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Backlit Keyboard

Q: Backlit Keyboard

I'm looking around for backlit keyboards, but I don't want anything too expensive. It would also be nice to have multimedia keys if possible. Also, if there's any good mice as well. I'd just like to look around because I'm thinking about changing mine. I don't have too much to spend so good deals would be nice.

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A: Backlit Keyboard

How much are you looking to spend? Do you want a Mechanical keyboard, or a membrane keyboard?
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A:Can I replace a ( Non-Backlit ) with a backlit keyboard in m...

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A:Can I Replace a Keyboard(Non-Backlit) with Backlit Keyboard ...

Hi,          Backlit Keyboard is available for only for selected models, you can check this info in Page # 2 in Chapter 1 Also I did check if a keyboard is available with backlit for your model HP Pavilion x360 13-u026tu but couldn't find one for this product. And its lists the keyboard without Backlit only.
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A:Non backlit to backlit keyboard

@orion13? Sorry to say but no. Your manual here. REO
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Have the same laptop and the same question in mind. Let me know if u find a solution to it.
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A:X0S19UA-Change keyboard to backlit keyboard

Hi, It is much better and cheaper to buy this option now because backlit keyboard alone won't work, you need a motherboard which have ports for you to connect those lights. Buy this option now may cost you say $50, replace it later may cost you ten times or more and in many cases not-workable. Regards.
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A:Backlit keyboard

 Hi @gruhls, Welcome to the HP Forums! I read your post on the HP Support Forums and wanted to reach out to you. With downgrading your HP ENVY 15-j007cl Notebook you might need to change the BIOS. I recommend to restore the BIOS defaults.You could restore the BIOS with this document selecting the reloading the BIOS default settings. That way it will look at the Hardware installed on the Notebook. You could try the Download here, under the Software-Security, as it is for Windows 7 and should work fine. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as Accept as Solution, this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks!    Thanks.
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A:backlit keyboard

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A:Backlit Keyboard envy 13t

 Hi @cmendoza7139,  Welcome to the HP Support Community! I read your post about your HP ENVY 13-d099nr Notebook and the Back-light concerns. You are correct in your findings, that the space bar does not light up on this Notebook. I hope this answers everything, Please click the Thumbs up and  Accept as Solution if you feel this post has helped you.  Thanks.
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A:Does E460 have backlit keyboard?

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A:Backlit Keyboard Compatable?

@joede44? What type of keyboard are you using???  " US, UK, French etc." I just need that info to give you the correct part number for the keyboard. REO
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A:how to set backlit keyboard always on (bright) wh...

Hi chazz101s , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
If you are planning on Booting with numlock turned on , this discussion can offer you options:
Press Win + R and type in RegeditNavigate to HKEY_USERS\Default\Control Panel\KeyboardRight click on the "InitialKeyboardIndicators", select Modify and changeValue data to 2. 
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A:Z50-70 backlit keyboard not working

Make sure all drivers are installed and up to date, also check bios settings just to double check everything is ok in there.

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A:P500 Backlit Keyboard

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A:Satellite S50-B-15P backlit keyboard not working

I have the same problem as its with you
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A:Unable to detect the backlit keyboard

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A:Backlit keyboard option on Z500?

Hi dustbunnycapers , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
There are variant models for Z500 that has optional backlit keyboards. 
To check externally , there is a backlit icon on the spacebar to indicate FN + spacebar to turn on/off.
Would you have the machine number on the sticker or to check it from parts lookup page.
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Update us as soon as convenient .
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A:xps 13 9350 keyboard backlit not working...

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I had bought some HPs for my staff and they have gray keyboard lettering I cant get on with so I thought I'd buy another Tosh. Chose the U500-18T and nasty surprise - gray lettering.

Then I find it is supposed to have backlit kb. The UK version has the same design of kb as rest of world but no backlight - result unreadable below anything but a well lit room. They haven't even bothered to put white lettering on. Cheap or what. So I called Tosh to buy a new kb and they were quite contrite.
So I have ordered a replacement kb from the US. I'm quite happy with US layout. Question is - will it work?
Is the fn-Z key still going to work. Is the kb even going to work? Can anyone help?

~~ Dave

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Is it possible to have the backlit keyboard turn on as the default?  (Acer Aspire M5)

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A:Backlit keyboard default setting

*bangs head on desk*
So sorry, I misread the unit. 
M5 does have Fn +F9 to turn on and off the backlight on the keyboard.
Regarding having it default to ON: 
I am not aware of a setting that will enable it by default, as it does add additional power draw, and will reduce battery life.
Leaving it as a setting for the user via toggle (Fn +F9) allows everyone to use the setting when they need or want to do so.
Again, sorry about the mix up.

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New to the group, glad to be here. Former long time Mac user now Windows convert.
I have a Lenovo Edge 2 with a Backlit Keyboard, you can turn the keyboard on or off by hitting the fn-spacebar at the sametime, it didn't even come turned on I had to dig online to figure it out. Since my Macs all came with Backlit Keyboards and stayed on all the time this is a new feature to me. Should I leave it on all the time like with the Macs I used to own or is it better to shut it on and off. I know it's a picky a question, but I really love this laptop and hate to see my Backlit feature die. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Should I Keep My Backlit Keyboard On All The Time Or Shut It On & Off???

Originally Posted by michaelwells40505 Hi,
New to the group, glad to be here. Former long time Mac user now Windows convert.
I have a Lenovo Edge 2 with a Backlit Keyboard, you can turn the keyboard on or off by hitting the fn-spacebar at the sametime, it didn't even come turned on I had to dig online to figure it out. Since my Macs all came with Backlit Keyboards and stayed on all the time this is a new feature to me. Should I leave it on all the time like with the Macs I used to own or is it better to shut it on and off. I know it's a picky a question, but I really love this laptop and hate to see my Backlit feature die. Thanks in advance for your help.
Michael in daytime and well lit rooms, you rather keep it off as that is a waste of battery. In dark areas you can keep them on
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For around $500ish?
I found an AUS at Bestbuy, its at 649.99.
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I liked my old laptop, Inspiron 9300, but I always used it late at night and always wished I had a backlit keyboard.
My main computer has a Core i7950, 6GB Ram, 1TB HDD, yada yada yada, so I don't need much for a laptop. Something to carry around, mess with while I'm on the couch, etc. Would like a decent sized Dell was 17" I beleive, wouldn't want anything tiny.
Thanks and Happy Holidays.

A:Decent Laptop w/ backlit keyboard?

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also would be nice, the more I look around, I more I think I'll be spending...
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Do you think it will work, probably we need some extra plug for this ?
My laptop has stock ThinkLight on top of LCD  (fn+Space works ON/OFF for it well).
Appreicate you help if you can know details.
Or maybe I can get two lights ? :-)
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A:T430S Can I replace keyboard for backlit one ?

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There is, however, I highly doubt a standard user would ever want to do this. And you will 100% break your warranty, and quite possibly break your computer trying to replace it. It is your own responcibility if you do it. It is not user friendly to implement. But if you really want to risk everything, you can find the part online, but your risk. If you want, you can wait for a ACE member to answer your question.

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A:backlit keyboard not working- XPS 15 L502

I assume that removed both the keyboard and palm rest first to remove the LCD assembly and finally the LCD bezel. I would go back and check the keyboard and make sure that both the keyboard data and back lite cables are connected correctly. The manual doesn't show a back lit keyboard, but on back lit keyboards there are two cables that will need to be connected.