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12-05-2009 09:12 AM
I'm using an HP Pavilion dv6000 Notebook series.
I noticed that my Caps Lock LED is not working but its FUNCTION is working fine.. same goes with Scroll Lock. Here's the weird part.. when I press Num Lock ( function key + scroll lock ) the LED turns on!
I already tried a system recovery, it didn't solve the issue. Is there something wrong with my BIOS?
Any help from you guys will be highly appreciated.. thanks!
12-05-2009 09:18 AM
Sometimes electrical components needs to have all power sources removed and reintroduced to work properly. Try performing a hard reset first, if it doesn't work then try updating your BIOS. If neither works...It's pretty much dead and not worth fixing.
To Perform A Hard Reset
- Shut down the computer by going to the Start menu and selecting shut down. (If you have no display, hold the power button down for 5 seconds)
- Disconnect the AC Adapter from the notebook.
- Remove the battery from the bottom of the notebook. There will be a switch/button to eject the battery.
- Wait at least 1 minute with all power sources disconnected.
- Re-insert the battery and reconnect the AC Adapter and then attempt to power on the notebook.
09-04-2010 11:31 AM
amazingly i am also facing the same problem, fn+scroll = led glow otherwise not and the caps lock has stoped glowing completely, and i am at a complete loss because its been only a few months that i bought my HP dv42106tx laptop, and its already facing so many problems, please someone debug these problems HP laptops are facing.
09-14-2011 04:33 AM
Exatly same problem with me!!! It`s a dv-6000 series.
I noticed that when I push caps lock on my laptop, the function works but the light does not illuminate.
And it`s incredible the number of pepople that have the same problem... and more incredible is the fact that HP never show a solution to it!!!