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    Backlit keyboard broken?

    So I just got my g74 back from bestbuy repair (bios update fried the board, so sent it in and they replaced the motherboard), and now the backlit keyboard doesn't work. the fn key and all the other options work, just not the backlit keyboard. Is there a bios update/driver update that i could install to fix the issue?

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    Did you try Fn-F4 to turn on the keyboard backlight?

    If that fails, go to "Control Panel - Uninstall a Program" and uninstall the ASUS ATK Package - REBOOT - then install ATK Package 1.00.0014.
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    the fn-f3 and f4 button both do not work. however, all the other fn-functions work.

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    actually i just noticed. None of my lights up front work, no hdd light, battery charging light, wifi light.

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    Sounds like they forgot to reconnect some cables at Best Buy.
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    Try going into C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey and dbl-clicking HControl.exe
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    Read the User's Manual for more info.



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    I guess i'll pull it apart and see if i can find the unplugged cable. and that hcontrol.exe did absolutly nothing

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    Here is a G74SX Disassembly Guide: http://btoforums.com/showthread.php?t=3525. But I'd recommend bringing it back to Best Buy unless you have laptop repair experience.
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    I would bring it back anyway. Things should work when you just buy them.
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