Also I did go into the bios and set defaults... At least for the G73 series or even other series too. The one thing I would warn about that guide, Drew, is that it's meant for complete breakdown, all the way to M/B removal. Unfortunately, I think RMA is your only option in this case. http://sohohosting.net/not-working/asus-g74-backlit-keyboard-not-working.html
jamcghie02-21-2012, 02:04 AMI have the ASUS G74Sx... Reply With Quote 14-Jul-2011,13:48 #9 tyakos View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Newcomer Join Date Aug 2010 Posts 10 Re: keyboard backlight Asus G73SW Here you go: Thread Closed. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
It looks more like a hardware issue (i.e bad cable or bad cable connection). Go back a bios? Cat Windows 8 Forums Windows 8 Forums Ads Join Date Mar 2012 Posts 1,222 06-18-2012 #3 Medico Senior Member Join Date Mar 2012 Location USA Posts 3,606 Re: Laptop keyboard backlight The BIOS flash, or your KB backlight is still toast?
I would try pressing F2 at the ASUS splash screen to enter the BIOS, then "Load Optimized Defaults" (F9) and Save & Exit. http://btoforums.com/showthread.php?t=3525 has photos of a G74sx disassembly. I have no clue in how much work would be involved in getting them to run on mac osx tho... Asus Atk Package Windows 10 Use the fn+f4 combo at that moment.
Your cache administrator is webmaster. http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1689936.html 2n part of that page seems to contain links to even the code to control it... Generated Sat, 12 Nov 2016 18:24:21 GMT by s_mf18 (squid/3.5.20) Customer Support 1-866-236-8417 • Help • Get Discounts & Deals Free Gift with Orders Over $99 United States Store Training Find http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/g73-backlight-keyboard-wont-turn-on.487146/ BrodyBoy02-21-2012, 02:22 AMHave you tried any software fixes?
If that fails to cause the backlights to at least flash briefly on boot, I would check to see the power cable is connected. Atk Driver Asus Windows 10 fostert02-21-2012, 04:38 AMWhat failed? This is far better advice than "aw, just chuck your g74 and get a more expensive model: that'll solve you problem". did you find something to fix this ?
The patch post I found shows how to invoke the ACPI functions. dig this Sometimes you just have to boost the brightness lol i cant turn off the touchpad, turn on the keyboard backlight or change the volume with the function keys. Asus Keyboard Backlight Not Working unless I missed something. Asus Rog Keyboard Backlight Not Working Yep yesterday I booted up my ubuntu live USB stick (with the current latest version) and noticed in fact the keyboard is fully lit.
Send it to RMA, and get a non-functional laptop back? this contact form I would try pressing F2 at the ASUS splash screen to enter the BIOS, then "Load Optimized Defaults" (F9) and Save & Exit. Alright I am going to flash back to 202, here goes... Loading... Asus Atk Package
its so simple its stupid. jamcghie02-21-2012, 02:53 AMHi, jamcghie. I suspect this may also be possible on G74 systems. have a peek here BACKUP!
Yup. Asus Backlit Keyboard Driver Windows 10 Gaming and Technology Sports Fantasy Sports Education/Career/Finance WWE Wrestling Forum MMA Fighting Automotive and Motorsport Religion and Politics Relationships and Relationship Help Support & Feedback Board & Feature Requests Post Your That includes attempting to fix the problem by opening up the notebook and reconnecting an unconnected cable.
Paul's Hardware 127,226 views 21:33 ASUS K501LX-EB71 2015 Review: Best Gaming Laptop Under $1000 - Duration: 13:20. They do not light up on boot, they did before my RMA though. Have you altered anything in your configuration since the RMA? Asus Keyboard Light Wont Turn On It didn't work on 11.4.
As for you volume keys, are they FN+X or are they dedicated buttons? It should have all the fixes. Matthew Moniz 163,521 views 8:50 ASUS G75VW DH72 Repair How To Guide - By 365 - Duration: 24:58. 365 Laptop Repair 38,457 views 24:58 Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Review - Duration: Check This Out Sign in to report inappropriate content.
Not rebooting after uninstall of the older ATK Package could cause a problem. This is just incredibly sloppy work.... Then voila! Not sure how that would translate to the G73JH but as you say, DSDT could be the way.
Working... http://btoforums.com/showthread.php?t=3525 has photos of a G74sx disassembly. The time now is 10:27 AM. Andrew, Welcome to the Forum, & glad that you figured this issue out.
Tried booting windows and using the hotkey combos to brighten it up (Fun+F3, Fun+F4)? I would try pressing F2 at the ASUS splash screen to enter the BIOS, then "Load Optimized Defaults" (F9) and Save & Exit. Successes are always good to hear. Adam is online now My g73jh-a1 keyboard backlight doesnt work.
This is where I attempted to call ACPI methods in the Probook DSDT to manipulate the screen brightness. Brody and fostert are here. :) At any rate, hope the OP will find the answer to his query.) ColonelS02-21-2012, 02:31 AM+1 with reinstalling the drivers..