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Dell Latitude E5470 Backlit keyboard

Q: Dell Latitude E5470 Backlit keyboard

Hello Everyone!I bought an open box Dell Latitude E5470 today at a very cheap price. Unfortunately this laptop had a non backlit keyboard and a TN (1600 x 900) panel but it had the much needed 6300HQ, so I went ahead and bought it thinking that I can always buy a backlit keyboard later from aliexpress. I looked at aliexpress again today and noticed something I had overlooked before purchasing the laptop and that is that all backlit keyboards available for E5470 have a different shape thanks to the two stupid top mouse buttons that are not present in my variant of E5470. I now have to find a new top panel with frame that has the cutout for those two extra mouse buttons. This is a nasty situation for me as I am not even sure if the required top panel will be compatible with my variant of E5470. Any advise on what I should do?

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I purchased a Latitude e5470 laptop without the backlit keyboard and without the extra tracking ball you find in the center of the keyboard. I just have a regular non-backlit key board and then the tracking pad.
I've only seen the backlit keyboard with the tracking ball included. This does not fit my keyboard slot. There is an extra edge under the spacebar. I want to know if I can now buy a replacement keyboard that has the the backlit feature and fits in my keyboard slot.
Thanks.

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I was wondering if the backlit keyboard (no point stick) of E5450 or E7470 is compatible with E5470? From the images I have seen the dimensions and mounting holes look identical to E5470's Keyboard (no point stick) .

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Hi, I need some help on finding out whether it is possible to replace my current non-backlit keyboard with a backlit one. (Dell Latitude 3150, service tag:<Service Tag removed> and I have no idea if my laptop supports it)
Thanks in advance!

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Dear colleagues
On my laptop above, I have just installed a new backlit keyboard to replace the old (non-backlit) keyboard. 
The good news is that the backlighting works perfectly.
Once the laptop has been placed on the docking station, one can still type with the new keyboard. However with it on the docking station the backlighting is not working at all. Whatever I do; with it on the docking station there is no backlighting. As soon as I release it from the docking station the backlighting is operational again.
Please does anyone have similar issue with solution or can anyone provide some advice or solution. I would like to be able to use it on the docking station with backlighting operational
With thanks, 
Ian

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Recently installed the latest BIOS update with the Intel security patch and now I'm unable to use bitlocker to encrypt the drive as it states "The TPM on this computer does not work with the current BIOS. Contact the computer manufacturer for BIOS upgrade instructions". 
Dell Latitude E5470/ Windows 7
Bios version 1.14.4
Please Advise

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Hello, 
I have installed the latest september version of bios and we still have problems initialize tpm. It says 
"Cannot take ownership of the TPM. Access is denied. error code 0x80070005"
I have checked on the bios to see if the TPM is still on and activated. 
I have reinstalled windows twice. Please let me know what I can do avoid this error. 

A:Dell latitude e5470 unable to initialize tpm

The latest bios is November 2016 www.dell.com/.../DriversDetails

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Hello!
Please, answer for shure - is it possible to put into Dell E7470/E5470 inside WWAN-slot second SSD drive??
(Because I really dont need WWAN modem, but already have M.2 2242 SSD 256Gb from previous notebook.)

A:Dell Latitude E7470 E5470 SSD to WWAN

Found this post with confirmation that E5470 detect SSD in WWAN slot:

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I recently bought a 7559 laptop from a Dell certified re seller of refurbished laptops. I didn't get the backlit version but i regret that now.

I see I can buy the backlit board on numerous sites, but im unsure if the connectors are  on my model ready for me to connect it to :(

Any ideas if my NON backlit model with accept a backlit board?

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Hi
Just received my new e5470 with 4GB RAM, I wanted to upgrade to 16GB (2x8GB) which I have from my previous laptop. I found only one slot underneath, the usual place for the 2nd slot next to it does not have the slot set up and it is blank. I have also removed and checked under the keyboard but it was not there either.
The BOIS setup stated that I have two slots, one is 8GB which is I know I have (I changed the 4GB which came originally with one of the two 8GB that I have) and the other is "not slotted" which I am unable to locate.
Does anyone know where is the other slot located?
Thank you

A:Unable to find the 2nd RAM slot Dell Latitude e5470

The manual will have that info. It is most likely under the 4 gb. 
www.dell.com/.../Removing-the-memory-module

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Fingerprint recognition on this laptop is really difficult to use. My old Vostro works quickly and easily, but it has never worked well on this machine.
I have to hold my finger down and press hard, sometimes it doesn't work at all.
I've tried deleting then reinstalling & updating the driver, which has no error message. Tried hardware scan also.
Is this a common problem with the E5470. With this type of fingerprint reader. Or is the hardware just faulty and in need of repair?
I also find that the headphone socket doesn't work sometimes, it doesn't recognise when a headphone is plugged in, and volume continues from the speakers.

Any help appreciated.

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Hi,
Recently I have bought my Dell Latitude E5470 laptop and from the beginig I have annoying touchpad issue :(
When trackpoint and touchpad are active at the same time, cursor freezes for 3-5 seconds and moves to the left at a small angle. When trackpoint is disabled, cursor freezes for 3-5 seconds and doesn't move at all. If I use touchpad actively, this happens each minute or two.
I have checked this situation from the BIOS and the case looks slightly different, but still the same.
Please, help me to solve my problem. Thank in advance!
I have Windows 10, BIOS 1.9.4, Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad Driver 10.1207.101.113 A06

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I decided to update my drivers and BIOS this morning. My laptop encountered an error during BIOS update and I was stuck in Automatic Repair.

1. I tried restarting the laptop several times.
2. I tried system restore which worked after my second try. The problem is Windows applications like Calendar, Mail, Cortana are not working. It doesn't run and the application is grayed out.
3. So I tried resetting Windows, remove everything which was not successful. Problem got worse, I got stuck on the Dell logo.
4. I ran Diagnostic. No hardware issue found.
5. I tried booting from my bootable USB which contains Windows OS. But my laptop is unable to detect it in BIOS.
5. I read some forums and learned about Legacy vs UEFI and Secure Boot. I disabled the Secure Boot and enabled Legacy ROMS. My laptop was able to boot from the USB and I was able to reinstall Windows 10.

Now, the problem is I want to change it back to UEFI with Secured Boot.
From what I gather, I should do the following:
1. Download Windows OS
2. Make a bootable USB in UEFI mode and GTP partition
3. Change laptop to UEFI mode while Secure Boot is disabled.
4. Re install Windows 10

Am I going in the right direction? Please help me.

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Hello All,
I have a Latitude E5470 on Win 7 x64 that I am not able to use the soft key toggle switch (FN + Prtscr) to turn on or off the wireless connection. This functionality works perfectly in the Win10 laptop, however seems that the driver does not allow or is not functional in the Win7 environment. (In Win10 the airplane mode appears when I toggle the option.)
Have anyone experience this issue or knows of a workaround to resolve this in Win7 ? 

Thanks in advance. - Ron

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Hi
I recently bought a new Dell Latitude e5470. It is running Windows 7 Pro, but I received Windows 10 on a CD with the laptop. The laptop doesn't have a CD-Rom drive, so I obviously can't install it using the CD. 
On the CD it says "Already installed on your computer", but I don't understand what it means. 
How can I install or activate Windows 10 on my laptop?

A:Dell Latitude e5470 has no CD Rom drive, but received Windows 10 CD with. How do I install?

I'd suggest you purchase a portable disc drive at your local Walmart.
Portable Disc Drives - Walmart.com

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Hi,
Recently, I disabled the Bluetooth icon in Network Connections. After that I could not enable it back as the icon is missing. I tried to search in Device Manager but there is no Bluetooth Radio item.
I tried to use C:\Windows\System32\fsquirt.exe to receive files but got an error message "The file could not be sent because the connection could not be established. Check to make sure the Bluetooth radio is plugged in."
In Services, I can see the following:
Bluetooth Device Monitor, Bluetooth Media Service, Bluetooth OBEX Service, bthserv.
How do I install back the Bluetooth Radio in Device Manager?
Any help is appreciated.

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Hello to all,
       I have a problem. I'm not sure it's a hardware problem but I found it on 40 new and just opened Dell E5470 (the model with finger sensor). The problem is on Windows 7 PRO. The Dell support team is not helping me even if I have bought the "professional support". I also called Microsoft support team and they replied me to call the Dell Support because the software problem...The Dell support told me to call Microsoft support because the harware problem...
The problem is the black screen with windows pointer; please take note that it is no blank screen: BLACK SCREEN and the cursors is the windows graphic pointer, no character cursor. I made many tests: factory restore, restore from the Dell ISO image downloaded from dell website. I didn't found a solution because even if I recovery or even if I restore, the problem reappears. When it appears, I can only do the configuration recovery; instead the safe start and all other ways after F8 don't work. I can only do, I repeat, the configuration recovery or factory image recovery. When the PC starts, I see the windows logo and after a while I see the black screen with the windows pointer and nothing else (and the login screen doesn't appear).
I work in a big company and all PCs & notebooks that we bought are Windows 7 PRO pre-installed (We cannot install windows 10 and other O.S.). When I install the notebook (please take note that I usually install hund... Read more

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Hello to all,
       I have a problem. I'm not sure it's a hardware problem but I found it on 40 new and just opened Dell E5470 (the model with finger sensor). The problem is on Windows 7 PRO. The Dell support team is not helping me even if I have bought the "professional support". I also called Microsoft support team and they replied me to call the Dell Support because the software problem...The Dell support told me to call Microsoft support because the harware problem...
The problem is the black screen with windows pointer; please take note that it is no blank screen: BLACK SCREEN and the cursors is the windows graphic pointer, no character cursor. I made many tests: factory restore, restore from the Dell ISO image downloaded from dell website. I didn't found a solution because even if I recovery or even if I restore, the problem reappears. When it appears, I can only do the configuration recovery; instead the safe start and all other ways after F8 don't work. I can only do, I repeat, the configuration recovery or factory image recovery. When the PC starts, I see the windows logo and after a while I see the black screen with the windows pointer and nothing else (and the login screen doesn't appear).
I work in a big company and all PCs & notebooks that we bought are Windows 7 PRO pre-installed (We cannot install windows 10 and other O.S.). When I install the notebook (please take note that I usually install hund... Read more

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Latitude E5470 with Win10 64bit has an unknown device:ACPI\VEN_DELL&DEV_ABC6ACPI\DELLABC6*DELLABC6Do you have a driver?Thanks

A:DELL Latitude E5470 unknown device ACPI\DELLABC6

www.dell.com/.../driversdetails

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Hi Dell!
Recently we buy 12 laptops Model Latitude E5470 for our company.
So, after we installed Epo Encryption, laptop is going on reboot loop
Any ideea?
Regards,
Iulian

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I recently bought the following of and am having trouble turning on the backlight of the keyboard, you give me a hand?
keyboard layout: Italian

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Bought my machine used, so it didn't come with a warranty. Was strapped for cash after my HP fried, and wanted something to use. Anyway, the backlight on the keyboard won't stay constantly on, like I'm used to. BTW..very disgusted with HP for 3 years. Voiced my opinion to my pc-savy son, and he said that Dell is the step child of pc's. So, naturally I expected tech support, out of warranty like I had in the past with my other machines. Nope! No such animal. was told umpre-emptily that they cannot help me. I'm like ***?
Hope you can help. Right now, said backliight is on, but don't know for how long. Thanks.

A:Backlit Keyboard on Latitude E6410

Please click on link below, hopefully it will be a help to you. By the way, what version of windows is on the system? Windows 7, 10, etc...?  
www.dell.com/.../SLN298291

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Hello,
where can I find the Driver for my Dell Latitude E5470 Windows 10 Driver for this unknown Device: ACPI\DELLABC6\2&DABA3FF&1

mfg
Carsten

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Latitude 6430u: Is there a setting to keep the backlit keyboard ON?
 Mine times out @ 10sec.

A:Latitude 6430u Backlit Keyboard Control

Hi ironmiketaos,
Unfortunately there is no option to keep the backlit keyboard always on. As and when you type it goes on.

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Hi All,
Decided to to upgrade my E6320 with an backlit keyboard so i got an new unit from Parts-people.
Now installed to new board in my E6320 but the backlit function doesn't work. everything else on the keyboard works like it should but no backlit. downloaded a lot of new drivers like "dell system manager" and tried so many things.
I'm starting to doubt if they send me an actual backlit keyboard, but it has an capslock button with an lighted led which works and my old keyboard does not have this. so i'm geusing this isnot the issue?
Any input help would be great.
Thans a lot for checking.
Hildo

A:Latitude laptop backlit keyboard (not working)

Hi Hildo,
E-series Latitude portable systems have the option of a backlit keyboard. With the E3 series keyboard, there are several ways to set the backlit keyboard illumination. One can either press <FN> + <Right Arrow> to adjust the illumination. The other way is to adjust the illumination through Dell Control Point (DCP). From the main DCP screen, choose ‘Keyboard Backlight’. The settings you can adjust are as follows:

Brightness:- 


0%(Off)
25%
50%
75%
100% 


Activation Settings:- 


Keyboard light will automatically time out if there is no activity for certain time frame where the setting can be preset from 5 seconds up to 5 minutes.
Resume lighting from time out with default option as 'Keyboard'. This means whenever user presses any key on the keyboard, the keyboard backlight will light up provided the brightness is not set to 0%(Off). The other option available is 'All internal input devices'. If this option is chosen, other internal input devices like the touchpad, will also turn on the keyboard backlight on one touch.

 
You can also install Dell control point for your computer from link: http://dell.to/XDJhTF 
Steps to download:-

Click on “Download Now”.
Save the driver on your desktop.
Once the driver is downloaded on the desktop, right click on it and select “Run as administrator”.
Follow the prompts on screen and restart your computer.&n... Read more

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Hi people,
Do you know if it is possible to take an E5430 that was built with a non-backlit keyboard and upgrade the keyboard in the field to the backlit version?
I gather from what I've read elsewhere that this may be possible with some models (perhaps the E6400) but in others (perhaps the E5510 for example) extra control and/or power circuitry would be absent in a model originally equipped with a non-backlit keyboard, meaning that even with the correct keyboard, BIOS and control software options the backlight still wouldn't function. Assuming these two categories do exist, I can't find a list of which models are in which category.
 
Any help appreciated!
 

A:Latitude E5430 - backlit keyboard retrofit?

Hi Brandon,
Belated thanks for the reply. I can see how that would be a useful test for other models, but this one only has a single cable connecting all of the keyboard functions whether fitted with a backlit keyboard or not, and having read other users’ experience of the E5510 (see below) I wasn’t convinced that the single cable, and seeming location of the inverter on the keyboard guarantied success.
Bottom line: This is now resolved for me; I asked a lot of questions, finally found an economical and low-risk way of trying a backlit keyboard, ordered an appropriate part and now have a fully functional backlight! If you want more detail, read on.

It might seem obvious that a backlit keyboard could be successfully retrofitted, but I didn’t feel confident, especially having read this excellent thread: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19442203
As well as trawling the net and asking here I followed the links to Dell parts support and sent them an email. By that stage I had received two replies from sellers of supposedly genuine Dell parts – one selling a backlit keyboard for £20 that strangely (it seemed to me) lacked the trackstick, saying that as my machine was built with a non-backlit keyboard he doubted it would work, and another selling what appeared to be the standard backlit keyboard (with trackstick) for £50, who said ‘it should be ok’. Both these sellers later confirmed that they were offering ... Read more

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How can I verify if my Latitude E5450 is compatible with a backlit keyboard?
Service Tag: <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>
Thanks

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Hello,
I'm looking to upgrade the keyboard on my 5480 i7 7820 to the backlit version.  Is this possible?  If so, what parts are needed?  Are there any procedures after the swap that would need to take place?
Thanks,

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Looking to increase the time the keys stay backlit.

A:Latitude E7250 with AC - can the keyboard backlit time be changed?

Please click on link below, hopefully it will be a help to you.
www.dell.com/.../SLN298291

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Hi,
I bought a backlit keyboard for my latitude 6420 which was only equiped with a non backlit model at the time I got it.
When hitting Fn + >, nothing happens. I read many things on the web and it looks like we have to go into the BIOS and enable the backlit. I've been told that I should find the menu under System configuration and Keyboard Illumination but I don't have this menu...
I also had a look and the hot keys and don't have the ones related to the backlit keyboard... Looking at the Control Panel, Keyboard Properties, I don't have the Backlight tab, "Keyboard Brightness".Does someone know how I can enable my backlit keyboard and have it detected as such?
Prior buying the backlit keyboard, I got in touch with the Dell support to make sure I can upgrade my notebook with a backlit model without facing compatibility issues. They told me that I just needed to order the backlit model as a spare part and it will work... but it doesn't...
Does somebody know how I can get the backlit keyboard working or is it just a bad luck and it will never work? thanks in advance for your help!

A:Missing BIOS activation menu for enabling backlit keyboard on latitude e6420

Not sure if this question has been answered but, while I came here looking for the answer I accidentally figured it out on my latitude e6410, hit the function key and the right arrow, it was lumped there with the scree brightness.

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Hello!
We have during the last autumn bought 3 Dell Latitude 7275 2in1  which comes with the "Dell Latitude 12 Premier Keyboard"
On all of these we experience a very annoying issue.
When connected to the keyboard it behaves very unstable and frequently looses contact with the 7275 just by a light touch and does not work at all, the users have to be very picky in which angle they have the 7275 connected and use it for the keyboard to work at all.
We have spoken to Dell support last week and they say the are not aware of this at all.
We can´t believe this is "by design" and thus we wonder if anyone else have the same issues here ?
And if so have managed to solve it somehow and can share the solution.

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I have a new Dell XPS 13 Linux edition (this one) and immediately installed Linux Mint 18 on it, wiping the Ubuntu 14.04 which was shipped with the it.
I am really confident with it, only the backlight for the keyboard is not working. I have a keyboard light symbol on my F10 key but when I press it, nothing happens. All other features and all other media controls/media keys/screen brightness keys work. When clicking the battery icon in the Linux Mint taskbar, I see 2 controls, one for the keyboard lights brightness and one for the screen brightness. When I drag those bars, only the screen brightness is working again.
I also see the settings in /sys/class/leds/dell\:\:kbd_backlight/ (I think that's the config folder for it). The brightness file in this directory contains "1", so as I understand this correctly, this should theoretically work.
As I noted before I immediately installed Linux Mint on it, so I can't say whether it worked before. And this is really the only thing which is not working on the laptop.
I have obviously checked that my ultrabook has backlights with the product number on its back.
Do you have some tips so I can get this to work? Thanks in advance!

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Hi. i have bought a dell 14 5447 laptop several years ago and has no backlit. is there any compatible keyboard for my laptop that has backlit? where can i buy them? the original one pls. im in indonesia

if i buy at e buy or amazon im afraid it is not original. and i dont wanna that. thanks. appreciate ur help

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Just reset Windows 10 after a bad "update". When I reboot my laptop on the Dell Screen and in bios my keyboard is bright as can be.  As soon as it boots into Windows 10 the backlight disappears and won't come back on at all.  I tried the Windows Mobility settings and there is no option for the backlight. I tried the FN + F10 toggle and all of the other toggles possible but none are working.  I updated all of the drivers and still can't get the backlight to come back on.  Any help is appreciated. 

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Hi Everyone,
I recently just purchased a Dell Inspiron Gaming 7567 and I mistakenly purchased it without a back lit keyboard. Returning the laptop is currently not an option. I was wondering, is it possible for me to replace the none back-lit keyboard with the back lit equivalent for the device and for it to be full functional (i.e. a fully working keyboard + toggle-able back lit keys), or will replacing the part just yield me another keyboard without a back lighting. Minor inconvenience, however I would be extremely happy if I could change that on my laptop. I hoping someone has the answer.

 

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My laptop doesnt have a backlit keyboard....Can i install a backlit keyboard on my dell inspiron n5559? & Also can i use the backlit keyboard of dell n5555/n5558???
Processor-Intel core i3 6th gen
ram-8gb ddr3

A:DELL INSPIRON 15 N5559 BACKLIT KEYBOARD

My keyboard doesn't have backlit.....Can i install backlit keyboard on my dell inspiron 15 N5559????& Also does the backlit keyboard of N5555/N5558 will work on my laptop????
processor-INTEL CORE i3 6th gen
RAM-8GB DDR3
HDD-1TB

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Hi All,My Dell Inspiron 15 5567 just arrived today. I thought that it has a backlit keyboard but it says non-backlit keyboard when I saw the configuration.Is there any way that I will be able to have a backlit keyboard for my laptop?
Thanks!

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Hey guys, I just had a Dell Inspiron 15 5559 delivered to me yesterday and I noticed there wasn't a backlit keyboard installed. At first, I thought it was just off, but after looking around this site and doing some research to first make sure I wasn't just not able to turn it on, I've arrived to this conclusion. 
I've tried doing Fn + F10. I've tried Ctrl + F10. I've tried going to Mobility Center and changing multimedia/function key.I also have all my drivers updated and made completely sure everything was updated in case it was just a software issue. I also updated BIOS and went there and checked if I could change keyboard settings there; no luck.
The thing is, my laptop is the touch model and to the extent of my knowledge, all touch models are equipped with a backlit keyboard. So what's going on...? Do I have to pay out another $50 for a backlit keyboard?
Thanks for taking the time to read this.

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I recently purchase a Dell Laptop 15 3558, awesome deal touchscreen and many additions. Only thing it didnt have was a backlit keyboard, so I went and purchased a (refundable) non-Dell backlit keyboard on Amazon.
I know a backlit keyboard has 2 connections, one for data and one for the light. When I opened up my laptop the light connector had something plugged in (not sure what). I went ahead and disconnected it and plugged in my new non-dell backlit keyboard...here is what happened.
1- Key board lit up and worked.
2- Back lIght never shuts off, even when you shut down its always lit. (The Windows Mobility Center doesnt even have a keyboard light feature.)
3- Laptop will not restart unless I unplug and replug the laptop in again.
Any ideas whats going on ?
Lastly, Does Dell make a backlit keyboard that would be compatible?

A:Purchased Non-Dell Backlit Keyboard - having issues

Hi MOEMAYA,
This system model is not designed to support a backlit keyboard and hence there are no backlit on /off toggle function keys as seen on other models - see the specifications here - http://dell.to/2gryrMy
Does the backlit stay on when the system is powered off and the power adapter disconnected?
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/2h6A06p - restart the system and check.
If the issue is not resolved, then I would suspect an issue with the keyboard installed. 
In that case you would need to reinstall the original Dell OEM keyboard on the machine.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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I bought a computer from the Dell Outlet that was dead on arrival. I sent it to the repair depot and they put a new motherboard (5RY82 - Motherboard) and video card (YM9KW - Graphics Card) in it then sent it back to me. I powered it up and everything worked except for the backlit keyboard. I called and Dell Support sent me a replacement backlit keyboard that I swapped in and the replacement does not light up either. I called Dell Support again and they sent me another backlit keyboard that also did not work. I don't know what to do at this point and could really use some help from a Dell Tech.

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I have tried searching everywhere and can't seem to find any solution to this problem.  Recently, I ordered a backlit keyboard for my Dell E5440 laptop. I installed it just fine and the backlight works, but the pointstick in the middle of the keyboard is not functioning.  I have installed Dell System Manager to control the backlit settings but I can't find anything about how to make the point stick work.  Does anyone know how I can fix this issue?  Thank you in advance. 

A:Dell E5440 Backlit Keyboard-Pointstick Not working!!

Did you ever get this resolved because I am having the exact same issue. Had unlit keyboard and replaced with lit keyboard, and the pointstick does not work.

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I've had this laptop two weeks now and the backlit keyboard has just stopped working. According to Quickset, it is "on" and I've toggled between using the Ambient Light Sensor and not but to no avail. The backlight was working fine up until this morning and now just seems dead in the water. I've restarted the computer a few times but no luck.

A:Backlit Keyboard Stopped working in my Dell XPS 13 Ultra

Dinman127263
When you start the notebook and before Windows loads does the keyboard light up?  You can also check in safemode, start the system while tapping F8 and choose safemode.  Log on to Windows, at any time in this process is the backlit on?  If not then there is likely a problem.  
If you aren't able to get the backlit on anymore no matter what you try please shoot me a private message.  On the Private message please include your name, address, phone number and the service tag of the notebook.  I will be happy to research possible service options.  If I can't help personally, I can certainly get you in contact with someone that can.
TB

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Hey!I ordered Dell Inspiron 5567 laptop from my local retailer and it did not have backlit keyboard. I have seen the same model with backlit keyboard in Dell's official page. So I was wondering that if I order new backlit keyboard from ebay is it possible to replace it. The main question is does every model of inspiron 5567 has a backlit keyboard connector. If it is possible, is there a manual how to do it?
Thanks in advance!

A:Replacing Dell Inspiron 5567 non-backlit keyboard with backlitted on

The connector will be there.  That said, this model is one of the growing number where replacing just the keyboard is far from a trivial exercise -- the keyboard, touchpad and palmrest are essentially a single, partially glued together assembly designed to be replaced as a single unit.
www.parts-people.com/index.php
The service manual details the replacement process for the palmrest assembly -- but not just the keyboard, which isn't designed to be replaced separately.
www.dell.com/.../Removing-the-memory-modules

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I have read that some touch-screen laptops support backlit keyboards. However, I am not completely positive this model can do so. I have not found any info on the Internet.

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A:Does Dell Inspiron 3000 series 3567 support backlit keyboard?

On the Dell parts page for the Inspiron 3567, there is no reference to "backlit" in the keyboard descriptions =
KPP2C Keyboard, English-US, 101 Keys
JYP58 Keyboard, English-International, 101 Keys
JD8C7 Keyboard, French-English Bilingual, 101 Keys

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Do Dell UK sell and fit a replacement backlit keyboard in the UK.
My current keyboard has stopped working.
I can't find replacement part on Dell UK website.
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A:Dell XPS L702X Laptop - want to purchase and have installed a replacement backlit keyboard (UK)

Dell generally charges repairs for other than mainboard or screen replacement at a flat rate that probably exceeds what a local shop will charge, but you will find the Spare Parts line and out of warranty support here:
<<www.dell.com/learn/uk/en/ukbsdt1/services/special-warranty-services>>
They'll generally charge for a repair estimate and then apply the charge to the cost of the repair.    In the US, a keyboard replacement is a flat $149 -- the keyboard itself is likely under $50 and is a user-replaceable part.

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I have no idea how to turn on the backlit keyboard feature. There is a button (f10) which is supposed to turn it on, but when I press it nothing happens. Would appreciate some help here! Thanks. 

A:Just bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 - How do I turn on the backlit keyboard feature?

DellJezz,

Contact Dell Technical Support and they can help with this issue. Since you have the sticker, if it's not working, the cable may have come loose.
Rick

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