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T430S - FN button doesn't work and my laptop doesn't want to go to sleep

Q: T430S - FN button doesn't work and my laptop doesn't want to go to sleep

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 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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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

A: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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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!

A:Recycle Bin Button Doesn't Work!

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

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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?

A: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 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? ^^

A:Middle button doesn't work

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

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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?
 

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

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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.
 

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

A: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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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??
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 













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A: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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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!

A: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 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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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?
 

A: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 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.
 

A:yahoo button doesn't work

any suggestions?
 

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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 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.

A:All Programs button doesn't work

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

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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?

A:Start Button Doesn't Work

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

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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.

A: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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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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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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Pasting in contextual information from another post. ~ OBconflicker.Bi!nf worm keeps reappearing, windows defender monitor stops working, slow computer, windows search protocol windows pop up, Malware, virusPop up windows keep appearing "Windows search protocol host stopped working and was closed" Itunes occassionally doesn't work, Media Sync doesn't work. Hard Drive keeps working in the background. Windows Defender no longer monitors the running programs.End of added information. ~ OBLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:46:00 AM, on 1/11/2010Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18349)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\readericon45G.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\IntelDH\NMS\Support\IntelHCTAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Windows\sttray.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:microsoft windows search protocol host stopped, slow, firefox doesn't work, itunes doesn't work

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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
C:\PROGRA~... Read more

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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!

A: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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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.

A: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.

A: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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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

A:Razer Diamondback 3G - button 5 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 ?


Yep mouse driver

Could we get your system specs

Ken

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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
 

A:Show Desktop button doesn't work.

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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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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
 

A: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 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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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.

A: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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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?

A: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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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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A: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

A: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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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.

A: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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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.

A: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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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".

A: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 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!
 
 

A:"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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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.

A: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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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..

A: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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Every time I press the 'sleep' button on my keyboard my PC will go to sleep for maybe 10 seconds and then wakes right back up again. Even if I go through the start menu and select 'Stand By' it still doesn't work. There's no reason from what I can tell as to why it would be waking itself up on its own, so I was hoping maybe someone had an idea.

Details of my PC:
HP Pavilion a1020n ::: P4 ::: 3.06GHz ::: 504MB Ram
 

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Hi

i can't understand why this software doesn't work under windows 7
the program is don't sleep ,it's portable and has some nice feature

i want to use it , bacause i have in my keyboard a sleep key , and sometime i stroke for error
so i set only blocking standby , but it doesn't work
what's wrong?
does it work to you?
it's portable , it doesn't write registry or other files

thanks
cheers

A:why this software (don't sleep) doesn't work ?

You might want to ask the software developer why it might not work.

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My computer recently updated automatically and ever since then it does not sleep properly. Instead of sleeping and being able to resume quickly on wake-up, the computer has to boot up as if it were switched off. I've changed all the power settings to try ensure that the hard drive doesn't shut down just to test, I've updated the drivers and still nothing is resolved. Once I restart the computer the power settings revert back to the original settings. It's really frustrating having to restart the computer and every programme  if I leave my computer for 20 inutes to do something else.  Please help

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Hi,
 
Could you please help me with this issue. Basically whenever I want to put my PC to sleep or hibernate, the monitor goes black but the computer keeps running. I can hear at least one HDD power down, but the rest of the hardware keeps going, all the fans (CPU, GPU, case), lights etc. I can try clicking the mouse buttons, pushing some keys - nothing; it will keep running until I reset it or cut the power off.
Also, sometimes, when I try to put it to sleep and it works, the problem is that it doesn't stay asleep for too long and it turns on by itself after 5-30mins. 
 
I had suspected it was a messed up Windows, but recently I also formatted my drive and installed a clean Windows and the issue is still there. So I suspect either some program preventing sleep/hibernate or a faulty hardware (if it's possible, because I really don't know how it works).

A:Sleep and hibernate doesn't work

Hi. .
 
Perhaps try the following found here: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/when-power-saving-fails-fixing-windows-7-hibernation-issues/
 
Please let us know what happens.

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