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HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop - 15-dk1026ne
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My laptop's keyboard is backlit but it keeps timing out too quickly and there is no way to change the timeout delay i googled an answer but all i found was to try to go to the bios and find an option but i tried it and there was no option to change the timeout delay so i wanted to know if there is anyway that i can change the delay or if that wasn't an option.

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The BIOS Advanced section is generally available in Business class machines.


Example - BIOS – Backlit Keyboard and other Advanced Options


This is one of those situations where the how-to document mentions that a particular feature might not be supported on every computer.  The document does not offer an exact explanation because the document is not written for YOUR computer.


HP Consumer Notebook PCs - Using the Backlit Keyboard

Section: What do I do if the backlight turns on for only a few seconds?


Excerpted from the document:

Note:  If there is not a setting for the backlight timing in the BIOS, this behavior might not be supported on the notebook. Check your notebook model's product support documentation to confirm support.





The Advanced section is where the ability to adjust the timeout is controlled.

In general, consumer grade systems do not include the Advanced section.

Lacking the control option to adjust the timeout, you cannot set the back light to remain all the time.


In general, and there might be exceptions,


  • Business class computers offer the BIOS Advanced section. 
  • Examples of business class systems include and are not limited to:  Zbook Mobile Workstations, ProBook, EliteBook, EliteDesk, and others.


For example

  • The backlit keyboard timeout option is included in the Advanced section .
  • At this writing, consumer class systems may not include the Advanced BIOS section.
  • Examples of consumer grade systems include and are not limited to:  Spectre, Pavilion, Envy, Notebook.


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