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Q: X1 volume rocker side buttons doesn't work when li...

Hello, I have an X1 Yoga and just noticed that the volume rocker (the physical buttons on the right side of the computer) don't seem to work when my lid is closed. When the lid is open, the rocker works great. But not otherwise. I have tried playing music from both Spotify and Youtube. Both sources of audio don't work. (Not sure if that's relevant, but just thought I'd mention it.) If there are any other X1 owners out there (Yoga or Carbon; I believe they're very similar), could you please test this out? I normally adjust volume with the Fn keys (with the lid open, obviously) so I didn't notice this issue until today. I was just trying to listen to music with the lid closed for the first time today when I noticed the problem. Thanks!

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Hello, I have an X1 Yoga and just noticed that the volume rocker (the physical buttons on the right side of the computer) don't seem to work when my lid is closed.  When the lid is open, the rocker works great.  But not otherwise. I have tried playing music from both Spotify and Youtube.  Both sources of audio don't work.  (Not sure if that's relevant, but just thought I'd mention it.) If there are any other X1 Yoga owners out there, could you please test this out?  I normally adjust volume with the Fn keys (with the lid open, obviously) so I didn't notice this issue until today.  I was just trying to listen to music with the lid closed for the first time today when I noticed the problem. Thanks!

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I have a Thinkpad Yoga S1 and I was wondering how I can disable the volume rocker on the side of the system. I still want to be able to use the volume controls on the keyboard, but sometimes I accidentally press them and sometimes they get stuck so I want to just turn them off. How do I do this?Thanks.

A:Disable Volume Rocker on the side of Thinkpad Yoga...

I have the Yoga X1, and I have the same problem.  I keep mine verticle in a sleeve in my backpack, but these buttons are on the opposite side of the power port, so they face down and frequently get pressed due to gravity, which wakes the computer, which then runs down the battery and super heats up the unit while not being used in my backpack.  They also seem to somehow start the music player.  Anyway, there must be a registry key to disable them if Lenovo didn't have the foresight to put in an option to control/reprogram them.  Hopefully somebody knowledgible will respond.

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I use Dell Studio 1536 with this resolution :

It is important for me to keep 2 apps in same screen at least, for example IE and Translator.

I also tried to edit regedit as a tutorial found on Bing said to follow to enabling this feature.
but the problem still is alive and restrict me just to switching between apps which is not comfort.

any solution ?

thank you

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Try this:

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So I waited three weeks to get this thing from China, finally get it all set up only to discover the volume rocker does not work AT ALL.  Not only does it not adjust the volume, but I'm pretty sure it's defective... There is more action/click in one direction than the other... seriously, Lenovo?  I paid TOP DOLLAR for this thing.  What are you going to do to fix it, and DON'T EVEN tell me to mail it ANYWHERE until my replacement arrives...

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My new keyboard works, except for its volume control buttons and its l<< >ll >>l previous play/pause and next buttons. Why is this and how do I get them to work??

My keyboard is a wireless Logitech K360

A:New keyboard volume control buttons don`t work

Hi inaniloquent, Have you loaded the drivers ? Support + Downloads: Wireless Keyboard K360 - Logitech Setpoint software controls the key

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I did a clean install of Windows 7 on my Hp DV9823CL. The quickplay and dvd buttons work,but the volume and mute buttons do not. This is what I sent HP:

problem description : I did a clean install of Windows 7. Prior to the clean install all quickplay buttons worked fine. Now the quickplay and the dvd buttons work,but the volume and mute buttons do not work.
troubleshooting : I reinstalled quickplay, as well as the quick play buton drivers that are listed. I also did a troubleshoot that worked once when I removed the battery and put it back in. This also does not fix the problem.

This is what their repsonse was:

Thank you for contacting HP Total Care.
Scott, as I was checking your notebook?s specification I found that your notebook was shipped with Windows Vista. Your notebook is not upgradable to windows 7 as there is no driver available your notebook?s driver page. Your notebook is design to perform its best in Windows Vista. So I request you to get back to the original operating system.
If you need further assistance, please reply to this message and we will be happy to assist you further.
For information on keeping your HP and Compaq products up and running, please visit our Web site

So do they really think, I should dump a better OS and go back to Vista,just because the volume and mute buttons do not work..there must be a solution.

A:Volume and Mute buttons do not work with Windows 7

I remember getting such a msg from HP one time. I was stubborn and got hold of another person at HP who pointed me to the info I needed. Trouble is your inquiry gets handled by a Tier 1 newbee who doesn't know up from down and only has a script of answers to questions. Hang in there.

Also, try out the WIN + X combo You will possibly find what you are looking for.
The WIN key is that one with the funny looking wavy flag on it.

For Microsoft's evaluation of your hardware and software compatibility, please use:
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

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When I watch Netflix in full screen mode, the volume, mute and screen brightness buttons no longer work. As soon as I exit out of full screen into a normal window, the buttons resume their functions. How can I fix this? I'm running Win7 Pro and Firefox 47.0.1. Thank you.

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Two days ago I uninstalled a codec pack while I was logged in as another user. Since then the buttons on the front of my laptop that control my volume don't work. They don't light up and are unresponsive. I know its a small thing, but I've grown reliant on those buttons and I'd like them to work again. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:External Laptop Mute And Volume Buttons Won't Work

Which codec pack did you uninstall?
If you log in as an administrator is it still there?

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like if im on youtube with the browser open and active then press the volume up botton it wont work but if i click outside of the browser onto the desktop then push the buttons it works fine only when the browser is active and hilighted i guess i would call it that the buttons wont work. can this be fixed?

A:keyboard volume buttons dont work when in the browser.

You could try reinstalling the keyboard driver for a start.

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I recently got this problem, that my volume hotkeys stopped working, (Acer Aspire 5560G) AMD High Definition Audio. I also tryed plug in other keyboard that have's volume hotkeys but still doesn't work.

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Hi !Recently I had a problem with my left side USB ports, which started suddenly.I've read the instructions you 've provided on the HP Support forum my case I cannot see any yellow exclamation point and I cannot identify which are the problematic USB portals in order to follow your instructions.The  PCI\VEN character string I could identify are the following:PCI\VEN_1022&DEV_7814&CC_0C03PCI\VEN_1022&DEV_7808&CC_0C03PCI\VEN_1022&DEV_7807&CC_0C03 Thank you for your help

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Hi all,
I have dell inspiron 1525 with window 7 64-bit
I was chatting and using the labtop normally and then two buttons ( L & . ) stopped working.
I found on dell support forums the way how to remove the keyboard but it didn't work to solve the problem.
Can some one help me with this thing ??

Thanks in advance

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a friend has asked me to have a look at a laptop that hes had lying around for a while, the only problem with this machine (its a 'digital' HiNote VP) is that the far right side of the keyboard doesn't work correctly e.g when enter is pressed it do anything (most of the time minimise windows) sometimes however it does actually function properly.

I'm assume that because of the keyboard doing this its probably had something spilt on it at one stage, but I've opened the keyboard up and its all clean. Just wondering what people think could cause this and if its possible to try and fix the keyboard or should I just try to locate a replacement keyboard?

I've already ruled out a software problem because the keyboard also plays up in the BIOS in DOS etc (its running Windows 98)

A:Far-Right side of notebook keyboard doesn't work

Well, there are a lot of possibilities here. I would do the following:

Boot to a command prompt. If the keys don’t work there, you have eliminated a problem with the operating system. If they work there, it is most likely an operating system problem.

If the laptop has been disassembled, check the keyboard to motherboard ribbon cable (if one exist) and make sure it is not damaged.

Just because you don’t see anything that looks like a spill, does not necessarily mean something wasn’t spilt in it.

You could take a shot at replacing the keyboard to see if that is the problem. If that is not the problem, then it is most likely a controller problem on the motherboard – this does not happen very often.

Does the laptop have an external keyboard/mouse (PS/2) connector? If it does, you could try an external keyboard to see if it will work. If that does not work either, then you most likely have a problem with the motherboard.

All in all, with the keyboard working part of the time, I would say that it needs to be replaced.

I hope that helps a little.


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So I was experiencing sound issues with the laptop when I first bought it. About a month ago I came across this post  
which helped me get the sound working on my laptop back to 100% functionality. It required me updating the bios, which I updated to version 01.10.00. This update was released on 08/02/2016 and I did it on that day. Since then my sound was perfect but the volume rockers on side my laptop are working in opposite. If I press increase sound goes down, and if I press decrease the sound goes up. It wasn't like this before the update. Its been about a month and that's the way its been since. Its a little bit annoying so I wanted to know if there is a way to fix it or do I have to wait for another Bios update to be release or something else. Any input is appreciated. Thanks

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Sager np2740 laptop bought from xoticpc.

I used the laptop without any issues with the keyboard. I then connected it to an external monitor and using my own wired keyboard. Thus using a usb port and connect my wired keyboard to it. I then disconnected my keyboard and monitor so i could use laptop by itself.

Right now most of the keys on the right side of keyboard doesn't work. J, k, l, u, i , o, p, n, m doesn't work. Enter button works however.

Does anyone know what this is happening?

A:Sager NP2740 Right Side of Keyboard Doesn't Work

You need to try another keyboard and see what happens. And does the notebook keyboard work okay?

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I have bought Inspiron I5558 signature edition 5 months back.My speakers are not working after it reaches 50 percent of volume till then they will work fine. I uninstalled and installed new audio drivers but problem is not solved. Please help....

A:Speakers doesn't work after certain volume

Hi kash2528,
I would suggest you to update BIOS and reinstall the audio driver on the Dell system. Please follow the steps mentioned below to uninstall the audio card.

In the search box, Start typing devmgmt.msc and then press enter.
Select the Sound, video and game controllers listed and expand it.
You should find Realtek High definition audio or audio controller please right click on it.
Now select properties.
In the properties window, under Driver tab, click on Uninstall button.
Check “Delete the driver software for this device.”
You want to delete the driver click OK.

After uninstallation please enter your service tag # on the link below, select the OS, then download the BIOS from BIOS section and audio driver from audio section onto the system and install it.
Please let me know if this helps.

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I'm running Windows XP SP2 and I have all my sound drivers installed (I can get sound just fine in every app), but I can't control the main volume in the Volume Control. I can adjust the volume with the Wave slider, but the main one doesn't do anything, including mute. Individual applications' volume controls work fine too, just not the main Windows one. It wouldn't be a problem, but it might be the reason why I'm not getting any volume on the Stereo Mix recording option. I just finished a clean install of XP (for a different reason) and it wasn't working before, either. Any ideas?

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Hello I have a Lenovo S5 Yoga 15 20DQ0038SP and suddenly volume sidebar it doesn't work. With Fn key works. Windows 10 instaled, what could be the problem? Thanks!!

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I installed windows 10 and i like it very much, except for one thing; i can't adjust my windows volume.
I had this problem before with previous windows but i could fix this to right click on the volume icon right below the the task bar and press playback devices. Here you swa to devices speakers what was set as default en digital output. nothing's change there very much but before i could fix the problem trought set the digital output device as default, but now nothing changed. I tryd to disableing the other devices i tryd to update the drivers, i cant change any thing in the driver settings what can help me.

I can adjust the volume at youtube its just the volume of windows i cant eather mute it.
i'm sorry for my bad english i hope i'm clearly enough and hope some one can help me.


A:Windows 10 volume control doesn't work

my solution:

CTRL+ALT+DEL, restart Windows Explorer

I have this problem when my computer comes back from sleep

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Since upgrade to Windows 7 64 bit I can't turn the volume all the way down by using the volume control at the front of the notebook. Worked fine under Vista 32 bit.
The volume control still works but no matter how far I wind it to the left there is still sound coming from the speakers.

Any help appreciated.


A:Tecra P5 - Volume control doesn’t work properly

As far as I know volume control in the past was mechanical but now it works on different way and it is controlled by specific tool/utility.
To be honest Tecra P5 is not known to me but obviously it is Australian notebook model and according to Australian support page this notebook model is not supported for Windows 7.

That doesn?t mean you cannot use it but this means there is not software package designed for Windows 7 that can be installed so I think there is no much you can do about it.

I know it is annoying but for volume control you can use Windows option placed in task bar.

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Thanks in advance for any help
I've got a a Dell Lattitude D820 with Windows XP home.
One day, out of the blue, I started getting an error message when Windows tries to boot.

with some unhelpful directions, and then at the bottom,

Stop: 0X000000ED (0x864FB590, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
I checked out some different places and the general advice was to try and boot windows from the Windows CD. After setting the BIOS and cleaning the disk, this is what happens

Blue screen with ?Windows Setup? appears and at the bottom it tells me all the little steps it's taking to get windows going. It all goes well and I get ?Setup is starting Windows?

but then I get another blue screen of doom, this one says:

Stop: 0x0000007E (0xc0000005, 0xF76130BF, 0xF7A5F208, 0xF7A5EF08)

pci.sys- Address F76130BF base at F760C000, DateStamp 3b7d855c

I'm not even sure I can reformat if the CD won't work. Ugh.

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Are you using IDE or SATA. Did you check to be sure you are using the proper cable if you are using IDE? That could cause the first error and the second error. The second error is a driver based error. Hopefully you have a backup because there is a possibility your hard drive is dying. My suggestion...check the cabling...remove any unneeded hardware from the computer...check to make sure everything else is seated properly and try to start up. How old is the computer?

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Yesterday I reinstalled Windows 7 on my notebook PC. I had to use a Microsoft installation disk because unfortunately, serious errors resulted after I installed from the HP recovery program. Consequently the HP drivers that were installed automatically with the recovery program weren't installed on my system. I had to install several of them from the HP support site. I got everything to work except for the Touch volume control, or the Volume Scroll Zone as referred to by HP in the service guide. This is the device located just above the keyboard that increases or decreases speaker volume when you drag you finger on it. I installed the Quick Launch button driver but that only applied to the mouse and pointer touchpad. I looked at the devices listed in my startup configuration. I saw the synaptics pointing device and the HP quick launch buttons listed. So is the IDT PC audio driver.  What am I missing? Where I can I find it to activate the touch volume control?

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@accordeoniste Try these. REO

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I recently had to reinstall windows XP on my computer. I installed the video and audio drivers that came with the motherboard cd. There is sound and the microphone works, but I can't control the volume normally, it can be controlled as wave.

Also the mixer device appears as SiS 7012 Wave.

I already uninstalled and installed the driver several times from the CD and I downloaded it and installed it too and the problem persists.

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For some reason the onscreen display for the volume controls and screen brightness on my W530 stop working after coming back from sleep or resume. I updated Power Management, Hotkey and Interface but the problem still rears its ugly head. If I go into screen resolution and advanced and on screen then uncheck Enable onscreen and recheck it...the controls work again.

A:Volume control buttons do not display volume level...

try to reinstall the OSD software. Uninstall the current OSD software that you have, and download the latest version from below.
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Hi everybody,

as described I use a Logitech G510 keyboard with multimedia keys and the posibility to insert a headset into it (the keyboard got its own soundcard). The keyboard also got a volume wheel which worked with Vista like it should: I could controle the speaker's volume by the keyboard.

Now with Win 7 I can't use the wheel anymore, even with the latest drivers. Does anyone know this problem?

My system:
OS Win 7 professional 32 bit
Intel core duo E4500 2,2 GHz; 2GB RAM
Sapphire HD5770 graphiccard
Best regards from Germany!

A:Logitech G510 keyboard's volume controle wheel doesn't work...

I found the answer in this thread! Sorry for opening this thread...

keyboard volume controls wont work

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Hello sevenforums,
I just received a new keyboard today: Thermaltake Challenger Ultimate. I went from a Logitech G15.

First thing I did was connect the keyboard and install the software that came along on the CD, it probably also installed the correct drivers. First after this did I uninstall the software and drivers from the old Logitech G15. But before that, and now after, the volume buttons on my new keyboard is still not adjusting the volume when I press them.

A speaker-icon like this shows up when I press the volume buttons, so its not that the keys are not working: (ignore the text behind it, its me writing an assignment)

Does anyone have any suggestions on what might be wrong?

A:Volume Buttons is not adjusting volume on new keyboard

Have you tried download the updates from their website?

Sometimes CD/DVD drivers are outdated

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First post...

I am coming to you as a last resort. I built my own PC and installed Vista Ultimate 64 bit OEM edition. Has been working fine for ~2 years.
Now every time I attempt to open a program I get the error "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail".

The only progam that is barely working is IE 64 bit edition. I cannot download or run any files.

Microsoft wants 59$ to speak to a technical support representative(What a joke, multibillion dollar company wants extra $ for tech support??...).

Doing a ton of research I have tried various things to remedy this with no avail. System restore did not work. Doing a sfc /scannow in command prompt does not work, it does not even run. Wasted 3 hours of my life doing a thorough checkdisk as well.

The error in the event log is as follows...
Error in manifest or policy file "C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\" on line 18. Invalid Xml syntax.

So the problem has to do with this manifest file? I really am clueless as to my next move. I can not download and run anything at all.... Can I do a Vista repair installation with my OEM version?

Should I try and get my hands on a cheap upgrade version of Windows 7?

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Until our Forum expert in this area, Niemiro, comes on line, maybe this will give you a lead.
side by side configuration

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Hi, I recently upgraded to windows 10. I also just bought an xbox one and now the side buttons to switch between game mode and pc mode are not working. so what happens, I plug in my hdmi and i cant even switch to game mode to use my xbox. I have gone through and updated every driver i could find. Any ideas?

View Solution.

A:HP omni27 side buttons not working

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support Forum.  Well, Windows 10 might not be ready yet for these specifics meaning a specific driver may be needed that is not yet available for- however, it is usually the driver. Download and run HP Support Assistant to download/update missing drivers or old ones.Instructions >> is useful software that could check for updates from Microsoft/Windows, from HP, etc....Check if it will find some updates. Your computer is manufactured in 2011 as far as I can see hereAs far as I know computers that are more than 2 years old (e.g. manufactured before August 2013) might not be 100% compatible with Windows 10 as HP hasn't tested them for compatibility.  If the above issue is critical to you, you can revert back to your previous Windows version where they worked >>  Please, let me know how it goes and provide an update.

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The laptop has side buttons. Right side has volume rocker button and Start button. Does anybody know how to remap the Start button to for example "Power" buton? Thank you,

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Hi there @Bortset,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you need help with how to remap the Start button. I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit? Please get back to me with the above information and I will do all I can to help.

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Hi all,
I have Dell KM714 keyboard / mouse combo. The mouse has two side buttons but it's very easy to press the right sided button by mistake when using it. Annoyingly this the mouse to freeze and not do anything.
I'd like to disable this mouse button but Windows 10 thinks this mouse only has 2 buttons and non of the Dell software or drivers help me edit these side buttons. I have tried using third party software such as X Mouse Button but this hasn't helped either.
Can anyone lend a hand?

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Windows 10 will not show windows side by sideHi all.In Windows 7 when I had 2 panels open and I wanted to display them side by side, I would go down to the task bar right click and select "display side by side"Now after upgrading to windows 10 Pro when I do this I find that the panels are stacked one on top of another contrary to the instruction.I then experimented with "stack windows on top of each other", and in fact that is what it does.So now my problem is that Windows 10 will not display panels side by side when that function is selected.Any idea?Regards "Thinking hurts my head that's why I live in West Australia"

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I just built a new computer and am running Windows 7. I elected to continue using my old wired mouse, an obsolete Razer Diamondback. I went out and looked for the latest drivers for all hardware for the new computer. As can be expected, this mouse is around 7 or 8 years old, so there is only a legacy driver available. Nevertheless, I installed it and it works.

However, there doesn't seem to be a way to set the side button actions or disable them. My main problem is that I have a tendency to inadvertently click the right side button, which is defaulted to scroll down. This has been a significant frustration, and I'd like to disable it.

In Control Panel, there are ways to set other things for the mouse, but no way to set the side buttons, as as I was accustomed to on my other computers. Control Panel opens a utilityu called Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center, which I find totally useless. I complained about it a few minutes ago in my previouis post (the first on this forum) regarding a problem with the keyboard.

Can anybody suggest a way to disable that mouse button?


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The driver can be found here,76,2,124

The user manual can be found here
Follow the instructions in the user manual to bind your buttons (and disable them).

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okay so the other day my cat was on my laptop walking around then right after i tried to use my volume keys and it wouldn't work, It would take to various google chrome shortcuts. I've looked around and cant find  a solution. please help!!

A:volume buttons

Hello. There are a couple of things one can do to try to solve an audio problem when one does not know what is causing the problem. The first thing is to reinstall the audio driver:
1. Open the Device Manager2. Expand the Sound, Video & Game Controllers section.3. Right click on the audio driver and select to uninstall.4. Do not put a check mark in the option to delete the driver software.5. Restart the laptop and Windows will reinstall the driver, but with the settings back to their defaults.
Another thing is to use Windows System Restore if you have a Windows operating system. Find a Restore Point dated from before the cat walked on the laptop. Windows System Restore will fix certain system changes.
A third thing you can do is reset the laptop back to the original factory configuration.
If you need more help, include the full model name of your laptop and which operating system it has. Without knowing those things you can only get generic advice.

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Hi, I have a keyboard from hp that has volume buttons, but they don't work. They've been recently working, but then it just stopped working. Can someone help me? As I use the volume buttons ALOT.

A:Keyboard Volume Buttons

Try removing your KB via Devices and Printers, reboot your machine and see if by Win7 reinstallation of your KB dosen't help your issue. If not, see if there are more updated drivers for your KB.

Good luck

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Hi, I have a keyboard from hp that has volume buttons, but they don't work. They've been recently working, but then it just stopped working. Can someone help me? As I use the volume buttons ALOT.

A:Keyboard Volume Buttons

Go to your system manufacturer's support site and check for driver updates.

Regards. . .



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hi, I know there are many in the forum who have the same problem as mine. 
my computer was running fine last friday. I tried to start it on saturday, it says it can't startup and need to repair startup. I did run the repair but still can't startup. I tried to use system restore to earlier dates, it still can't startup. The computer has trojan virus before and I tried the anti-malware from internet to kill them. seems that it create more problem for my PC. I have some important files in the computer that I wish I have archived. 
wonder if any one can help. thx in advance.

A:can't start up computer-window7, repair doesn't work, restore doesn't work

I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
Hold on there...

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?

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I just replaced my old system with a new one, and used the sound system I had with the old one.

AMD 3500
1 gig Ram
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Boston Acoustics Surround Sound System
On board audio used- no sound card

I had a few problems getting sound to work, realized that had to use the digital out to get the system I have to work. After using an adapter from the digital out it worked fine. I proceeded to dump the Norton that was installed and download Mcaffee from AOL. I also downloaded Spybot and Adaware and ran scans,, deleted a few nasties that came up and ran scan with Mcaffee. Everything fine with the exception that the volume buttons on the keyboard no longer work. Ive been into all the Keyboard setup and volume controls and have yet to find anything to make the keyboard controls work again. It shows on the screen when u push the button but doesn't control vol. I can adjust externally or on the application. I have downloaded the latest drivers from HP but that didn't help either. All other controls work. Any ideas anyone?


A:Volume Buttons on Keyboard not working

What is the specific make/model of the keyboard? Many keyboards with extra controls require driver from the manufacturer.

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I recently updated to windows 8.1on my pavilion laptop (was forced to actualy) and since am having a lot of problems. The one that's driving me nuts currently is that my volume buttons and other function buttons are intermitantly not working. any advice would be much apreciated.

A:windows 8.1 function and volume buttons

 Try running SFC.  From the Search charm type CMD, then right-click CMD.EXE and click Run as administrator.  From the command prompt type sfc /scannow.  If that doesn't fix it, download, install, and get Malwarebytes up to date, then do a scan with it.
Good luck.

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I have an issue with my laptop. About once a day, or every other day, the touch button on the keyboard controlling the volume seems to get activated, and my volume is thrown all of the way up to maximum. It gets stuck like that for a few hours. When that happens, all of the other buttons on the keyboard get frozen as well. Is there anyway to disable that strip of buttons on the top of the keyboard?

A:Disabling the volume buttons on keyboard?

Not sure if this is what you mean, but Im hopeful
For Vista too

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Hi, I know this is not exactly the right sort of forum but I thought someone might know why the remote that came with my 5.1 speakers has 2 volume up and volume down buttons. But pressing either 2 of the volume up buttons just does the same thing, increase the volume on the display by one, and same for volume down.

So why does it have 2 sets? Is it some special feature or something to do with surround? Or even just for looks lol? Pic:

A:Remote has 2 Sets of Volume Buttons

As a guess, I'd say that one set is for the front pair of speakers and the other is for the rear speakers. It could also be that one is actually a front-to-rear fader and the other is a left-right balance control.

What brand and model are the speakers?

In Device Manager>>Sound, what do you see highlighted under "Set a playback device..." and what do you see selected when you press "Configure"? The fact that both sets of buttons do the exact same thing makes me think that Windows isn't sure what kind of speaker configuration you have.

Did the speakers come with any software? If so, is it properly installed?

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hi all any idea or links to get my hot keys and on screen display to load. i have a g41 with xp pro 2886 5tu.thanks againjim

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A:g41 volume hot buttons nor on screen display will ...

You need a hotkey driver:

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Just the other day I noticed the volume +/- and mute buttons didn't work as they used to. The volume up button opens Google chrome. Volume down opens calculator, and the mute buttons types an "h". It just started recently, and for a few minutes after I closed chrome it went back to its normal function but a few minutes later it was back to the way it was. I know its not chrome because i closed it and opened it to check. I even tried to restart but it did nothing. I have a Samsung laptop if that helps at all.

A:Volume up and down buttons change commands?

Bump- Comon someone has to know how to reassign the volume keys... there separate buttons next to my power button at the top.

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Product: F9H96UAR#ABAModel: 15-g012dx I have had this laptop for about a year and a half and have had issues with the brightness buttons not working before.  Usually I could get them working again by restarting my laptop.   Now my brightness and volume buttons won't work at all even after I restart.  I can get the brightness and volume to change in settings and by clicking the volume button on the bottom right corner of the screen, but pressing the f buttons does nothing.  The only f button that seems to be working is f1 (?).  I have looked on a bunch of forums and there is a wealth of advice regarding installing drivers, rebooting, etc., but many of the links they suggest are out of date and lead nowhere.  Can anyone help me with this?

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Hi everyone so I have a really weird issue I been trying to figure out for the past few hours. Running Win7 64. When I lower my volume all the way down on my keyboard it only lowers the left speaker but the right speaker continues to have audio. Even if I go into Sound settings and lower the volume all the way down the right side still continues to have sound.

I've already tried reinstalling the drivers, restarting the computer, and tried a different USB port for the keyboard. Any thoughts? Thanks for any help!

A:ODD issue volume only adjusts one side?


are you plugged into the rear audio port? do you have a front audio port to try speakers on?

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The controls (volume, brightness, keyboard brightness, etc) on the F1-F12 buttons are not working.  This is probably a setting issue but my XPS 13 is new and I haven't done much with it except let my kids play with it.  If I want to adjust volume, I have to manually open up the program to adjust it.  It is just getting annoying.  Please help.

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Volume buttons not working.  Part of suggested remedies say to remove battery, but I can't find battery case.  Solid back on rear of laptop.  Am I missing something?  How do I get to battery without taking off entire back?

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Hi! So my Yoga 2 just turned 2 years old a few days ago and now it's acting up; the volume display keeps going up to max volume and every time I try to mute the laptop it just keeps showing that green bar notification. My touchpad doesn't work (but my mouse does), and if I have a program that has more than one window (i.e. word documents or chrome windows), then it cancels out when I hover towards the window. I know that my up volume button is jammed since every time I try to turn it down it just goes up again. Is it possible to disable my physical volume keys so the jammed button won't register and keep changing the volume?

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Hi! So my Yoga 2 just turned 2 years old a few days ago and now it's acting up; the volume display keeps going up to max volume and every time I try to mute the laptop it just keeps showing that green bar notification. My touchpad doesn't work (but my mouse does), and if I have a program that has more than one window (i.e. word documents or chrome windows), then it cancels out when I hover towards the window. I know that my up volume button is jammed since every time I try to turn it down it just goes up again. Is it possible to disable my physical volume keys so the jammed button won't register and keep changing the volume?

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I have been having a problem with my computer for a few weeks now. I have Windows Vista on my computer, and have Webroot Virus Scan. When I go to Google's search engine and click on the link, it gets redirected. Sometimes when I turn on my computer, the volume doesn't work at all. Also, sometimes when I turn my computer on, the computer doesn't load, and it says there is a problem with DellDock installation (which I have no clue what that means). I never had any of these problems before this virus showed up. When I run Webroot, it catches the same virus everytime, some type of virus in Java. I have tried researching this virus, but as I said, Google links don't work. Thank you for taking the time to look at my problem.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Danny at 16:22:20.01 on Sat 07/24/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3060.1698 [GMT -4:00]SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\W... Read more

A:Google Search Gets Redirected; Volume doesn't load correctly, Vista Doesn't start right all the time

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I have recently purchased an HP Pavilion laptop pc with Windows 7.

Whenever I touch the mute button or the volume control (whether I'm in a game, at the desktop, in email, etc.), Microsoft Excel is launched. I have Office 2003 Professional.

Any suggestions on how to correct this?

Thanks in advance.


A:Mute button/volume buttons launch application

Sounds like your keys are not mapped correctly. Does HP have some utiliity that does that for your system?

Also check the control panel and keyboard. You might be able to map those keys there.

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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-CS36GJ laptop. I upgraded it from Windows Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit). Now, my AV Mode and other shortcut buttons for volume, camera, etc. are not working. What driver should I download and install? Can you give me a link for this driver?

A:Driver for AV Mode, Volume, Camera, etc. SHORTCUT Buttons

Here are all driver updates for your model
VGN-CS36GJ : Downloads : Support : Sony Asia Pacific

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I was in the process of trying video cards out on my system and realized later that the sound on my left hand side is not there anymore.  I have looked in the case and I can't see where I've undone any type of header or anything, but the sound seems to be getting less and less (possibly on the right hand side)?  Could I have possibly knocked something lose, or is this something that's a common occurance with this model(s)?  If I was looking for a replacement, I had thought of one of the Creative Sound Blaster audio cards.. but as I'm disabled I would just love to get the onboard sound working again without spending any money!  If I do have to go the sound card route, any suggestions?  Also (and I'm dating myself do you need to connect a header from the dvd drive to the sound card anymore or is that handled by the Serial ATA connection?     Thank you for your time and God Bless!             Sincerely,                  x0mage

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I don't have any clue what would cause this, or what did cause it. I have the Logitech ClearChat Wireless headset. It has an on/off switch, a mute button for the built-in mic, and up/down volume controls. Well, something's happened with the volume controls, now when I click them and a program window is open, it closes it. Eithe up or down, it appears to be acting as an ALT+F4 macro button. I would have posted this on the logitech forums, but I can't sign in, even though I'm using the right email and password, it won't let me.

This is really frustrating, because sometimes I listen to music in the broswer and I use the volume controls on the headset, and now using them closes the browser window, or windows media player, whatever window is open and focused gets closed when the buttons get pressed.

Someone PLEASE help me figure out this problem! Thanks in advance.

EDIT: it turns out all the control buttons on my keyboard are malfunctioning also. I mean the volume control buttons, play/pause next/previous media item, favorite buttons, music, broswer, zoom, etc keyboard shortcuts, they all try to shut down the computer.

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How can I get the Quick Touch Volume control buttons to make the sounds it used to make before on my HP DV9700 Laptop. I click on sounds in the notification area for the volume control and the 3 options I used have are gone. I can't find the option in Control Panel / Hardware and Sound / Sound / change system sounds either!

Can any body help?

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Hi guys,

The following set of exes allow you to map custom buttons on laptops to Windows shortcut commands . Currently supported is : to increase and decrease volume/brightness by a single click . Quick brightness change is great for long gaming or development sessions on the pc !

I have been missing that feature badly.

Also sending shortcuts i.e ALT+TAB is supported.

You need your laptop to have the software that can map the button to the exe.

This is donationware so all help is appreciated.

Coming soon also one-button changing the Nvidia color levels, as this is another thing that has been killing me.
Get it here.

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Hello! I upgraded about a month ago. My laptop locked me out entirely shortly after the upgrade so I had to take it to be wiped clean. When I got it back everything was in working order with Windows 10 except the top row of keys that control volume, brightness and the ability to pause, rewind and skip songs now solely does the standard system commands of f1-f10 *caret browsing on/of, find in page, etc* Im not sure if they worked the first time I tried to upgrade because I couldn't even log on to my computer after I upgraded the first time so I reformatted. How can I make those keys usable for volume and brightness again? Thank you!

A:Can no longer use volume/brightness/skip song buttons on my keyboard

Sounds like your missing the driver for them, what is the make and model of your laptop?
Also try go to start and type 'Check for Updates' this may download them automatically.

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I am trying to use my CD-ROM drive and it doesn't work here are the list of things I have tried

Uninstalled and reinstalled the cd-rom driver it is a Matbleepa UJ-840D CD-ROM/DVD/CD-RW in my HP laptop (Didn't work)

Read stuff about code 39 and removed in the registry edit screen Upperfilters, Upperfilters.bak, Lowerfilters, Lowerfilters.bak and rebooted (Didn't work)

Removed itunes from computer (didn't solve the issue with cd-rom player)

Went back to a system restore point that was before the last time I used the CD-rom player and it worked and that (didn't work as well)

Read a lot of different posts about code 39 and nothing is given after the above steps are taken if it still won't work except to reformat which I would prefer not to do.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:CD-ROM doesn't work, code 39 error, tried many things still doesn't work

1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.or...2. Delete Upper & Lower Filters computer.or...3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patchDouble click on to unzip it.Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.Accept registry merge.Restart computer.or...4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.You'll see two items:- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

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I am running XP SP2 with IE 6.0.2900.2180-XPSP_sp2.
Since I upgraded I cannot see the interactive buttons (the buttons on the left that link to other pages) on several websites that were published with Front Page 2003. When I log on, I see the blocks where the buttons are but no text and they are not active. I have 3 other computers on this network and they all work just fine, but they have not been updated to SP 2, which makes me think it's something in the program. Of course, one cannot go back to the old IE 6 because one cannot uninstall the new one. I hope someone else has run into this problem and found the answer.

A:IE 6 SP2 doesn't show buttons

Fully enable Java and the buttons will all show.

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When you mouse over a button on the taskbar in Windows 7, the button glows in the predominant color of the program's icon, with the glow being most intense where the cursor currently is. Then the cursor leaves the button, the glow goes away.

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A:Glow on taskbar buttons doesn't go away

Does the glow disappear when you click the desktop?

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I am unable to operate my rocker switch on my's not stuck and there is nothing showing negative in the device mgr...could this just be a driver situation and if so, any idea where to go to install the driver?

A:Acer Aspire notebook rocker switch

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On Firefox and Firefox only, when I go to any webpage, I cannot use any button above the address bar, such as sign in, log off, search, etc, everything below the bar works normally. For example at the top of this page, I cannot use sign out, help or search. I can use IE and everything works normally.

A:Buttons won't work

Please state your operating system, and post a screenshot of what you mean.

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Hi, I use the netbook stream 11 with windons 10(64). I found out that the fn buttons don't work. How can i solve this problem? Thanks

A:Fn + F buttons don't work

Have you used the diagnostics utility to check the keyboard? What do you mean by "Fn + F"? You should be able to control whether or not the Fn key has to be pressed to invoke a Function key by setting the Action key to enable or disable in the BIOS.  

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The problem its a bit erratic... for examplewhile using firefox whenever y try to download something the accept dowloand window deselects on appearing, the accept button goes grey and y cant reselect the window directly, y must select a window of another program or minimice firefox, then reselect de accept dowload window. the button thern turns avaiable. In desplegale list I muys select using keyboard, mouse slelection does not work. In order to minimize, maximize or push de red x for close program some times i must deselect and reelect the window.

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I've tried to reinstall java, and have formated and reinstalled the computer. The problem returned in short time... in before ending the instalation of all programs.

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I am trying to click a button to download a game but for some reason the button isn't working, even if I right-click and click open in new window nothing happens. I later tried to install Google Pack, but the button to download that also does not work.

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A:Buttons Won't Work!

BUMP, help, please.

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this will get on peoples nerves i`m sure but there is this
lingering problem of my program button
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Can anyone give me the slightest clue
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A:buttons don`t work

Does it ever open or not at all? Does it work in safe mode?

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I have a wired usb 'logik' keyboard and the following buttons don't work

z x a s q w
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seems most of the buttons not working are on the left

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A:Some buttons on Keyboard don't work

jo233 said:

I have a wired usb 'logik' keyboard and the following buttons don't work

z x a s q w
1 2 3 4 7 8 9 0

seems most of the buttons not working are on the left

how can this be fixed?Click to expand...

Most likely, by buying a new keyboard. It's a good idea not to over complicate things.

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I've just acquired this Lenovo G40-70, it came with Linux so I installed Windows 7 Professional 64bits and downloaded all the drivers from the support page for my computer, I've got everything working except for this three buttons: Brightness+/- , and the Airplane button .... what should I do? I've reinstalled all the drivers from your website, and also the last graphics software from intel ... nothing works ...

Go to Solution.

A:G40-70 Brightness buttons (F11 and F12) don't work

hi soulzion,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
Please try installing this Software,
Lenovo Energy Management
This should provide function to your FN keys.
Hope this helps
Solid Cruver

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I have a wired usb 'logik' keyboard and the following buttons don't work

z x a s q w
1 2 3 4 7 8 9 0

seems most of the buttons not working are on the left

how can this be fixed?

A:Some buttons on keyboard don't work

Getting a new keyboard? plug keyboard in to a different USB slot?
sounds like its done to me.

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So recently I went to my laptop and I noticed the brightness was low. So I tried to turn it up. It failed.

I tried turning up the brightness through the Control Panel (Create a Power Plan) and it worked. How can I fix the buttons to work?

A:Brightness buttons don't work

Huh, it got fixed magically. I had a battery under my laptop.

So strange how computers can sometimes be, huh?

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Hey, dear Sevenforums..

I've been using a keyboard, that i bought in Albania, really cheap price, low profile keyboard named ACME.

My PC Have been screwed up by it somehow.. i think, as now i cant press serval buttons on my Keyboard.

I can't Press ENTER Anymore on my laptop keyboard, neither ''L'' and serval more buttons, which make it pointless to use my laptop now..

I'm currently going back to norway, and i am leaving the low profile KB here, and i'd love to make the keyboard work 100% Again?

I'm not sure why, but it does not let me press enter, or L, it ignores it, like it dosent even effect anything..

I've got a

HP Pavilion dv6 Laptop, windows 7, x64.

-- The problem came up after i took out the keyboard, and my pc was shutten off.. now i cant use the laptop keyboard 100%, only 70% as most of the buttons dont even work..

so i wrote this by using the lame acme keyboard.. with wire.

Please help, advices and help would be perfect.

A:My keyboard buttons does not work!

Here is a screenshot of my driver, in device manager. I coud uninstall it, if i knew where to download it again?

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Ok, the buttons do not work for IE, they did about a day ago. When I say buttons, I mean like if i go to and click the search button, it won't do anything, any type of those buttons. I've scanned with Adaware and Spyblaster and Spybot, all with current definitions and came across clean. Here's my hijack log. Any ideas would be very much appreciated. FYI, its done this before but it always seems to come back.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:38:00 PM, on 3/9/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchED\TouchED.Exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Controls\TFncKy.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\PmProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\ltmoh\Ltmoh.exe
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C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
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I'm running Vista Professional on a Lenovo x61. Hard to explain this, but here goes: some of the bookmarks on my Firefox bookmark toolbar simply don't work anymore. When I click on them, nothing happens.

One of those "bookmarks" is a "share on Facebook" app, and it hasn't been working since this morning.

In addition, when I click on link within a content management system that usually pops up a blog interface, nothing happens. The following message appears at the bottom of my screen:
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I installed a java update this morning, and overnight Windows automatically installed a series of updates. I ran a system restore on my PC to a point previous to all that, and after it ran, it said the restore failed. That said, when I look at software updates in add/remove software in the control panel, there's nothing new since 3/31.

I ran Hijack This: here is the log file.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:33:14 AM, on 4/16/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TPOSDSVC.exe
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My laptop is a Packard Bell Easynote TS13HR, but it has recently had an acer motherboard installed(could this be the problem?). I've come to notice when i hold Fn and and press an F key recently it hasn't worked, or it has had an effect from what it is supposed to. Also there are some custom buttons that have no effect at all ( volume up, volume down, volume mute etc. )

for example:
Fn + F3 is supposed to turn my wireless off, but it actually puts my laptop to sleep
Fn + F5 is supposed to turn my display off, but it switches to an external display.
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any ideas on how to fix this are greatly appreciated.

A:Fn + F# buttons dont work

i guess having a motherboard in my laptop other than the original is what is causing this, is there any way to change what the fn and f buttons do, or do i need to put the right motherboard in my system?

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I've just installed the IE8 update on my Vista Ultimate x64 machine, now using the right mouse button to open a link in a new tab or new window no longer works, also the recent pages button no longer works.

Any assistance in resolving this issue will be appreciated, I don't want to uninstall the update unless I really have to.

A:Certain buttons no longer work in IE8

Uninstall IE8 from installed updates in Windows Update, download and install IE8 from here:

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"Buttons" on web pages don't work. Links and anything that puts a new URL in the bottom left bar work fine, but when there's something like "javascript etc etc" there, it doesn't do anything. For instance, on the Google homepage, which I have customized, the links to and wikipedia work, but the buttons that would edit them or delete them don't.

A:Page Buttons Don't Work

Alot of buttons on web pages require Java Script.Are you running anything to modify security by blocking "scripting"?

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I have Windows XP on a new HP laptop. I attempted installing McAffee software from a link through my school's site and it would not completely install. There are no signs of it on my comp. I was then using a cd from the publisher of one of my textbooks and had to install Quicktime. No problem. Went to install the other program I needed and the button would depress (page not locked up) but would not do anything. I then discovered yahoo mail was acting strange. I cannot reply to any emails (NO buttons work after I sign in) nor can I read anything other than text now. I attempted to get to system restore, thinking I would just go back a few days. No dice. System restore will not run. It brings up a small blank screen. Only once have I gotten an error msg that said I did not have administrator privileges for restoring. Of course, I went to look at users and that screen came up small and blank as well, though with a bar at the top that said "Users Home", back, and forward. SO, I restart the comp in safe mode and sign in as administrator. Same problems. I cannot even go to START-->HELP AND SUPPORT. Nothing at all happens when I do. I've checked all the processes running.
Now I cannot even do a search on yahoo without getting an error message before it works:

Sorry, Bad Request.
Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.

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A:Can't Restore, Some Buttons And .exe's Just Won't Work

If possible, try a free online scan at this URL: will scan for malware, clean your registry, delete your Temp files, and defrag your hard drive.If not, then I'd download an antivirus program and it's updates from the web, put it on a CD and transfer it to the laptop. AVG is a good free one: you ensure that it's clean, then there'll be several ways to fix it. The easiest, non-technical way (IMO) would be to use the CD's that came with the HP to perform a non-destructive repair of the operating system.

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For some reason, I cant get any of the buttons on my keyboard to work. Not the letters, but the buttons that say "Internet", "E-Mail" etc.

I went to Control Panel and then KeyBoard....Then I set them back to default and still nothing. Any help?

A:Cant get the buttons my keyboard to work

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On some web sites I visit, some of the (what I call) hotspot butons don't seem to work.
What I mean by those are the buttons you click on on the screen to take you to another page - such as on a hotel booking page. eg Enter details, click on the "next" button........but it's just like there's no command behind it. Some of the other similar buttons on the same screen do work.

Tried on another computer, and they do work !!

Both computers fairly new and Vista Home Premium.

Is it something to do with Javascript (whatever that is) ?

A:Hotspot buttons sometimes don't work

It could be... and it could also have to do with IE7's 'phishing filter', or pop-up blocker (which is a good thing).
What version of Java do you have? The latest is (JRE) 6u4

This is how to update your Java:Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6.
Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u4 allows end-users to run Java applications".
Click the "Download" button to the right.
Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
The page will refresh.
Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.
Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Programs and Features and remove all older versions of Java.
Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java version.
Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u4-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.

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I have Microsoft Excel 2007. The program opens with no problem and I can make changes in the cells, but when I go to save the changes, I can't save. I've tried clicking on other buttons in the toolbars but they don't work either. The buttons aren't shaded, but they won't depress either.

A:Toolbar buttons won't work

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Why is it that after using my PC for a wale the buttons on the Taskbar will not reponed anymore. To be able to use tham again I have to RESTART my PC each time?

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Hello,When I press the 'o', it types 'oqerwiup' and it turns on my capslock. If I turn my Caps Lock off, my letters are still in Caps Lock and I still can't place . , = - or any numbers.I bought my laptop yesterday, how is this possible, what can I do?(I have a Hp Pavilion ab200nd Notebook)

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Hi. This is my first post, so, hopefully someone can help me! I have spent two days on my pc trying to fix this! I cannot compose or send emails because the buttons don't work! I can check mail, but when I go to " compose", I keep getting a sript error. When I continue anyway, the send, cancel, save as draft, and attach buttons do nothing. Also, I can't type in the message portion of the page! What is this all about?

A:email buttons don't work

Hi and welcome,
First off, what e-mail program are you using?

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My desktop computer speaker only works one side my right side works just fine but I really want to know why this happens. This also happened with most of my other speakers and headphones. Would appreciate the reason and if possible, a fix.

A:Speakers work one side, please help?

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Yes, that's right. Only the right side of all my headphones (all of them) will work. I check the Sound Controlls and no luck. It's plugged into the jack all the way. I really need some help, it hurts my ears!

A:Only one side of the headphone will work!


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I am having a problem with my computer or headset, not sure which of them.
But my headphones only work in the one side. Sound in the left side, where the wire is coming from.

But really i do not think it is the headphones, cause if i plug it on to a other computer it works fine, both sides.

My headphone is:
Steelseries 5H V2, USB 7.1 stereo
I never had problems before with it till i came home from my school today.
I am using the drivers that came with the headphone.

So any help with this?

A:Headphones work only 1 side

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hi all . I don't know what u can do but the icons u hover over on the bottom left and top right sides don't work but when I boot up my laptop it fixes it .Its hard to shut down the laptop bc the icon I need is in the top right and will not pop up. I was woundering if there is a reason or some way to fix it .oo and p.s I love windows 8 don't let the haters hate on it I think its a good idea and it is working good . desides the littil bugs . plzz help when u can ty

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I have no idea what my sister and her friends were doing on the comp for a couple of days that i decided not to use it, but now:

- a few programs take forever to load or don't load at all, but they do show up under the processes tab in the task manager
- after pressing Ctrl Alt Del, the task manager icon appears in the system tray, but the thing only shows up a minute later
- my system recovery is "not able to protect my computer," and restarting does nothing
- actually, when restarting or shutting down Windows, it stops at where it only shows my desktop background and cursor [which is still able to move] and nothing else after that, so i have to hold the power button and force it to shut off
- when I right click the desktop and click on "Properties..." [or something similar to this action] it doesn't show up at all, and whenever I try to open any application after that, they don't even load at all either
- and probably other stuff that I haven't took note of yet...

Things i've tried to get rid of these problems:
- Virus scan with avast!, a couple viruses found and fixed, but nothing changed.
- disk clean up, nothing changed
- registry clean, nothing changed
- CURRENTLY defragging my C drive, hope something changes..

Anyone know what the heck's going on!?
Anyone got any suggestions on what to do next?
Anything helps and would be greatly appreciated!

A:programs not loading right, computer doesn't shut down right, sys recov doesn't work

no replies yet? :(

anyway, just stopped by to say that when shutting down, it takes forever to get to the "Saving your settings..." screen, and that's where I decided that it stops and nothing else after that.
Defragged my C drive, still no results besides the computer feeling a bit smoother-running o_o

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I have an ASUS notebook running windows 7 64-bit. I am using the QuietOffice power profile, however the screensaver won't kick in no matter what I do, and the display does not turn off even though I set it to be after 5-minutes of inactivity. I don't know if there is something running in the background... I have turned off my usb wireless mouse, and nothing....

Any ideas?


A:HELP: power option doesn't work - screen saver doesn't start!

This is another case of factory bloatware interfering - in this case a useless factory utility overriding Win7's superior built-in version.

Googling the Quiet Office feature of Asus there are multiple reported problems. Best to default to the Win7 built-in Power Options in Control Panel. Set up a Balanced Plan unless you're a gamer then use High Performance.

Here are other tips for cleaning up factory bloatware

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