Satellite A500-138 - lighting buttons does not work even in the BIOS

Hello.

I'm just curious to know if anyone else has a problem with the (play/pause excatly) multimedia keyboard backlight? Mine died today, and there is nothing I can do to make it work again.

The key still works, but when I turn on the backlight, backlight on everyone, but the play/pause (the backlight of the other keys work, touchpad and Satellite logo too).

I use Windows 7, but the problem persists even in the BIOS.

I think the backlight of the button is just dead.

I have to admit I'm really disappointed with this laptop. Config is great, design and are also involved, but I can just take the couine noise that makes C2D (RMClock, one utility, I know that to solve this problem, does not recognize the A500 motherboard) and the fan almost never works to 70%, and now that the backlight...

If the backlight of the multimedia key stops working after 3 weeks of use, which will be in the future? It's too scary to think ;)

I was really excited by Toshiba, but day after day I come to the conclusion, that it is the first and the last laptop that I bought at Toshiba - never had similar problems on other laptops, same nonames.

Of course, I know that I can has sent for fix, I guarantee (and wait about a month to get a backlight fixed stupid). But why hell not the backlight stoped working, if LEDs vitality is long as hell? It can mean two things: I really don't have a chance, or Toshiba did not pay too much attention to detail during production A500s. And after 3 weeks of use, I fear that the second option is much more likely...

Then, someone has a feeling similar to this topic? And someone has a problem with backlight?

Hello

He damage of s to hear that your light has stopped working, but I think that it s just a software problem.
I have a Satellite A500 equipped with buttons of enlightenment and everything works great with Vista and XP I m very satisfied.
Unfortunately until that yet I didn't test with Win 7.

I doubt you want to send this laptop for ASP, as I said, there seems to be a software problem and you can find it easily
You must set the notebook to factory settings I mean that you must use the recovery disc in order to get the same State as on the first day of purchase

Moreover, I visited the European driver of Toshiba page and, unfortunately, I didn't see no Win 7 drivers for this series at this time
I guess that Windows 7 drivers will be released in the near future.
So I wonder how you came to the button illumination because this feature requires the Toshiba driver and tools as well as the drivers aren't there?  :|

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