backlit keyboard not working?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WillJS, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. WillJS macrumors 65816

    WillJS

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    #1
    whenever i try to turn on the backlit keyboard this pops up. any idea whats wrong?

    edit: strangely enought after googling the problem it started working? :confused:

    still, what caused this?
     

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  2. bozz2006 macrumors 68030

    bozz2006

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    #2
    There's a sensor that disable it unless you're in a dim environment. That symbol is telling you its not dark enough to trigger the backlight.
     
  3. simsaladimbamba

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    Could it be, that the ambient light be too bright?
    Cover the iSight camera with your hand and see, if you can change the brightness.
     
  4. WillJS thread starter macrumors 65816

    WillJS

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    Ahh, thats what I was thinking, but I disregarded it since i was in a pitch black room!

    Anyway, thanks for the help.
     

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