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Fn keys not working

Discussion in 'Asus' started by ericlala, Feb 2, 2006.

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  1. ericlala

    ericlala Notebook Consultant

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    everytime i start up in windows, i get the error about Hcontrol.exe... my Fn keys worked before but i think after some driver install from the asus disk was what made it stop working... help anyone?
     
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    Sounds like a problem with the ATK-100 drivers. Update or reinstall from the Asus site and that should fix it. The Hcontrol.exe is one of the 17 files in the update.
     
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    Ditto! Re-install the ATK0100 drivers and all SHOULD be well...
     
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    no luck, still getting error on start up and Fn keys not working. I'll give it one more go.

    Also, does the fan ever go off? I have undervolted to 6x @ 0.700 and 14x @ 1.07 and my cpu idle temp is still around 45-47C

    it might help to add that i have a z63a
     
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    Once the fan starts up... it will stay on indefinitely (in most cases).
     
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    Actually........ Asus' ATK drivers include all theremal management drives (like the ATK is supposed to) -- but it also controls all the hotkeys and function keys.....

    If you're still getting an error - then something's up.. I'd restore the system back to before you had the error because reinstalling it isn't getting rid of it. I guess you could always try to delete them first and then reinstall........ but trying a restore would be pretty easy......
     
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    ok thanks guys i got it working
    i uninstalled it then restarted windows, then it detected new hardware and i just let it automatically update it and it works

    however, my touchpad scroll doesn't work... when i press on the strip, it shows the scroll icon on the pointer but it doesn't move the page up and down
     
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    Are you using Mozilla Firefox? If so, update your Synaptics touchpad drivers from www.synaptics.com
     
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    u guys rock :)
     
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    Tell us something we don't know :cool:
    Haha..j/k
    Just glad we can help!
     
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    Awwwwww maaaaaaaaaan you guys beat me to it. Oh well.

    :D

    Goodjob notebookreview.com crew~!

    Cheers,
    Mike
     
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    now the only con about my z63a is the wireless led (using intel wireless abg) not lighting up and the combo drive being a bit wobbly on the plastic oval part u press to pull it out

    and **** the lcds are bright :) i had the laptop on in my room when i slept and occasionally the hd led would blink, it felt like one of those lightning flashes especially since it is blue... everything else i love
     
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