Keyboard backlight automatically turn on after updated to 10.7.4

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by ipos, May 12, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    May 4, 2011
    MBP keyboard backlight will automatically turn on in 10.7.4. Never had this problem in 10.7.3 .

    anyone had the same experience?
  2. macrumors 65816


    Sep 7, 2004
    Yes. After I initially updated it was on. I turned it off. I have not seen it on randomly but after another random reboot it was back on again once.
  3. macrumors newbie

    May 14, 2012
    Yeah, I'm having the same issue. The weird thing is, it acts like the backlight isn't on if I hit the key to decrease the brightness. I have to actually turn the brightness up before I'm able to turn it off.
  4. macrumors member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Yes. I'm having this MBP problem with no resolution. I cannot turn off the backlight at all. I've found no fixes.

    There are also other problems. I can't use DVD player at all. I also didn't have this problem in 10.7.3. It's frustrating. The Lion OS experience has been disappointing even before and now things are much worse.
  5. macrumors 65816


    Sep 7, 2004
    I unchecked the automatically adjust keyboard brightness option in system prefs and I haven't had the keyboard come on since, but prior to doing that it was coming on all the time at random, especially when the machine was idle or seemingly asleep.

    Strange one.

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