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P50 Trackpoint Middle Button Stopped Working

Q: P50 Trackpoint Middle Button Stopped Working

Hey folks, The middle button for trackpoint doesn't work. All drivers are up to date. Middle button is enabled for scrolling, not clicking. Middle button works when switched over for clicking. It just randomly stopped working last week, but it works when I switch it over to clicking in the settings tool. Any ideas? Thanks

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Preferred Solution: P50 Trackpoint Middle Button Stopped Working

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi,
 
On my X1Y3 it started about a month ago.  Bascially after anywhere from 5-30 minutes of the computer turning on my trackpoint icon gets stuck with the middle scrolling point icon anytime im in a text field.  It acts like the middle track point buttoin is depressed even when its not.  see below picture circled in yellow.  This is not related to a specific browser.  It happens in Chrome, IE and Edge.  Synaptics driver version 19.3.4.224.  I updated to the current driver about 3 weeks ago when this problem 1st started.  It happened on the prior driver too.
 

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Currently my TrackPoint middle button does scrolling as desired but when I release it, it pops up a right-click menu.  I can't figure out how to turn off the right-click functionality.  Any ideas? I believe I have fully explored the entire Mouse properties dialog from Control Panel, including the advanced one with the special TrackPoint options.  I tried any option that looked even vaguely related, and nothing helped. Thanks in advance!

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I guess I need to stop installing drivers...  I unstalled the latest Synaptics UltraNav drivers for my X1 yoga today as advertised by System Update (Thinkvantage and companion).  Now it's super-finicky, difficult to scroll on the trackpad, but even worse I can't set the middle button on the trackpoint to scroll anymore!  It just resets to "middle-click" in Lenovo Settings.  I'm a bit beside myself because now I have a yoga that does not yoga (touchscreen does not work after updates) and now I can't even consistantly scroll  I tried to uninstall it as per the readme that came with the update but that does not even work, complaining that a dll file is not a valid windows application.

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Hi Lenovo, Currently the Trackpoint's middle button can only do either scrolling or middle mouse button click in Windows. This behavior can be set in lenovo vantage or mouse settings. Could you provide option to enable both scrolling and middle mouse click functions at same time? In linux this is already supported out of the box for a long time. The only workaround in windows is by using third party software called TPMiddle, but this software only works with Synaptics trackpoint, it doesn't work with Elan or ALPS trackpoint.

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Yes, there was a post several years ago describing this same issue which was supposedly fixed with an update of the Synaptics driver.  However, I am seeing this issue again on my X270 Windows 10 x64 Pro with latest driver version 19.3.4.219. If I set the mouse pointer size to something larger than default "1" it stays at the larger size until I use the trackpoint middle button to scroll.  the pointer then shrinks back down to size "1".  Just as with the previous report of this issue if I set the middle button function to "click" rather than "scroll" the pointer retains its larger size.  I constantly use trackpoint scrolling so that is not really a fix for me. Has anyone else seen this issue recently and perhaps found a fix that allows continued use of trackpoint scrolling with a larger pointer? Thanks.





Software EngineerThinkPad T470s (20JT) | ThinkPad X270 (20HN)ThinkVision P24h-10

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Got a T440s Touch. Trackpad looks fine but the left side is slightly tilted compared to the right. Clicking the buttons at the bottom work and the right TrackPoint button at the top of the tochpad works, as does the centre scroll button, but the left one doesn't. The left button doesn't seem to click - can this be fixed easily? Have tried playing around with drivers, blowing compressed air into the trackpad, updating BIOS, enabling/disabling TrackPoint in the BIOS but all to no avail. Any ideas? If the worst comes to the worst I have an L540 - can I swap the trackpads over?

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I have a P72 Thinkpad. The TrackPoint input (pointer and buttons) stopped working recently. Touchpad does still work. When I check the TrackPoint settings in the Levovo Vantage app it shows that Trackpoint is turned off but the control is disabled and will not allow me to turn it on. 

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z61t both the trackpoint and ultranav mouse pointer hung and stopped working.Both the Bios and the Thinkpad Config show status as Automatic for both Trackpoint and Touchpad, but when the Ultranav Wizard is started, an error message says "Trackpoint is disabled from Bios.  Please enable it from Bios or Thinkpad configuration utility".Have tried updating the driver (7/14/09) and resetting the Bios to defaults with no change.Battery failed yesterday, and the Bios flash does not allow updating without a charged battery. Could the problems be related somehow?External USB mouse does work.Where do I go from here?Thanks in advance for the help

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The TrackPoint input (pointer and buttons) stopped working recently. Touchpad does still work. Both are on in OS and in the BIOS. I think it happened with the latest BIOS update to 1.11, but I was using a mouse at the time, only noticed later that day. Reinstalling the Trackpoint driver didn't solve the issue (to the contrary, first time I tried, that took out the keyboard, but reinstalling some of the chipset drivers solved that.) I had a Code 10 error in the device manager for the trackpoint, but that is gone now. Any ideas?

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It just isn't. Its a HP optical mouse but I've noticed that if I try another mouse i have from compaq it still doesn't work. I dunno what kind of information you need, hope you can help me.
 

A:Middle Mouse Button not working

nevermind... mouse3 is working for the other mouse... but still... optical is so much more fun... is it possible that its the mouse thats broken?
 

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Hi I bought HP Pro x2 612 G1 ... original stylus doesnt have 3rd ("middle mouse") button ..but i need it for my work with Maya.. I also bought stylus Wacom UP-817E - PEN FOR PL-900 which is compatible..but 3rd ("middle mouse") button doesnt work ..driver have no option for this.. is there any solution? i already write mail to wacom but they dont help me. thank you!

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Hello:
The mouse started to stray and stopped working in the middle of doing something, i.e. eBay, typing word and etc. which is very annoying and first of all, I lose all of the work done due to stopping of the mouse.

However, the mouse started working as if nothing wrong, once I restarted by 'force' restart ..... pushing the button in the middle of the PC. Otherwise, the PC is all fine and working OK.

I did apply Malwarebytes to combat the issue, however the issue does not resolve.

Any help on this would be truoly appreciated.

Thanks,

A:Mouse stopped working in the middle of working, i.e. eBay, typing word, etc.

Did you try a different mouse? If you still have the same problem with a new mouse, see if there are any drivers for the mouse from it's manufacturers web site.
Also try a Clean Boot, if that works, then add one startup item at a time till the mouse acts weird again, then you know that is the problematic program.

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Hey there! Just today, a rather big problem came up on my T430: The Synaptics Ultranav Driver seems to have stopped working.Keyboard is still working fine, and touchpad also works after uninstalling Synaptics Ultranav. Trackpoint never works and Touchpad stops working as soon as Windows (automatically) reinstalls Synaptics Ultranav. Both are enabled in BIOS. I've tried pretty much anything, from reinstlaling Synaptics drivers (multiple times) to updating BIOS. I'm at a loss here.I'm absolutely positive that this is a problem on Synaptics' side. This is what their controls panel looks like:As you see, touchpad and trackpoint are greyed out. Again, they're enabled in BIOS and I can rule out any hardware-side problem. Any kind of help would be highly appreciated.

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Hey there. Recently I reinstalled the Sims 2 and many expansion packs on my computer. I have HP Pavilion Entertainment PC with Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit operating system. I connected the mouse I had bought and realized it wasn't working. The middle mouse button works fine outside of the sims 2 games. But when I get to the neighborhood and even the houses, I can't use it at all. It's like it just shuts off. The rest of the mouse works perfectly fine. I've read some things about Logitech mouses doing this but mine is an HP Compfort mouse so I can't do what they say to fix it. I've tried everything I can think of. Any suggestions? If I've left anything out I'll answer your questions.

A:Middle mouse button not working in Sims 2

You should try updating your drivers.

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My trackpad and trackpoint died while I was editing text (no load, no updates, just typing and stuff). Trying to fix that I successfully updated BIOS on fresh windows installation and tried to update touchpad/trackpoint firmware, but got errors, similar to the ones in that thread. In particular, I am getting :"fail to enter transparent mode" error on the trackpoint firmware update"0x0" error on the touchpad firmware update No found solutions helped. Any thoughts or ideas? Warranty service is not operating at the weekends, so I would love to hear any suggestions.

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Hi guys, I recently got hold of my new X1 carbon and decided to do a thorough firmware update with vantage. When the trackpoint utility firmware 1.0.0.3 was installed, my laptop flashed with an installation failure notice and rebooted. After that, the trackpoint as well as the mouse above the touchpad no longer worked. I tried the advanced setting in control panel, but the entire trackpoint configuration option was blacked out. Does anybody experience similar issues with this update and have any suggestions on how to do a home fix for this? I have been making do with the touchpad and a bluetooth mouse, but it does not feel very "thinkpad" this way.....

A:Trackpoint stopped working on X1 Carbon 6th Gen after firmware 1.0.0.3 Update

Hello and welcome,
 
This sounds like the issue sorted in the below linked post.
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-Gen-Synaptics-Touchpad-Firmware...
 
Thought this was resolved some time ago.  Please report back if it helps - or doesn't.
 
Z.

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Hi there,

As described I my middle click function has stopped working on my mouse, at first I assumed it was a Chrome update and that I could no longer use it to "Open link in new tab" however it seems that it now does absolutely nothing and I am unable to reassign it. I used CAD software (Solidworks) that requires the middle mouse button for me to be able to pivot my view about the pointer on the screen (also a few PC games I play would be much smoother if I could do this).

I have all the latest drivers and firmware installed.

I did find this thread that I thought might help me; Middle Mouse Button , however the screen shot at the bottom shows the Mouse Options on the Control Panel having a lot more option than it does for me, the only options I have are switching the left and right mouse buttons, double-click speed adjustment and ClickLock.

The buttons assignment window that I get using the Razer software gives no more options other than to assign the forwards and backwards buttons ("Windows Button 4" and "Windows Button 5").


Thank you for any help you can give.

A:Middle Click Mouse Function Stopped Working (Razer Deathadder)

I had that problem when I installed "software" for my mouse. I just use the default drivers that Windows installs upon connecting.

Have you recently installed any new software for your mouse or somehow relates to your mouse?

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Hello, Is there a way to have both - scrolling with trackpoint while holding the middle mouse button - and - being able do a middle click with the middle mouse button? I can accomplish this easily under Linux like it is described here. But under Windows it seems to be impossible. I can only have either middle clicking or trackpoint scrolling. I need both.  If anyone knows a solution to this please let me know. Walter (I have a X200s and Windows 7 x64 installed)

A:Trackpoint scrolling AND middle clicking

Yeah, this is easy in Linux can't we get some pressure to actually get this implemented properly in windows. Useability is the main reason i got a thinkpad it would be nice to know we could actually influence it in some way. (Bumping an old topic here)

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Hello there, I have an issue with UltraNav TrackPoint while trying to scroll using the middle button. It seems Windows 10 are ignoring the middle button completely. Ive tryied the solution I found here with the registry, but with no luck. I  remember the scrolling worked only for like two days after I purchased this repassed X230 tablet. After all the automatic Windows updates it stopped working. I tried uninstalling the driver and downloading fresh lenovo new one, but nothing... can someone here please help me? This issue is really annoying, otherwise I love the X230 tablet!

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i had to go back to 14393, and the problem was solved, but the officical upgrade for 15063 is coming soon, so is there any solution?

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Hi Everyone, A couple days ago I noticed that my middle mouse button which I use for scrolling started to activate the Context Menu (aka anytime you right-click, a menu pops up). Then I noticed that my right-button will also activate scrolling as well. Is this a hardware issue? I've already tried reinstalling the drivers and played around with the settings to no avail!  Anyone experience a similar issue? Cheers,  

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The up arrow on my HP ENVY 15-J080US stopped working out of nowhere. Is there any way i can fix this?

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I am using Vista Home Premium. I have an Microsoft ergonomic keyboard 4000. All of a sudden for some programs my F2 button has stopped working. For other programs it works fine. It used to work on all programs. Any ideas?
 

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The red button on my t520 stopped working. I went to the mouse properties and there is no tap for enabling the button. I updated thedriver for the mouse and there is still no tab in properties to enable the red button. Please help, Thanks.

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When I right click, the mouse doesn't respond....>.< It worked perfectly fine yesterday. I don't think it's the mouse's problem because when I switched the mice, the right button for the other mice didn't respond either.

I'm running Windows ME.

Help!
Thanks.
 

A:Right Mouse Button Stopped Working

Go into control panel and click mouse icon and see if you can run the troubleshooter there.
 

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i installed 7 a few days back...but yesterday i got a new kinda problem..
1) my windows started hanging on shutting down..also when i keep system idle for 5 mins and then cm back and start it..it takes about good 5-10 seconds to respond..hanging totally in the mean time..

2) my Bluetooth button suddenly stopped working today..!! today when i booted up..my bluetooth came up as switched on on bootup (i keep it off and turn it on only when i need it..) and now my bluetooth button is unable to turn it off...its like on permanently..!! its working fine..no issues..but how do i turn it off??

my laptop is hp pavilion dc2500
AMD turion 1.9Ghz 64 bit
1 GB RAM
nVidia 7150M graphics card..
windows 7 64 bit
Please guide me regarding above problems...!!

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Use the link under your name to permanently fill in your specs (alternatively you can use the UserCP button at the top on the left when you're visiting the forums)

And I spell checked your post....it was way too hard to read like that.

Finally, check to see if any new software / updates were installed (and remember that HP also has its own updater process)....

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Hi,

I'm using a Samsung notebook series 3 with Windows 8. Recently, the backspace button stopped working when browsing the web. I'm using a Chrome browser. It still works in MS Office and search engines, composing threads etc. The only thing which seems to be effected is web browsing. I have no idea if it is a Chrome issue or a Windows issue. I'm hoping someone here knows how to fix it.

Thanks.

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When I try clicking the start button, it doesn't work. I move my mouse to the right side of the screen, and the bar doesn't come up. Same with moving my mouse to the top left corner of the screen. I checked the properties by right clicking the task bar. The corner navigation options are checked off to show them when I move my mouse to the different corners. When I googled for answers, they were saying to make sure to uninstall third-party applications. I don't have downloaded so I don't know how it would stop working.

A:Start button stopped working

Hi Ali, welcome to Windows EightForums!

First of all, try the keyboard shortcuts:

Start - Windows Key
Charms Bar - Windows Key + C.

Could also be something as simple as a quick reboot.

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My 7 year old son was playing on Roblox (internet) and all of the sudden the mouse stopped working. "He didn't do anything" he says but trying to get the left mouse button to work is impossible. I have gone into the control panel and changed the settings so that the right button acts like the left, but this still isn't good because now I don't have a right button feature anymore. I try to change it back and then the left doesn't work at all.

I did a system restore to this morning and the problem is still there. There are no new add ins in internet explorer from today either.

HELP!!
 

A:left mouse button stopped working

Try a different mouse
 

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I hope this topic is in the correct forum.

I have a Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 which was brand new when purchased at the end of December. I was using it fine until yesterday, when I went to click the IE shortcut and noticed it wasn't working. Everything else works (hover, point, scroll) just the left click button has stopped functioning. The mouse is clean.

Does anyone have any ideas what may be wrong and how to fix it?

Thanks!
 

A:The left click button just stopped working...? Help?

Hi and welcome

Maybre try some of these suggestions? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321122
 

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Hello. The settings (windows mobility center) button on Dell Inspiron 17R SE has stopped working after upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1. The light goes on then off  and nothing happens. The other two buttons are OK. Bios A15. Tried to reinstall QuickSet several times and several versions. The problem with this particular button seems to be quite widespread. It's strange that Dell has not properly addressed it yet. Any response will be appreciated.

A:Mobility Center Button stopped working

BIOS A17 fixes the problem. Thanks for the solution!  

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The power button on my PC has stopped working as it used to. Pressing the power button on my PC would normally send the PC to sleep, then pressing it again would wake it.

Two things I have noticed

1) My PC stopped automatically going to sleep like it used to (after 1 hour) as set in the power setting's of the control panel - I have to manually "Shut Down" or "Sleep" from start menu now.

2) Pressing the power button, now just restart's the computer, greeting me with a "Windows did not shut down correctly" message after the BIOS post.

After the initial install of windows (if I remember correctly) the power button did not do anything unitl the ACPI drivers where installed (giving a message in the action centre saying "You need to install the power management...."), after installing the ACPI drivers (Cool & Quiet from the ASUS site) the power button appeared to work as expected.

Then randomly, a while ago, I got another message in the Action Centre, again saying "You need to install the power management ....", but I archived the message and am not sure how to view it again.

Im not sure as to why this would start happening as it would suggest something has happened with the ACPI drivers and I dont know how I can actually check ACPI drivers in the device manager console.

Any suggesstions on what I should do and what might of caused it to suddenly stop working?

Also, is cool n quiet something specific to A... Read more

A:PC Power Button stopped working correctly

I have never used or knew you could use a power button in the fashion you want but I do know if you fill in your complete specs, (My System Specs) it will others help you.

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Hi, I've updated the audio hardware driver but the mute light is still not working. I am reluctant to do a system restore because as soon as there is an update, it will over wright the drivers and the problem will re appear. Please let me know when there is an update which will fix the problem.Thanks and regards.

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same here, same computer! pavilion g6 in mint cover, windows 7 64 bit. i cannot connect because no connections are given. is there a way to bypass f12?PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_169B103C&REV_05

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Win XP, SP2, 1Gb memory, nothing else special.

Those pretty little buttons have stopped firing up software. The only function seems to work is that the one next to the power button turns the machine on!

Any Ideas?

The only recent change is I upgraded Microsoft Office 2003 recently.

The buttons ARE set to fire software up.

A:A 200 - The 3 little buttons by the power button stopped working

Hi

Well, I don?t know why it doesn?t work but these 3 little buttons are Toshiba Controls.
Did you try to update the controls driver? You can find it on the Toshiba website under

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com and ?Support & Downloads?.

Furthermore you can check the settings. I?m not sure but I think you can find them in ?Control Panel? .

Bye

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Hi everyone,

I'm having problems with the wireless button after I took my laptop apart to clean. The wireless button won't switch on at all and doesn't light up. When I press fn f8 nothing happens. I'm not sure what I've done. The wires are correctly in place as far as I can tell. I've tried the following things:

Uninstalling the adapter in device manager and rebooting
Checked adapter is listed as working properly
Do a system restore
Check BIOS

I'm not sure what else to do so would appreciate any pointers. Thanks in advance!
 

A:wireless button suddenly stopped working

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When I click my print screen button (its on the lower right) nothing happens. It used to launch Snip.

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For no obvious reason the "Clear History" button no longer works in Internet Explorer - neither does Cache & Cookie Washer clear the folder. The folder still exists and can be cleared by hand - i.e. going into "Today" and deleting all entries. I can't see what might be wrong. I have just downloaded IE v6 (to replace 5.5) and the problem persists. Any ideas would be very welcome!

Jim in Budapest
 

A:History Clear button stopped working

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It worked fine with IE 10, but no longer now, even after uninstalling IE 11. It does nothing when clicked.

A google search showed how to enable/disable it, but not what to do when it stops working, (yes, it IS still checked in Internet Options). Don't know why anyone would want to disable it. I use it all the time.

I tried doing a full IE reset, wiping out all my settings, but to no avail. Reinstalled IE 11 with the same results.

I did see something a few days ago about correcting it somewhere in the registry, changing DWORD 0 to 1, or maybe the reverse, but now I can't find the post. Guess I should have bookmarked it.

Thanks in advance for any help. You guys seem to be the REAL Windows experts.

A:Accelerator button stopped working after upgrade to IE 11.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by St8kout


It worked fine with IE 10, but no longer now, even after uninstalling IE 11. It does nothing when clicked.

A google search showed how to enable/disable it, but not what to do when it stops working, (yes, it IS still checked in Internet Options). Don't know why anyone would want to disable it. I use it all the time.

I tried doing a full IE reset, wiping out all my settings, but to no avail. Reinstalled IE 11 with the same results.

I did see something a few days ago about correcting it somewhere in the registry, changing DWORD 0 to 1, or maybe the reverse, but now I can't find the post. Guess I should have bookmarked it.

Thanks in advance for any help. You guys seem to be the REAL Windows experts.


Well; the biggest problem with ie 11 is that it has plenty of bugs in it; and with that being said; I would go to the windows update page and click on installed updates and uninstall ie 11 which should hopefully make it revery back to ie 10. There are too many bugs to mention with ie 11 because ie 11 was really designed for windows 8 and 8.1 but not windows 7. I had similar issues when my system updated automatically to ie 11. I then uninstalled ie 11 and reverted back to 10 and everything seems fine now; so chances are its ie 11 thats the problem.

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My mute button works fine, but the light indicating mute on/off stopped working.  I had updated to latest "creator" version of Windows 10 (from Windows 10) which screwed up my printer drivers.  Reverted back to the latest version of 10 that I was on (before Creator's version):  everything seems to work but the light on mute key.   I have no idea if the light stopped working due to a hardware error (coincidentally at the time I upgraded and then downgraded windows 10) or whether in the software upgrade and downgrade to current OS, a software problem has caused the mute key light to stop working.  I'm currently running Windows 10, Home, version 1607 

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I've tried downloading the latest bios and resetting the keyboard options in OMEN CONTROL as well as pressing the F5 button but nothing works.  The speaker lights are working fine and can still be customized through CONTROL however the rest of the keyboard won't light up regardless of whatever color or zones I choose through OMEN.  I've read in the forum that other users have had this problem after a bios update and clicking th F5 has worked for some users but it still has not for me.  My laptop just fell out of the one year warranty and it would be disheartening to lose the ability of a backlit keyboard for a $2000 laptop just because of a bios update.  Any advice is appreciated! Thanks!

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I upgraded to an 8350 AMD processor and to do it I had to disconnect my external drive. When I reconnected the drive, nothing happened. I looked for a power button but did not find one. I also looked for a reset button but could not find one. (I did find a sort of slot that I stuck a pen into but I did not feel any mechanism depress or anything like that when I did it.) (Pen = I opened a ball point pen, took out the barrel of the thing and stuck it inside the slot)

I bought this drive so I have no doubt it was on special at Costco or something like that. Does it even have a reset or power button? All I see is a place for a power cord and the USB.

Also, when I held it in my hand and plugged it in at the same time I did not feel anything. No whirring of a motor, no slight pull to the left or right to indicate the motor is doing anything.

It could still be a power cord but that seems like a stretch.

Do you think it is just dead? I can't remember when I bought it so it must be a couple of years old at the least.

And:
Prior to the CPU upgrade it gave me no problem, none whatsoever.

I know it sounds suspicious but I am pretty sure the CPU did not kill it. The 8350 has no history of violence. It had no motive and I can find no evidence of any CPU wrongdoing.
.................................................
I am creating a new image on another drive, just in case.
 

A:WD - MyBook stopped working, no power or reset button

Can you try to connect it to a different computer? Just to see if it'll spin up.
If all else fails, and it has long passed the warranty, you can try to remove it from the external case. Then install it in a desktop as a second drive, if that's possible. If not you can carefully remove the existing drive from a laptop, insert this "faulty" drive and see if the Bios will recognize it.
Just be very careful. You can, if unlucky, ruin the laptop.
 

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I have a Chromebook that has suddenly disabled the use of the power button on the side. Because of this I am unable to reset to factory, enter developer mode, or Powerwash. This is a managed device. I have the ability to deprovision it throught the google console but I am afraid that once I do the power button still will not work but I wont be able to powerwash it to get it re-enrolled. Is there some way that a student could have disabled this button somehow?

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My yoga 900 power button suddenlty stopped working. It's not responding at all, I tried pressing and holding it for 60 seconds. To boot up my laptop, now i am using novo button, that's the only way i can wake up my laptop from a shutdown status.  When laptop is on, power button still doesn't do anything. (not going to sleep mode and even press and hold not working). The light on the power button is on (white color). Can someone help? Thanks.

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