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Windows 7: Can I make the keyboard backlight light up automatically?

18 Apr 2011   #1
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Can I make the keyboard backlight light up automatically?

Can I make the keyboard backlight light up automatically?

At every restart at least!

I would like to make it light up between 6 pm to 6 am, and not light up between 6 am to 6 pm , but all I want for now is to light up at every restart.


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23 Apr 2011   #2
simmo

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IMAyNeed View Post
Can I make the keyboard backlight light up automatically?

At every restart at least!

I would like to make it light up between 6 pm to 6 am, and not light up between 6 am to 6 pm , but all I want for now is to light up at every restart.
Well,depending on what keyboard it is, I would imagine that if it lights up in daylight hours (extrordinarily usefull that is ) some gamer/modder whatever has modded it.
I'd google it and see whats floating around re mods for your board..
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23 Apr 2011   #3
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thank you.

I didn't even know about the keyboard mods.
(Yes, ASUS G72 is a "Gamer" but I do not have 1 game installed. I got it for its performance/price)

I will check google, and let's see if there is any solution, and post back with the results.
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23 Apr 2011   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I have a Sony Vaio laptop with a backlit keyboard. Had to change a Sony specific Registry entry from hex 10 to FF so that that it stays lit all the time and would not drop every 10 seconds. Maybe you can find the registry entry that controls your backlight.
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23 Apr 2011   #5
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I have a Sony Vaio laptop with a backlit keyboard. Had to change a Sony specific Registry entry from hex 10 to FF so that that it stays lit all the time and would not drop every 10 seconds. Maybe you can find the registry entry that controls your backlight.
Will check that out. Thanks.
Say hi to Weissensee -where I was born- from me!
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23 Apr 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IMAyNeed View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I have a Sony Vaio laptop with a backlit keyboard. Had to change a Sony specific Registry entry from hex 10 to FF so that that it stays lit all the time and would not drop every 10 seconds. Maybe you can find the registry entry that controls your backlight.
Will check that out. Thanks.
Say hi to Weissensee -where I was born- from me!
Is that Weissensee near Erfurt? I was born south of Dessau, but now am in the Black Forest.
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23 Apr 2011   #7
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IMAyNeed View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I have a Sony Vaio laptop with a backlit keyboard. Had to change a Sony specific Registry entry from hex 10 to FF so that that it stays lit all the time and would not drop every 10 seconds. Maybe you can find the registry entry that controls your backlight.
Will check that out. Thanks.
Say hi to Weissensee -where I was born- from me!
Is that Weissensee near Erfurt? I was born south of Dessau, but now am in the Black Forest.
yes, near Pankow, Berlin.
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24 Apr 2011   #8
simmo

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

ummm...just caught on you have a laptop...lol....googled mods for it myself but found nothing...searched a few forums and nada also...Asus have a forum for Asus users so maybe asking there will get you a solution.
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24 Apr 2011   #9
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Nothing so far. F3 and F4 controls it already. I mean it is already integrated into the keyboard by F3 and F4. Other than no option or no software to make it always on at restart. I checked the G72 Owners Forum, but nothing so far.
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