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debora09usa
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f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

My function keys for brightness aren't working. Is there anything that i can do to fix that? Also what could have caused it?

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Mumbodog
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

Have you tried holding the Fn key down and then use the F2 F3 keys?

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debora09usa
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

Yes I have. Nothing happens. It was working before, I dont undertand why it randomly stopped working.

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Mumbodog
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

Did you install any software lately? Did the function stop working after that?

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debora09usa
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

The only software i remember downloading recently is adobe flash player. Do you think that might have triggered it?

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Mumbodog
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

I don't think so, have you restarted the PC?

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debora09usa
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

No i hadn't but i just did and its working again. Thank you so very much. I cant believe it was something just as simple as that.

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Mumbodog
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

You are welcome, you don't know how many strange problems that cures, its the first thing i do when I have a probem I cannot solve quickly.

 

Have a great day.

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Mumbodog
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

You can mark my answer as the solution, this will make it easier for others to find the solution when searching these forums, thanks.

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MansoorAliA
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Re: f2 and f3 brightness keys not working

I have the same problem, the brightness keys (f2 and F3) are not working, with FN pressed. This issue is since around 2 months, have restarted the Unit many times....

Can you help?
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