Asus G51J backlit keyboard

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  1. kohck

    kohck Notebook Enthusiast

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    Hi,

    How does the Asus G51J backlit keyboard works? How do i turn it on?

    When i switch off all the lights in the room, the backlit keyboard did not turn on automatically. Did i receive a defective product?
     
  2. Justin@XoticPC

    Justin@XoticPC Company Representative

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    FN+ F3 or F4 toggles the backlit keyboard on the G51J. If this does not work it could be a loose connection or a bad keyboard.
     
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    there is no light sensor to turn it on (if i'm reading your question correctly), only the function keys as justin said.
     
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    I am having the same problem. I turned the lights off and i hit FN F3/F4
    No lights. Does anything else control this?
     
  5. vono

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    Not sure if you have done a clean install or something but believe you have to install the corresponding drivers for these functions to work.
     
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    i did a clean install and installed all the ATK drivers and such.

    However when i hit the fn + F4 I dont see any little graphic in the middle of the screen like i do when i use the other hot keys

    Dont want to RMA if i dont have to
     
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    Strange do any of the other function keys show up on the screen like volume up down etc. Like fn - f11 f12 for volume?
     
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    Lanaya Templar Assassin

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    you don't get a graphics in the middle of the screen for the FN+F3/F4, At least I don't, but the keys still light up
     
  9. vono

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    Interesting I do see the icons on the screen. This maybe has something to do with installing one driver but not the other or something. I followed one of the guides here to not have the bloatware but the necessary ones. Not really sure ...
     
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    Yea this stinks, All other function keys work.

    THe best part about this is this is a replacement laptop because for my G50 that they couldnt repair. I had it 2 days :(

    RMA once again.
     
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