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Old Apr 20, 2008, 12:22 AM   #1
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PowerBook G4 Al 1.25GHZ Backlit Keyboard

My keyboard won't light up anymore - I am in a dark room, with all lights out - no light up keys... Any suggestions???
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Old Apr 20, 2008, 12:25 AM   #2
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Have you checked System Preferences --> Keyboard & Mouse to make sure the option to illuminate the keyboard in low light is checked?
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Old Apr 21, 2008, 11:35 AM   #3
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There's no option like that...

I purchased the PB off of eBay - if they used an iMac disk to install tiger on it, would that be why it won't light up? Thanks.
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Old Apr 21, 2008, 11:46 AM   #4
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I don't think it should matter.

There are 3 function keys that control keyboard backlighting- 2 that adjust the intensity, and 1 that turns the backlight on and off. Are you sure that it's turned on?
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Old Apr 21, 2008, 11:52 AM   #5
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I don't think it should matter.

There are 3 function keys that control keyboard backlighting- 2 that adjust the intensity, and 1 that turns the backlight on and off. Are you sure that it's turned on?
I had the same thing happen to my Powerbook. The computer doesn't even recognise that fact there's a backlit keyboard installed. No preference settings and the F keys just display the sign
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Old Apr 22, 2008, 12:56 PM   #6
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So is it just a defective keyboard?
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