on boot-up, sometimes the F2 key (check with the manual)Scroll to the integrated periperals section and look for the wireless entry, make sure it is set to enable.Take care not to make changes in the BIOS other than that, as this could render your laptop unbootable.

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When there is stuff in the recycle bin, I will double click the reycle bin icon on my desktop and then click the "Emplty the Recycle Bin" button/tab at the top of the window but nothing happens. Its as if the button has no purpose. If I right click the recycle bin icon on the desktop and click "empty recycle bin" it works. Can somebody help me out with this. Thanks!

Answer:Recycle Bin Button Doesn't Work!

thanks for all the help guys......

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Hello,
i have the MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL DESKTOP 3000 DSP and the problem is that
the mute button doesn't work. I checked with a program that tests buttons if the button have problem but it works perfectly. I just doesn't work in win 7. This problem came after a format. I have also tried through human interface device access to automatic startup but still nothing.

I have installed the latest audio drivers still nothing.
I can't find the drivers for the keyboard.

Any ideas appreciated.

Thanks!

Answer:mute button doesn't work

Not sure about the DSP part but I did find it for the 3000 series...heres the link. Just select your OS and bit type and download the exe.

Microsoft Keyboard & Mouse: Wireless Desktop 3000 | Microsoft Hardware

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I can't open my start button. When I click on it nothing happens. I can right click on it and open properties, but I can't open windows explorer. Can someone help me with this?

Answer:Start Button Doesn't Work

Can you click on other programs with your left mouse button?

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My laptop, Latitude E6220, isn't powered on when I press power button. There is no any reaction at all.
When I plug-in charger plug in the laptop, the battery LED on the laptop body is turned on for just 2 seconds. After that period(2seconds0, the lED is also offed.
Please help me to use my laptop quickly.

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The Wifi key light remains amber (orange) no matter how many times i press it . It only turns on and off the bluetooth. I have installed the Drivers from HP's site. The wireless lan card is not visible in device maneger . It only shows the ethernet port and the bluetooth. even after choosing the show hidden devices the wlan wasnt visibleI am checked the bios by pressing F10 at the bootup screen  and Wlan and Bluetooth Combo is ticked in built in hardwares. I installed Wireless Assistance software abd it showed Bluetooth to be enabled but Wifi to be disabled saying it had been disabled by device maneger .  and i cant find it in device maneger under any of the headingSo how em i suppose to fix itis it a software related problem .. or a faulty Wlan Card ??Whats the sollutionCompaq Presario CQ42

Answer:My wireless button doesn't work

I am having the exact same problem with an HP dv7-1135nr. I posted in another topic earlier but I didn't see this one before that. Mine will come back on a reboot sometimes but not always. I went to Administrative Tools, Services, WLAN autoconfig and turned it off, rebooted, still not working. Went back and turned WLAN autoconfig back on, reboooted, and it came back on. Really would like some help on this also. ThanksDavid

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I migrated win 8.1 to the ssd on my wd black2 (128ssd + 1tb hdd). It also took the first two partitions shown. I then activated the 1tb drive and copied the next two paritions to the SSD in the same sequence and size as original drive.
 
Then I copied the other remaining paritions to the END of my 1tb hdd. So all partitions are there same sizes same sequences as before execpt for the hdd in the middle. See screenshot.
 
One key makes a backup to the 1tb hdd which is what I wanted so as to save space on the SSD. But the novo button does not work which makes it useless. How can I fix this?
 
I know theres lots of threads on this but this is specific to having the partitions split on the ssd and the hdd.
 
Thanks.
Drive 0 is the ssd/hdd drive 1 is the original drive ( that okr worked on) its a y510p
 
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Answer:OKR backs up but novo button doesn't work

I can see that you are using the Western Digital Dual drive where the OS is supposed to be place in the SSD and the data in the 1 Tb drive. I have read so many threads in the forum discussing about cloning the original drive to a new drive. The success in making the os operational in the new drive is 100%. However, the problem lies in the One Key Recovery program. It no longer work. In your case it can backup but it cannot restore. In this regard, I have made a guide on how to restore all original hidden partitions plus a provision to change the size of C and D with OKR fully functional. The program can be accomodated in a bootable 16Gb flash drive and can run automatically to do the task. I have tried this only in a 1 Tb SSHD in my Z500 unit. If you are interested to try this in your unit here is the link. The guide is in the post titiled "A DIY Project: Creating a bootable OKR 8 Recovery USB Flash Drive". Note: Don't erase any partitions in the original hdd as a precaution in case a problem arise.

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Hi, I need some help. My Vista system looks like completelly dead - I can not start system even using rescu option. It stops after showing the first windows screen and than back to rescu windows option. Having copy of the system on external HDD (I did it with onekeyrecovery application) I wanted to use OneKeyRecovery button but no reply from the machine. Having it turned off I pressed it and no reply (and should work as manual says)... How to get my system back?

Answer:OneKeyRecovery button doesn't work (Y530)

Please tell the story from vry beginning.Facts of interest are:if you changed partitions types/letters/sizesif you have backup of your data on external driveif you can delete both C andD without any sorrow





//help will save the world

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Hi all, Please, i nedd this software for my x201i with windows 7 64 bit https://dl.dropbox.com/u/74808799/access_ibm.JPG Someone can help me? Tnks

Answer:ThinkVanta‚Äčge Button doesn't work on Windows 7 64 bit

Hi umonaco,
 
you need Access Help which you can download through the following link.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS002653

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Okay, so there are many topics out there from people asking for help because they deleted their show desktop icon.

I however never deleted it, it just stop working.

After some investigating it was revealed that my C:\WINDOWS\system\show desktop file is gone. The icon is there but the file is gone.

Thanks in advance,

Akolyte
 

Answer:Show Desktop button doesn't work.

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hey ! my razer mouse button 5 (side button) don't work on win 7... i installed the razer driver (1.00) ... any idea ?

EDIT : NVM , i was in WINDOWS UPDATE , then there was a facultative update for the razer mice, now all work fine

Answer:Razer Diamondback 3G - button 5 doesn't work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Antiriad


hey ! my razer mouse button 5 (side button) don't work on win 7... i installed the razer driver (1.00) ... any idea ?


Yep mouse driver

Could we get your system specs

Ken

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My Internet connection icon/button (either on the desktop to the right of the task bar or on the settings when you slide in from right) doesn't work...

I mean when I click it it does absolutely nothing. Also, when I open the network and sharing center after clicking change adapter settings it loads forever..

Someone please help me, I've got work to do and I need the Internet.. I don't know what to do I can't keep switching to Ubuntu..

Answer:Internet connection button doesn't work

Is it wireless or wired

Does it ask you for a password?

Is there a red X or a yellow exclaimation point on your internet icon?

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I have a Samsung R580 laptop and the trackpad button doesn't work quite right. The button is a single piece button. The right clicking works just fine, but when I try to left click, it doesn't always work. I'll have to press really hard to get it to work. This has only started the last couple of weeks. I know that I probably shouldn't, but I take a thin knife and stick it in the crack surrounding the button and slide it back and forth a few times. This seems to fix the button momentarily, but only for a few seconds. After which, it goes right back to hardly working. I have no idea of what's wrong. I can use a mouse, but it's much more convienient to use the trackpad button. I can also use the trackpad it's self to tap which will do the same thing as clicking the button, but I keep clicking things I don't want to. Any ideas ? I don't know that the keyboard being dirty is causing it, as every other button works perfectly.

Answer:Trackpad Button Doesn't Work Properly

It sounds like you might actually need a trackpad repair or replacement. Are you still under warranty?

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I upgraded recently from w8.1 to w10 using free UG offered by MS. It has been working well until about a week ago, when suddenly one evening (it worked well throughout the day) when I clicked on the start button the tiles did not show up. I have done sfc scan and DIMS/restore health many times; all of them show there are no system integrity issues. I am able to work on my files by going through file explorer. Right click on start button works, but left click doesn't. About two days ago, I got a notification windows.immersivecontrolpanel_cw5n142txeyewy!microsoft.windows.in. I searched all over for a solution to this problem...and finally in one of the threads in this site I found the following solution provided by USgroupie in August 2015 (13th Aug) to enter the following command in Powershell - Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"} - I entered this and the system ran the whole process and did come up with a number of red-notifications saying it could not register a number of Apps...However, the beauty is that after I upgraded to w10, I have not installed any apps except ofcourse the office 2010, adobe reader and such. In fact I have never used the app store...I have an MS account but I use only a local account...After I did the above powershell command, now the notification center too is not opening (it was opening and showing me the notifications before I did that...that's ho... Read more

Answer:Windows 10 start button doesn't work

Hi

Windows 10 has start menu crashing issues which MS itself acknowledged. The cumulative update released on September 30 is said to be including a fix for this. Have tried updating Windows ?.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3093266

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My Internet is fine. I can connect with my iPhone, and with Ubuntu OS.

It's just the button in the bottom right hand corner (the wireless signal bars) doesn't do anything after I click it on my windows laptop.. It happens every so often disallowing me from connecting to the Internet in times when I need it.

Can somebody please help me out with this issue?

Answer:Internet connection button doesn't work

Is this a desktop or laptop?

If its a laptop look for a lit blue antenna symbol either on the top near your power button or on the sides make sure its lit blue.

If its not lit look for the physical switch/button to activate it.

If its a desktop, go to your device manager and find your network adapter, then find your wireless card and uninstall it

On the top menu find and click action, then select scan for hardware changes

now click your antenna symbol in the system tray and select your wireless network and re-enter your password.

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I bought my HP Pavilion 17-g121wm at Walmart. Works fine, but the fn-F12, which is supposed to toggle Airplane mode on/off, doesn't work. And although Settings shows that the laptop is in Airplane Mode, it isn't. Wifi is enabled. In short, I cannot turn Airplane mode on to conserve battery. I've tried updating the LAN driver, and also installing F12 key driver. Neither helped. I'm looking for some way to be able to toggle wireless on and off. Right now, wireless is always on and I can't change it.

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Dell dimension 2400
MS XP, sp3, intel pentium 4 2.8 gHz, 512 RAM, Intel 82845G/ gl/ge/pe/gv graphics controller.

I started a thread asking for info on Win 32.unknown.Random.X but got no reply. But things have changed from then. Now log on to my account and it opens up but there is no desktop and the start button won't work, it just shows a 'busy' egg timer. I had created another admin account a while ago so I can access the PC but can't get hold of my data. Can you help please?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:32:21 PM, on 8/4/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\COMODO\Firewall\cmdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\GEARSEC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorEngine.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
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hi
i have dell inspiron n5010
i want to disable its touch pad but cant figure it out
there is a touch pad disabling button (right beside f12 key) but it doesn't work

can anyone tell me how to do it cuz it gets really irritating sometimes.

thank you in advace
 

Answer:Touch pad disabling button doesn't work

Touchpad problem

Hi. I don't know about a button to disable the touchpad on a laptop, but there is a free program that will do the same thing, so you can type away, and your arm won't move the cursor around. Try http://code.google.com/p/touchfreeze/
 

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I installed an Windows Pro 8 to 8.1 Pro x64 on a desktop computer. Both were clean installations, no other software was installed. With Window 8.1 Pro, the start button worked for a day after all the updates, then booted the computer. Now, if I try to right
click on the Start button with the mouse; nothing happens. Thinking it was a virus, I used Windows Defender to search to the for a virus and nothing found. No other Windows updates to fix the problem! To me it just another glitch in Windows!

I updated a laptop at the same time with Windows 8 to 8.1 X64, not the Pro version. The laptop was a OEM version of Windows 8. The laptop works fine with Windows 8.1 after upgrading it.

Answer:My start button doesn't work in Windows Pro 8.1

Hi, 
Please try to copy WinX folder under C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows into C:\Users\[your user name]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows.
If it doesn't work, please run following command to repair system: 
dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
If the issue persists, let's test the issue in New user account. 
If all these steps doesn't fix your issue, please capture the actions during this process by using Process Monitor:
Process Monitor v3.05
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx
How to use, please refer to this article:
Using Process Monitor to capture system events
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/119038.aspx
Keep post.Kate Li
TechNet Community Support

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I am not sure if anyone has experienced same thing, but it is very weird to me.

I am using a Lenovo T43 laptop, and recently my both Ctrl buttons are not working properly.When I am at the desktop interface and hit the Ctrl button, my desktop will refresh. It seems that it shut down the explorer.exe and restart it.

And if I have a file explorer window opened and hit Ctrl button, the window will be closed immediately, so I can't use ctrl+c or ctrl+v to copy and paste in the file explorer. It is really annoying.

Can anyone help me on this issue? Thanks!
 

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FOr some reason the start button stopped working. I can right click but nothing happens when I left click

Answer:why doesn't the start button work on windows 10?

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question FOr some reason the start button stopped working. I can right click but nothing happens when I left click I have had that issue myself...oddly enough it went away on its own. It was very bizarre and I wanted to get into it, but never found the time to get in it and it just...went away on tis own oddly.

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The Folder button at the top of windows explorer doesn't produce a list of my files in the left hand side of the screen. When I press the button, the window splits but it doesn't show any folders...just a blank slate. I have windows xp pro with sp2 installed.

Is there a chance I deleted something with Hijack This? Can I reinstall this feature using my winows xp disk?

This is driving me crazy. When I need to drag and drop a file or folder from one folder to another, I end up having to open to separate explorer windows.

Thanks.
 

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I have Windows 8.1 Pro and a Logitech K800 Keyboard (wireless/illuminated) and I'm continuing to be frustrated by the fact that the Mute button does not work. Oddly enough, I had the same problem with a previous Windows 8.0 Pro install -- it went away when I upgraded to Windows 8.1. But the problem started again shortly afterward (maybe a week or two). I have the latest drivers and apps installed from Logitech.

After a reboot, the first time I hit the Mute key momentarily mutes the sound but then the sound returns (maybe after 1 second). After that, hitting the Mute key has no effect at all.

I have searched Google for a solution but nothing matches my problem. Oddly there are reports of all volume-related keys not working, but the Volume up and Volume down keys still work for me.

I'm wondering if anyone else is having these problems, and/or if anyone has suggestions.

Answer:Keyboard Mute Button Doesn't Work

There should be software for that keyboard. Some Keyboards that have extra keys work without added software, if they are a PS/2 KB. I don't have any USB KB's that have extra keys like that, the one I got is an old HP keyboard.

Check the Logitech site, see if there are drivers for that particular KB.

Try this:

Support + Downloads: Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 - Logitech

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Hello Everybody. After updating to windows 8.1 my screenlock button dosn't work nomore. Can somebody tell me how to configure the butten new? And i have another problem. My Monitor switches position while i'm working in the Laptop Mode it switches vertically and after a few seconds back to normanl? how cani fix that?

Answer:Screenlock Button doesn't work anymore

Make sure to check if all drivers are updated or check for newer drivers.

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Looks like the OneKey Theater button on my Y580 doesn't seem to work, right out of the box?  I've even tried reinstalling the software for it.  Anyone else have issues?

Answer:OneKey Theater Button Doesn't Work

HiWhich os are you having? And you reinstalled energy management and okt software also?Regards





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Hey all!

After a few issues with the laptop that required a major overhaul (dodgy fan that needed replacing to name but one) after putting the laptop back together the power button has stopped workinh, I cannot turn the laptop on or off using it.

As its the 303 and i have the digital controls for MP3 playback on the front, I can turn the laptop on from there so its not a 100% problem, but it would be nice to get it working again.

Can anyone help?

Answer:Power button on 1900-303 doesn't work

Hi Rabbi

It is not easy to say because there can be many reasons for that. The fact is that unit has power supply but in my opinion there is some contact problem. You have two possibilities. Either check again all contacts and cable connections or ? service partner.

I don?t know how much experience you have but like you can see the notebook construction is very damageable and a small mistake can be reason for something like that.

Good luck!

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Hi All,Please, I have a problem with the ThinkVantage Button.After changed my operating system from windows7 pro 32bit to windows7 pro 64bit (format and install new) reinstall lenovo software but the button don't work Could anyone help me, please. System:X201iWindows 7 professional 64bit Sorry for my English, .  Greeting and thanksU.Monaco

Answer:ThinkVanta‚Äčge Button doesn't work on Windows 7 64 bit

Could anyone help me, please. System:X201iWindows 7 professional 64bit Sorry for my English, .  Greeting and thanksU.Monaco

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On some(most) uses my back button doesn't work.  I have to go out of the program and start all over.  Even rt clicking on back doesn't work.

Answer:windows 7 back button doesn't work

Hi mmadyda and welcome,
 
can you tell us what browser you are using when this happens ? Or does the problem exist with all browsers.
 
What 3rd party toolbars have you got loaded? Google, Yahoo? Anything else?
 
The only time the back button doesn't seem to work is when there is an intermediate redirection page, so when you click back you are returned to
the URL that redirects to the page you were on again. If you use the little drop down arrow next to the buttons you can skip back 2 pages to work around this.
 
Hope this solves your issue
 
Regards............

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Hello everyone!
i am new here but not new to windows 7
before some months i made two partitions on my hard drive to install ubuntu 10.10 and installed it sucessfull! the dual-boot thing worked very well also
BUT yesterday i decided to unistall it so i formatted the two partitions where i had ubuntu and then using EasyBCD i reinstalled the windows vista/7 boot loader and worked well until today where i wanted to enter the advanced boot menu using the F8 button but it didnt work :'(
i tryed several times but with no luck
before the installation of ubuntu i was able to accses the menu but now i cant
Is there any way to fix this?
Thanks everyone for your time and your help!

Answer:F8 button doesn't work after unistaling ubuntu

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Adreas


Hello everyone!
i am new here but not new to windows 7
before some months i made two partitions on my hard drive to install ubuntu 10.10 and installed it sucessfull! the dual-boot thing worked very well also
BUT yesterday i decided to unistall it so i formatted the two partitions where i had ubuntu and then using EasyBCD i reinstalled the windows vista/7 boot loader and worked well until today where i wanted to enter the advanced boot menu using the F8 button but it didnt work :'(
i tryed several times but with no luck
before the installation of ubuntu i was able to accses the menu but now i cant
Is there any way to fix this?
Thanks everyone for your time and your help!


Hello,

Do you have a Windows 7 Disk if so you can try repair from that disk

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Hello, I have a XPS 8700 desktop and about four months ago It started. The power button didn't work whenever I pressed it. It would function when it wanted to. But today it isn't working at all. I press the power button and nothing happens, the button doesn't turn orange. It just doesn't work. Could someone help me? I'm not so smart with computers but there's no use to insist until it functions like it was some months ago. Please help, I'm desperate

Answer:XPS 8700 Power button doesn't work

First read through the XPS 8700 Owner’s Manual. The reason is that you are going to remove the front bezel (page 21) that houses the power button. Once removed, press the actual button on the chassis itself to see if the system then powers on. If not, follow the power button cable (page 58) to the motherboard and reset the cable. Test the button on the chassis again. Then examine the button on the inside of the front bezel. Does it appear to be working?

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Start menu stopped appearing a few days ago after I installed Dragon voice recognition software.

Answer:Start button doesn't work, I click on it but nothing happens? Help please!

Have you tried a Soft Reset?

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Hi, the microphone mute button doesn't work, nor does it light up at all... the speaker mute button works. Also, the Lenovo button next to it USED to work and now doesn't for some unknown reason. I have a new x1 carbon with windows 8.1 and really need some specific direction on how to troubleshoot this! THANK YOU!













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Answer:x1 carbon mute button doesn't work

Solved my own problem and not sure of the why... but it works now. I went to the following Lenovo site and installed Hotkeys utility and now both the mute button works (the light at least) AND the Lenovo button is working again... YAY! http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029026

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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X41 tablet PC running Windows XP Professional. Yesterday I went to click on my Start button to shut down and it was non-responsive. No menus would open. I had to shut down via Ctrl Alt Del.

Today the Start button worked but in when I clicked on Shut Down, nothing happened. I had to again shut down via Ctrl Alt Del. This occurred 3 times.

I run Kasperksy Internet Security 7 and recently ran a Registry Mechanic scan, and believe my system to be free of adware, spyware, etc.

Any thoughts on how I might counteract this odd behavior would be greatly appreciated.

Bill

Answer:Windows XP Start button doesn't work

How long are you waiting after you click "shut down" before using ctrl+alt+del? Sometimes programs will be non responsive when Windows tries to shut them down and the system will stall for a bit. You might try typing "msconfig" in the run console and unchecking some of the programs that start up with your computer. I have a feeling you will find that there are allot that are active.

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Here is an odd problem I can't figure out.

I bought new Audioengine A5+ speakers and set them up, everything was normal.

Then decided to purchase an Audioengine D1 DAC to bypass the motherboard sound chip. It plugs in via USB, speakers plug into it.

The sound is great, no issues. However, I have now lost the ability to Mute the sound! Pressing mute in the Windows volume control works, and the red circle appears on the taskbar. However, the sound doesn't change at all!

Volume slider works as normal, it's just the ability to Mute that doesn't function.

The D1 does not require any type of driver and installed normally by Windows. Thoughts??? This is driving me crazy.

Operating system is Windows 7 64-bit.

Answer:Installed DAC - now mute button doesn't work

Hi jordanfsl and Wecome to Seven Forums
Quote "Audioengine D1 DAC to bypass the motherboard sound chip. It plugs in via USB, speakers plug into it."
You are not using the computer audio subsystem therefore you will not be able to control it like you would when using onboard audio. You will have to control the audio on the external device. Check for software updates and firmware updates to the USB devce. Although you say the D1 does not need any software installed I would check there is not an update by visiting the vendors website. That may solve your issue.

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More often than not the start button doesn't work. It happens when I log into my computer. It doesn't get any better from being logged in.

Answer:Start button in Windows 10 doesn't work

Hi, Just to be certain, are you referring to Windows 10 Start Menu button? If that's correct, try the following. Right click the Start Menu and select Command Prompt (Admin) and click 'Yes' to the uac prompt. In the command prompt window, type powershell and hit enter. Copy the following, paste it in to the command prompt and then hit enter. Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"} When this has completed, type exit, hit enter, then type exit and hit enter once again. Restart the notebook. Regards, DP-K

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The laptop is about a year old, but now the powerbutton doesn't work anymore, to start the computer I am able to use the small reset button next to the powerbutton to start it. I really need to know if there is any fix that can be done or I need to get it sent in for repairs. Razerian 

Answer:B590 power button doesn't work

hi Razerian,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If you'll look at this Maintenance Manual at page 82.
 
http://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf
 
The Part number 2 is the Power Board.
 
If you can check that on your system and check the part number online, you can try replacing it or you can check the cable that connects it to the board.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!
 
 





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Hi everyone,
this is my first post here!
I hope you might be able to help me with my issue - I was trying to place an order in an online shop, but when I press the 'confirm order' button, it does nothing. It is a shop where I have placed several orders in the past successfully, but now already for a week I have been having this problem - the confirm button just doesn't take me anywhere.
 
I tried it from 4 different computers, in chrome, IE and mozzilla, but just NOTHING. 
 
Yesterday I placed an order with a different shop and it all worked fine, but with this particular one, the button doesn't allow me to proceed. 
I called the customer service and they just say that they cannot help me, that they have been receiving orders normally and that all is fine from their side.
 
Does anyone have any idea what this might be all about? Is it some error from my side - or are they supposed to fix this?
 
thank you!
 
 

Answer:"confirm order" button doesn't work

G'day sundaisy, and to BC !
1. Are all the computers you are using in the one location ?
 
2.What is the sites name ?
 
3. Which OS are you using ? (win 8, win 7 etc)

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As in topic. Windows 10. Solved topic for T410 does not work. All the updates from Lenovo Companion installed. Any ideas

Answer:T510 microphone mute button doesn't work

So only the mic mute button does not work? Or someother buttons don't work?





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Hi,I've installed UBUNTU side WIN10 on my Yoga. It worked but I cannot boot WIN10. More, ubuntu said the WIN disk wasn't properly closed. So I've moved WIN on the top of boot devices and boot WIN10. to close it properly.Now if I try power or novo button the result is the same : three blinkings of red power LED. When I fold and open the notebook there are the same three blinkings and the first activation of power button has no effect.What I have do to retrive bios and boot menu ?

Answer:Yoga 500 14!BD 80N4 - Novo button doesn't work

Power issue ... sorry

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I'm restoring my R51 to its original state. The recovery partition is on my machine but if I hit the blue Access IBM button I just get to the BIOS set up. Is there a way to make the machine boot direct to the recovery partition or to somehow restore the access IBM key function?

Answer:Recovery partition is there, access IBM button doesn't work

have you tried F11 at poweron





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