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My sony vgn-sz220 had a broken screen i replace it but now is dark the unit boot up run into windows and i can see it working i try to used the fn keys to britting the screen does not work plus i change the inverter same thing i was read same thing online they talking about the dd5 board plus the external monitor does not work as well

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SOURCE: FN keys don't work on Sony VAIO VGN-SZ18GP

The solution is as follows, which worked for me:

- Install Windows 7
- let it update all the drivers that it needs to
- Install additional Sony drivers that you need (XP drivers work just fine, but make sure to install them in Administrator mode, so, Run as Administrator), such as camera, fingerprint scanner, etc
- Install the Notebook Control Device Driver (without this the other software does nothing)
- Sony Utilities DLL
- Sony Shared Library

* restart computer *

- Sony Video Shared Library
- SUS (Setting Utility Series)

* restart computer *

- VES (VAIO Event Service)

After this one the Fn keys will start to work. The S1 and S2 keys don't work due to something to do with UAC (but I don't need them anyway)

- VAIO Control Centre (will allow you to change what the S1 and S2 keys do, even though you can't use them :) )

That's it and it worked for me.

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Have you pressed the appropriate key sequence to switch the video to the external monitor? On many Sony laptops that's fn+F8.

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You can download the Camera Driver in the link below:

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ask your money back or a replacement

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