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G46VW Backlight Issue - solved

Level 7
I recently installed an SSD from using a normal HDD. When I boot up the computer the backlight does flash. However when I get to windows it does not work.

I tried using the recovery usb I made with the original HDD, that didn't work.

So I used my fathers disc and product key, then a program to pull my key from the bios. Works fine.

I'm also having to manual install drivers, which is no problem. I am currently missing sleep mode.

Any suggestions on how to get the backlit keyboard working again? Doesn't seem there's software/drivers for it on the support site.

Level 7
Thanks the ATK did the trick! I thought something would specify about the backlight and not just the hotkeys as all of mine except those were working. Thanks again

Level 7
Glad to here it is fixed!

To all that still have the G46VW, I developed a modded BIOS that enables overclocking, timing adjust, and overvolting of the GTX660m. Here is the link!!!-Unlock-Overclock-Update-Tweak

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