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Hey, i got a lenovo p500 and the FN + SPACE key combination that's supposed to work... doesn't. It might just be the inverter that's out, but i want to be positive that it is that part bef

I just got it a couple of days ago. It was the display model... that's why I'm thinking that the inverter is out.

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  • Brandur Jensen Jan 22, 2013

    Yes the numlock key lights up. And the manual does say to use the Fn + Space key combo..

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If your laptop appears to boot up and the hard disk LED flashes, then the problem is probably a back light fault. This can be a faulty inverter or a faulty CCFL lamp. Please click on this link and follow my instructions to identify the fault and possible fix :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3598095-faulty_laptop_lcd_screen

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  • Brandur Jensen Jan 23, 2013

    Thanks, but it's my keyboard backlight that won't light up. My LCD backlight on my screen is fine.

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SOURCE: I have an asus k42j and a couple of days ago my fn

check the keyboard out.. maybe an error...

asus bios up to date
and you maybe able to test for a hardware error thrown by a microsoft upate by rolling back to a restore point before the problem started

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