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Windows 7: Keyboard Media Keys Not Working with any Media Player (VLC,iTunes,WMP)

02 Oct 2014   #1
Liammail7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Keyboard Media Keys Not Working with any Media Player (VLC,iTunes,WMP)

Hello all,

I have been having a problem with my CoolerMaster Quickfire XT Stealth (Cherry Green Edition) Media Keys...

I have tried to reinstall the drivers, I have gone to services and set HID on and to automatic, I have connected via PS2 and USB. In all media players I attempt to push one of the buttons and i get the blue spinny loading wheel on my cursor. the media keys are actuated via a FN button which works for volume and Windows Key Lock. the media keys are located on F5-F8 via the FN Button as stated earlier. I am so lost now I will try anything to get this (2 Week old) Keyboard to work...


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02 Oct 2014   #2
Liammail7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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16 Feb 2015   #3
soeltz7fold

32
 
 

SOLVED
with this methode ( No working Media buttons, keyboard )

- Go to controlpanel --> Performance and maintenance --> Administrative tools

- Choose services and scroll down to find "Human interface devices"

- Right click and choose properties --> and change startup type from manual to automatic --> Reboot and your media buttons should now be working again!


At least it did here, and i'm now happy with my new keyboard!




CREDIT to Toby91 (y) thx
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16 Feb 2015   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

Thanks so much for pointing out that old thread with the answer to the problem. I'm having the same issue and it was driving me crazy. Couldn't find an answer till now.

Thanks again!
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16 Feb 2015   #5
soeltz7fold

32
 
 

Ure welcome bro ^_^
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