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cant turn up or down the screen brightness with win7 on my g50vt-x5

Discussion in 'Asus' started by gordesky1, Sep 28, 2009.

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  1. gordesky1

    gordesky1 Notebook Evangelist

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    ok i got eveything setup and working and runs smootly but i tried to turn the brightness up and it doesint work or down..

    i even went in power settings and try it there but it doesint make a diffrence...

    is there a trick or a fix for this?
     
  2. David

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    Have you installed the ATK_Hotkey utility?
     
  3. gordesky1

    gordesky1 Notebook Evangelist

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    yep ony buttons dont work is sleep wireless and brightness.

    mute and the sound buttons works
     
  4. ASUS Customer Care

    ASUS Customer Care Company Representative

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    Most likely missing some ATK drivers.

    Please double check

    ATK DRV
    ATK HOTKEY
    P4GX
    ATK ODS2
    ATK ACPI

    some models require all ATK based and related utilities/drivers to be installed.

    Unfortunately, since we will not be receiving Windows 7 based computers until the first week of Oct, we do not have any way to verify in the US if all our drivers are fully compatible.
     
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    xleonid Notebook Consultant

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    Here is the simple trick for you which will fix the problem permanently

    -Open Regedit via run (Windows key + R) "regedit" w/o the quotes.

    Find:
    Modify HControlUser to HControl and the directory should have quotes as you see below, with the assumption that ATK Hotkey is installed in its default directory.
     
  7. gordesky1

    gordesky1 Notebook Evangelist

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    sorry it took me long to post but i think i found the problem

    ATK ACPI wont install it keeps saying install failed! atk0100 utility im also runing it as admin.


    i also tried to update it threw device manager and it said it needs to be retarted so i thought it would work next time but nope all buttons going up to the lcd shut off button doeisnt work but lcd and pass that works


    yep thats the guide i followed..


    edit again... stanby button works win 7 had it off n power settings ony buttons dont work is the wireless mail and teh brightness buttons
     
  8. gordesky1

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    oh and also the splendid utilty is also not working what i mean about not working is when i try to change modes it doesint change it says it did but it doesint...
     
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