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Backlight and vol keys not turning on

Q: Backlight and vol keys not turning on

My laptop backlight and vol keys do no turn on anymore. I don't know what happen there were working fine when i got the laptop but no longer turn on anymore. if you could tell me how to turn them back on or what have to do to get them working again??? please and thank you amie

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A: Backlight and vol keys not turning on

Hi, Try the following. Shutdown the notebook. Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery. Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds. Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu. Press f9 to load the defaults ( this is sometimes f5, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key ), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Regards, DP-K

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I have just bought a latitute E5550 which i'm generally happy with apart from the keyboard backlight keeps turning itself off which is really annoying
I can't see any way to stop this anywhere, i could live with it if it wasnt such a short time but it's like 5 seconds
Found a setting in the bios which stops it from happening when it's plugged in but doesn't seem to be any option for when it's running on battery
anybody know how to sort this out ?
Its very annoying having to keep moving the mouse or something to actually see the keyboard all the time

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My laptop is supposed to have the backlight feature, and it specifically says on the page specs for the model that it has a backlight on the keyboard.  It does not come on, <Fn+Space> does not turn it on, and I cannot figure out how to turn it on,   Windows 10settings say the model is "ideapad 510-15ISK" help?

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Just received my new ProBook 430 G4, made a clean install with Win 10 Pro 64 Bit and now my Keyboard Backlight as well as the fn-Keys are not working.  Installed all Updates from the HP Support Assistant. Anything I missed? 

A:HP Probook 430 G4 - Backlight and fn-Keys (brightness) not w...

Hi,Download, save and install these:Chipset:https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/sw...Hotkey driver:https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/sw...Wireless button:https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-probook-430-g4-notebook-pc/10477243/sw...Restart system, please check.RegardsVisruth

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I just replaced my previous 17" Inspirion with a new Model 5767 (17") and the backlit keyboard remains lit at all times, 24/7, even after the screen has gone dark.  I keep the system running 24/7, never going into sleep mode as long as it's plugged in, the same as I have done for all laptops in the past.
The previous Inspiron 17 also has the backlit keyboard, and it works perfectly, going dark shortly after being idle.
I have gone to all the mentioned steps, including the Windows Mobility Center and resetting the idle time setting to all of the different options, but the keyboard remains lit at all times... 
I should not have to resort to manually turning the backlight on and off as needed.  and to do so requires I open the Windows Mobility Center, as the noted keyboard shortcuts appear to work ( <Fn>+<F10> )
Any Help Appreciated.  I just spend a week doing a clean install of all my software and files to clean things up from older system to system transfers to eliminate things that were no longer needed and don't want to do that all over again if this system is faulty!!

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The surface book 2 is not turning on. The backlight on the keyboard is flashing. I have tried all the basic troubleshooting like long press the power button. Volume up and down. Windows key + shift + cntrl + B all tried but in vain. There is some important data i need. Please help asap.
 

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the functions of dimming, sound, backlight, etc are no longer working, or have shifted place. The F1 to F12 are functioning properly. Already looked up similar issues on the forum, and based on the answers found I can already say:- there is no update to do in the HP support assistant- there is no driver found on the website for the keyboard  

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When I try to adjust screen brightness on my Lenovo 92013IKB using the keyboard keys, I see the slider pop-up and change, but the brightness does not change immediately, if at all. In some instances, the screen brightness will change a minute or two after I've adjusted the setting, but it should be immediate after hitting the keys - like it was when I first purchased the laptop a few weeks ago. And sometimes it doesn't ever respond. I'm guessing some sort of update is interfering with the normal function of the screen backlight keys. I've uninstalled the display adapter driver (choosing the option to delete the files on uninstall), restarted and run windows update to reinstall the intel display drivers. This has not helped. Oddly enough, if I use my internet browser and perform a two-finger scroll, the screen brightness will adjust towards what I set it to, incrementally with each scroll until it reaches the setting I set it to previously. Really odd.  

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When depressing Power button, machine will not Boot. Screen is blank. Keyboard Backlight, LED Function Keys and Power Button Light flashes. Backlight and Function Keys would flash in a 1,2,3 cycle. 1 = Backlight2 = Function Key3 = No FlashPower button light would flash 3Xs stop 3Xs stop continuously.Cannot power off computer, even while holding down button for any amount of time.Did the battery thing. Disconneted, removed, pressed and hold power button up to a minute at times.   Connected power adapter and battery one at a time with no results. Also did the reset button thing a couple of times. Been up and down Google and YouTube cannot find anything that exacts the issues of my computer. Been working fine. Didn't use for about 3 weeks. Worked alright for a couple of times before problem occured. It's possible that I may not have shut it down it just went to sleep.Appreciate any help on this.

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Bug Description

Symptoms appeared after upgrading to BIOS ver: 4.0.11, A13 from previous ver:  4.0.9, A12 and clean-installing Ubuntu 16.10 or 16.04.1.
DELL Inspiron 14-3452 (3000 series) laptop
Upon tapping, once and releasing, either the XF86monBrightnessUp or XF86monBrightnessDown keys in a Unity-7 session, the OSD appears, sometimes delayed, and begins to lower or raise the backlight level, repeatedly, to the maximum or minimum level. The system comes under load and is less responsive to any input or attempts to cancel / counteract the action.
Manual adjustments via the echoing of numbers-in-range to the /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness work normally and as expected.

*** SOLUTION ***
Revert to previous BIOS version: 4.0.9, A12
Brightness keys return to normal operation in all desktop/windowing environments.

cross-posted to:  Laptop >> General Hardware / Video + OS and Applications - Forum

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Hi all,

I would like to turn off the keyboard shortcut for the Function keys (press F3 for search, etc.) I want to use them for macros while playing WoW but whenever I press F3 is brings up my laptops search function.

I have tried searching on the guide section and on google but have had no luck find a solution.

A:turning off the function keys.

Originally Posted by Crimzon07


Hi all,

I would like to turn off the keyboard shortcut for the Function keys (press F3 for search, etc.) I want to use them for macros while playing WoW but whenever I press F3 is brings up my laptops search function.

I have tried searching on the guide section and on google but have had no luck find a solution.



U Cound find many utilities to map the keys here. But before doing that create system restore point. if anything goes wrong u may restore your windows..

Let me know the result

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Hi
I have an ASUS laptop which runs windows 10 but does not have a CAPS/NUM/SCROLL lock indicator light. So naturally I enabled toggle keys, however 6 months on and the constant, irritating beep each time I press a button I need is starting to drive me insane. I have previously researched how to remove this 'toggle keys' feature after it would not disable if i just reversed the procedure i did to enable it. This involved using regedit and removing flags data and restarting the laptop. After numerous attempts this did not work. I have found related settings in the control panel and attempted to turn these off however I click apply and then ok but one return to the settings page the settings has not changes. I expect this is an issue in itself.

Would anyone be able to assist me on this and any help would be greatly appreciated,
Thanks
 

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Every so often I open my laptop and try to change the display brightness or use any of the hot keys I find that they've been turned off. I've had this laptop for over two years and this just started happening recently. I was able to install an older version of Lenovo Vantage so I now have the ability to turn the hot keys back on, however it seems that this setting never saves and it always reverts to hot keys off. Anyone know a fix for this?

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Hello. Last I burned in the settings windows 10 and turned off the keys that have done that it can be louder and quieter sound. Now I have to use the FN key. Please help how to restore teeth tch use the keys without FN

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I have Windows 7 - I guess there is short cut keys - can ALL of them be turned off - It keeps moving files all over my hard drive - especially to the users\myName\folders - I dont use any Bill Gates folders for data files - he has a tendency to want to control you.

This is very annoying - I really hope there is some settings that allow you to turn of the Bill Gates Shortcut keys.
I want to manage MY computer

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how can i do this and can someone post step-by-step with screenshots if possible this is really annoying.

A:Turning off Sticky keys Permanently!

Are you playing a lot of games etc? IF so, maybe turn your key mapping around, so if FIRE is your SHIFT key, why not make it the mouse button or something? Just a thought though, just a thought...

However, i am not 100% sure how you can turn it off. GO to the microsoft website and download the utilities program. this might be of some use.

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I want to turn off sticky keys but there's one problem...I don't have Accessibility Options in my Control Panel. I've looked at the Add and Remove Windows Components and ran Windows Update but I can't seem to figure out how to get Accessibility Options on my computer so I can turn off that annoying sticky keys.

All help is greatly appreciated!

A:Problem turning off sticky keys

Press the SHIFT key five times in rapid succession.

~Blade

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So I am having trouble with this toogle key thing. I turned in on by mistake a few weeks ago (great mistake). Probelm is from then onwards, when ever I turn it off it activates again after I restart my computer. 
I looked online and read that I have to change the "sign- in settings'' so that It doesn't turn on my toogle keys whenever I restart my laptop. I did thta hoping it would fix the issue, however it is still happening.
After I reset everything (ease of access + sing in settings) and restart my laptop it turns everything on again. It even resets my sing in settings so that y tootgle keys turn on afater restart (even though I change it everytime). 
I am now out of solutions and HATE THE ANNOYING TOOGLE KEY SOUND. I really just want help disabling it for good. can anyone help?

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My sister dropped her T410 and cracked the LCD screen, which clearly was not covered under the basic warranty.  The $950 quote for repair was a little steep (basically the cost of the laptop) so we decided to try a repair ourselves.  I replaced the LCD screen with a model suggested by the Lenovo rep.  With the new screen in place, the backlight doesn't function at all (can see information on the screen with a flashlight but otherwise nothing).  I also put the old screen back in (which previously was backlit despite being cracked) and observed the same problem.  I made sure the LCD cable was seated firmly at both ends. Considering things as they stand now, my question is about the best route to take from here.  As I understand it, since the LED backlight is powered by the system board, we either buy a new system board or use this laptop as a "desktop" attached to a standalone monitor.  Replacing the LED sub card seems questionable for this particular problem (saw another post here with that conclusion).  We could replace the LCD cable, but it seems to me more likely that the fuse on the motherboard is blown.  If it comes down to motherboard vs. desktop use, we'll probably avoid the motherboard replacement since it is somewhat expensive. Am I missing any obvious ideas?  Should I consider replacing the LCD cable more seriously?  Is the LED sub card more relevant to the LCD/backlight than I think?  I'm hoping t... Read more

A:T410 LED-backlight LCD screen: suggestions for no backlight

spencerkellis wrote:Is the LED sub card more relevant to the LCD/backlight than I think?Yes, the backlight is LED. What else would that card be for? You should also make sure that the cable to that card is seated all the way, from what you describe it sounds like it came loose. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-72786.html

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New to the forum so Hello everyone.

I understand how to turn down the level of brightness through backlight control but how do I decrease the level even further? The slider in the brightness bar is all the way down (left) yet at nights the light from backlights are too bright!

Couldn't someone please help me out?

Dimming is an option but it still doesn't decrease backlight.

A:Backlight - Decreasing backlight Level more

let's see: there should be backlight and brightness adjustments on the monitor, plus contrast which does affect final light output somehow, plus all those except backlight should be duplicated inside video drivers on your computer and gamma on top of that. If it's a laptop then there should be some combination of Function key and arrows to adjust backlight directly. If you can't get the screen dark enough with all those controls, could be something wrong. If controls are too limited and your environment is totally dark then buy anti glare screen protector, that usually cuts the light coming out probably at least by half.

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I'm not sure if this happened with 5.55, but with 5.56, when I hit the volume up or down on my keyboard to turn the sound down for everything, it turns down winamp's volume bar too. Sometimes I can move winamp's volume bar up and down and it won't even be working. What causes this? It's pretty annoying for the music to turn down twice as fast or winamp's volume bar to not even work at all.EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum

A:Volume keys turning down computer volume and winamp volume at the same time?

Bump

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My other half and son were using the computer yesterday, and then left it on to do some other things, upon returning to the laptop noticed that the power button was solid blue (should be flashing orange when in standby mode), with nothing on the screen, moved the mouse with nothing happening as well as CTRL+ALT+DELETE.

Powered computer down by holding the on/off button for 5 seconds, restarted but noticed that I could hear the DVD drive power up but that is where it stops/hangs, nothing comes on the screen. Have done this numerous times, as well as removing the battery and starting with just mains power on?


Can anyone help with what might be going on ??



JeffM

A:Re: Satellite A100 - Won't reboot after turning off and turning back on ?

Hi,

Can you enter Bios (f2 on startup) to check if the HDD recognized. Also, try to reinstall Windows with a recovery disk or Windows copy disk.

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Hi there, i have some issues with my monitor (awhhh).

It's working fine like 10-20-30 minutes and then it's turning off (for no reason) while the cumputer is running and the flash/button goes pink. I don't know what's this colour stands for. Blue is when the monitor is active, yellow is when the monitor is turn to sleep and when i shut down my computer, but PINK? What's that, anyone?

The monitor is turning OFF, not in a sleep mode or something.
I must remove the cable and push back in every 20 minutes. That's wrong.

Maybe it's the cabel, maybe something with drivers and stuff...i don't know.

HELP!



please anyone....it's my moms monitor and she's gonna kill me, i blew it up.

Thanks.

Flux333
 

A:Monitor is turning off and the button in the right corner is turning pink

It would be nice to know the brand and model of the monitor
 

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Here is the issue, when my computer goes to sleep after it's on for a while when I move the mouse to get the screen back up it shows the backround no icons or anything to click.
Same if I turn it off and turn it back on. I have to turn it off and on many times then go to safe mode and shut down then turn it on again for it to work. Just now I had to turn it on/off 4 times for it to show the icons and task bar. Usually it is left blank with nothing to click having no choice but to turn it off.
Norton says no viruses.
My computer is HP with windows 7. I bought it in 2011.
This problem has been happening for a long time. Please help.

A:When turning off computer & turning it back on again screen is blank

Hello squirrels and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think I'd start out by trying to do a startup repair. It's been suggested that the startup repair be done 3 times (regardless of what the notifications say) and the computer rebooted after each repair.

Startup Repair

If this doesn't fix the problem one of the Forum experts has prepared these troubleshooting guides with some additional suggestions.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hello there. Yesterday, I bought the Ideapad 310-15isk, and it's phenomenal in many aspects. However, I'm a bit bothered by the extensive keyboard this laptop has, most importantly, the pagination commands on the arrow keys. I've been meaning to find a solution to disable those and just make them work on the Numpad since it's really bothersome to type on and then go all the way back because of the return pagination key. Is there any solution for this to unbind those commands only on the arrow keys?

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This is an odd issue that I have not found anyone else having. I am not sure as to the cause of it. 

Basically, when I press certain pairs of keys, the computer acts as though another key is being pressed as well. 
Some examples:
q+s: qws
w+d: wed
r+y: ryu
k+u: kui
l+i: lio

There are others, as well as ones with 3 keys triggering a fourth. They follow no general pattern (although wd, qs, ku, and li are the same pattern
on the keyboard, that pattern doesn't cause a similar response on other keys, like ef, rg, th, yj, etc.)

This problem has persisted as long as I have had this laptop. I got it used on Amazon. It said that, in terms of condition, it just had a few minor
scratches and such, which is accurate. 

This occurs every time the keys are pressed at the same time (in fact, while typing this, I was constantly having to correct typos such as "everyu",
"lioke",  and "whiole".)

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I have a lenovo G50-30 laptop with os of windows 7 x64. I have got problem with Fn keys. Example after windows 7 open, on the desktop. I see the sound bar imidietly goes to zero. I press on the sound bar to increase the volume,  the bar it goes again down. After I press 1-2 times the F3(volume up), after that I go to the sound bar, it is allow to increase the volume. Also, try to disable the hot keys in the bios, after i save and reboot. it makes loop to the bios again. Sorry for my english. I made clear as i can. Any idea it would be grateful.Thanks

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Several days ago I noticed that these keys were having difficulty in responding when they were struck. Sometimes I had to press hard on the keys to get them to work until eventually they stop responding. I am wondering if it's a hardware or software problem. I used an external keyboard as well as the onscreen keyboard and they work fine. So should I replace the keyboard???......

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Two questions:

1. This first one is a question about what two registry keys do. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > services > Tcpip > Parameters > DNSRegisteredAdapters > *Corresponding NIC*. What are the Flags, and RegisteredSinceBoot
keys? What do they do?
2. I attempt to change the values of these keys. They go back to their original values if I restart, log in, or run ipconfig /registerdns. 

Here is some background. I am on an IT engineering, and I have been looking into a DNS issue we have had for quite some time. The issue is that our AD DNS server records do not update for about half of our machines. We have timestamps dating back a couple of
months (I know, I know, scavenge. The team in charge of that is in the process of getting that set). I have been looking into a multitude of things to ensure all computers' DNS records update. 

In my testing, I have checked several machines and notice that those keys mentioned above have the values of- flags = 2, and registeredsinceboot = 1. On the computers that aren't updating their values are 0. I have attempted to change to 2 and 1 on a computer
that isn't updating, but the values always revert back to 0. 

Perhaps the issue we are seeing isn't related at all to the keys presented, but if you can help me identify the purpose of these keys, and how to save the values if changed, that would be greatly appreciated. At least for testing purpose. 

Some mor... Read more

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Hi everyone, The problem happened unexpectedly, i.e., I didn't install any software, didn't update the BIOS, didn't change the hardware. Just one morning after the laptop booted as usual (in Linux), the problem appeared and keeps on appearing every morning ever since.The problem: each key on the column "9-o-l-." when pressed started to activate (also) another key on the keyboard: "9" activates F11, "o" increases the audio volume,  "l" mutes the audio speaker, and "." mutes the microphone. This is even visible on the keyboard LEDs "Speaker muted" and "Microphone muted."The problem appears consistently in both Windows and Linux, and even before any OS boots (on the BIOS/Setup screen). However, after the laptop works for about an hour, the problem disapears (i.e., the keys don't activate other keys) and it does not appear until the next time I boot on the next day. I ran the keyboard tests on Windows and they passed.Strangely enough, Shift +(problematic key) works correctly, i.e., gives the uppercase character of the corresponding key. However, Alt+(problematic key) gives the same problem as without Alt.The following workaround works: I disable (in Linux) the shortcuts for the affected audio controls, so when "o" or "l" is pressed, the expected character "o" or "l" gets properly typed and is shown. Key "." cannot be deactivated as shortcut, but it both mutes the speaker and also correctly types "." (so annoying, but workable). Thus, it appears that when key "o" is pres... Read more

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Hi everyone, The problem happened unexpectedly, i.e., I didn't install any software, didn't update the BIOS, didn't change the hardware. Just one morning after the laptop booted as usual (in Linux), the problem appeared and keeps on appearing every morning ever since.The problem: each key on the column "9-o-l-." when pressed started to activate (also) another key on the keyboard: "9" activates F11, "o" increases the audio volume,  "l" mutes the audio speaker, and "." mutes the microphone. This is even visible on the keyboard LEDs "Speaker muted" and "Microphone muted."The problem appears consistently in both Windows and Linux, and even before any OS boots (on the BIOS/Setup screen). However, after the laptop works for about an hour, the problem disapears (i.e., the keys don't activate other keys) and it does not appear until the next time I boot on the next day. I ran the keyboard tests on Windows and they passed.Strangely enough, Shift +(problematic key) works correctly, i.e., gives the uppercase character of the corresponding key. However, Alt+(problematic key) gives the same problem as without Alt.The following workaround works: I disable (in Linux) the shortcuts for the affected audio controls, so when "o" or "l" is pressed, the expected character "o" or "l" gets properly typed and is shown. Key "." cannot be deactivated as shortcut, but it both mutes the speaker and also correctly types "." (so annoying, but workable). Thus, it appears that when key "o" is pres... Read more

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My Dell Inspirion 3148 (Intel i3) laptop's certain keys are not functioning, I have updated all the drivers now what can be done?
performed all steps as asked by agent here....

but still the issue

A:Dell Inspirion 3148 keyboard (left side keys like 1, Q, A, Z, Caps Lock) keys are not functioning)

I'm assuming you have windows 10 on the system.....
I'd suggest you check Sticky keys in control panel. You might have mistakenly turn it on.
At the left bottom of taskbar, right click windows icon, click on Control Panel, Ease Of Access, and then Change How Your Keyboard Works. If there's a check mark in box - Turn on Sticky keys) then uncheck it and click Apply.

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Malwarebytes pardons Pirates and gives away free one year premium license keys. Malwarebytes Corporation is after the counterfeit keys, they?re running ?Amnesty key? program with which, if Malwarebytes Program detects abused, pirated or counterfeit keys during the upgrade to version 2.1.8, then the user will be presented with a special screen (Locate your license key) with two options (check the screenshot below).

Selecting the first ? ?I?m not sure where I got key from, or I downloaded it from the Internet? ? or second option ??I purchased my key?? will issue users a new and unique key of Malwarebytes anti-Malware premium, which user can use for one year or 12 months for free.



If you don?t activate the key or click the ?Cancel? button, then you?ll remain on the free version.

Next go to ?My Account? screen, note down the new key, your old key will be disabled after a period of time. This way, Malwarebytes disables all the pirated keys and, those who got Premium keys will enjoy one year protection and can renew if they desire when they about to expire.

What is Malwarebytes Amnesty Program?

The program page says ?The Internet is full of pioneers and cowboys. It?s also got its fair share of pirates and trolls. Some of those bad guys may have duped you into purchasing a counterfeit version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Or perhaps we?ve simply detected a problem with your key. Not to worry. We?re here to help.?

?Malwarebyte... Read more

A:Malwarebytes Amnesty program allowing Pirate Keys to turn into Genuine Premium License Keys

Hmm 12 months is too much methinks...

Should have been 2- 6 months.
 

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Hello,How can I get the home and end keys near the arrow keys on my keyboard without losing page up and page down?I'm a power screen reader user and use the home and end keys once every 5 minutes and I use the computer for around 9-10 hours a day.This means there is a whole lot of moving my hand from the arrow keys to the top of the keyboard. After a day of using my new laptop, my arm is starting to hurt from moving from the bottom to the top of the keyboard so much.What most manufacturers do is have fn+left be home and fn+right be end. They also have fn+up be page up and fn+down be page down. I would love this! Currently the page up and page down keys are right above the arrow keys. FN + page up and down being mapped to home and end would be great as well. I can't figure out how to map fn keystrokes using something like Auto Hot Key though. I would be OK with swapping the home and end keys with the page up and down keys, but I can't figure out how to do that either. Auto Hot Key does not work 100% of the time and I need this functionality 100% of the time.What method would be the best for me to get home and end by the arrow keys?

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Hey Everyone

Started typing on my internal laptop keyboard today and reliased that mainly keys a b and n were not working.
So I decided to clean them by taking off the key and white holder, then used a cloth to clean all the dust etc.. both under the rubber button and around it. This still didn't work however, so I then decided to uninstall and reinstall the driver as well. However this didn't work either.

Its probably best to try and buy a new one off e-bay, but before I do this does anyone else have any suggestions?

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

Thanks

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Brightness key ( F2 and F3) key stopped working suddenlyI am using the HP 15-af114AU Notebook (AMD A8 Processor) . Operating on Windows 10 -64 bit Its been just 2 weeks I bought. The brightness key i,e, f2 and f3 were working then after some days i noticed it wasn't working ,I tried doing it manually through the brightness option on the settings ,still it wasn't changing.From the time i have bought this notebook i have downloaded only  SKYPE, Chrome and few THEMES for google Chrome.All the other funtion keys are working except these .Please help me with this issue. 

A:Brightness control keys (Function keys) on the keyboard stop...

Hi, Try the following. Download the AMD HD Graphics installer on the following link and save it to your Downloads folder. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp74501-75000/sp74716.exe When done, open your Downloads folder, right click the AMD Graphics installer and select 'Run as Administrator' to start the installation. When this has completed, shutdown the notebook. Unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu.  Press f9 to load the defaults ( this is sometimes f5, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key ), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter.  Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Start the notebook and let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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In my data base, I have one main table related to many slave tables in one-to-many relationships. I would like the primary key in the main table to populate to the other tables, as a foriegn key, without having to type it in each time I create a record in one of the other slave tables. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Populating primary keys as foriegn keys into tables.

Jiimandjo, welcome to the Forum.
Well you should be using Forms & Subforms for your data entry. When you link the Main form (based on the main table) to the Subform via the master key/foriegn key Access auto populates the foriegn key for you as soon as you enter soem data in to the subform.
 

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I have been using Dell Inspiron 15 5567 i7 since August of 2017. On January 3, 2017 I restarted my laptop for Windows updates. However, when I began to use the laptop after the restart it became apparent that the multimedia keys (volume, brightness, play/pause, etc.) weren?t working. It appears that during the restart, the top row of keys somehow changed from primarily acting as multimedia keys to primarily acting as function keys. This change is unwanted and quite inconvenient for me.
I?ve spent a fair amount of time searching through options and settings in Windows Control Panel and Windows Settings and haven?t found anything related to the function of the multimedia/Fn keys. I?ve gone to the BIOS settings three times and not only is there nothing related to the multimedia/Fn keys, but my BIOS doesn?t seem to have the same configuration and options as the online examples. I have accessed BIOS both by pressing shift while selecting restart and by pressing F2 when the Dell screen appears when restarting. Finally, the Fn-lock key (Fn+Esc) does not seem to have any function at all.
I feel that I?ve exhausted all of the obvious options and all of the options I can easily find online. I would greatly appreciate any help in figuring out how I can switch the Fn keys back to performing as multimedia keys. Have I looked over something? Am I not properly accessing BIOS settings? Please help.

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Hello all, my function keys have stopped working completely. I tried following the keyboard troubleshooting guide where it says to look for a HOT KEYS driver on hp.com, the problem is that this driver is not avaible for my device.Also, I tried googling it and download this hot keys driver for windows 10 and when I try to install it, it just says it's not compatible with my device. Don't know what else to do.

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Hello,

I am used to using the hjkl keys as arrow keys on my home computer by using xmodmap to avoid moving from the home row. Is there any way on 'microsoft windows 8' to configure the hjkl keys to be used as arrow keys while a modifier key such as 'ctrl', 'alt' or 'meta' is held down?
The hjkl keys must still be able to function as normal when a modifier is not pressed.

Kind Regards,

Ben

A:remap meta + hjkl keys to arrow keys.

I would use Autohotkey.

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Hey guys,

I'm having a really big problem with my keyboard. I'm running windows 7. The problem started about four days ago, I've searched for various ways to solve this problem but I couldn't find any.

The issue is that randomly, my keyboard will stop typing keys and every time I hit a key, instead of typing a key, it would act as if I was hitting a shortcut. Such as, when it happens i hit the "F" key and the tools options come up. This happens on every windows even on MSN messenger, I hit my keys and it hits shortcut keys for the window I'm on.

I would be using my computer for a while and the keys would work fine but then a little later, somethings 30 minutes sometimes an hour or two, randomly they turn into shortcut keys. Every key i hit, I tried a new keyboard but it seems to happen also. I don't get the issue, I've scanned fully using malwareBytes, MCAffee, and Advanced system pro, but it's still happening. It's really frustrating and annoying when it does happen. I've turned my keyboard off and on, re sync'd. I'm starting to lean more towards it being a virus or something that messed with my settings somehow.

Malwayre Bytes did find something while scanning

files\Spigot\wtxpcom\components\widgitoolbarff.dll (Adware.WidgiToolbar) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

I'm really stumped here, I haven't tried un-installing my keyboard & re installing it but Idk what good t... Read more

A:Keyboard keys randomly turn into shortcut keys

I would also like to add that, when this occurs. I have to restart my computer for the keyboard to work correctly. It's wireless & I've tried a wired keyboard also, it's the same issue.

Also when this happens, while on the internet. Every time I click a link or the internet like "home" "news" anything at all on the internet even an image, it won't go to it but instead it will download the data into my computer... It's very strange & I'm completely stumped on what to do. Or to even search this on google for other similar issues, I don't even know how I would go around to search that. Or what I would type in the search bar. This happens with both Firefox & google chrome. Even outside the internet in just my desktop, it's impossible to type even on notepad.

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okay so i accidentally turn on stickykeys and everything goes wrong

everything is caps locked (including the numbers and periods) and only the letters are uncaps locked when i turn the caps lock on

i turned sticky keys and filter keys off but the problem still remains

also< the scroller on the mouse flips through the previous pages and does not scroll down the page like its supposed to

if i try to highlight something everything in front of it will be highlighted

does anyone know how to fix all of this?

A:[RESOLVED] Problem With Filter Keys And Sticky Keys

Nevermind. I fixed it.

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So for some reason they just stopped working all of a sudden. it is a huge problem as space isa function key. I know it registers a a key press on function and i have tried everything to fix it.

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

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