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THE F7 AND F8 KEYS WILL NOT WORK ! ON MY HP NOTEBOOK HDX 9095 EA (TO TO LOWER OR RAISE THE BRIGHTNESS USING THE FN KEY )? EVERYTHING WORKED GREAT UNTIL A FEW DAYS AGO. DESPITE MANY PHONE CALLS TO HP HELP LINE , THEY CAN NOT FIX THE PROBLEM, ANY HELP WOULD BE GREAT. CHEERS, MIKE

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  • mikeosb Aug 09, 2008

    thanks for the help,

    (as a new boy to the p/c world,how do i re load the drivers?)
    cheers,
    mike


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Try to re load the drivers for you laptop for your extra functions and see if that works.

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  • Igor Ceke Aug 10, 2008

    You will need to get the cd that came with the computer, or find the drivers on your laptop. Now days they try and put all installations on the laptops. You will need to find a directory where there are installation drivers. If you are not sure, list your C driver directories here in this forum and I will try and help guide you if they are on it. Otherwise your other option is to go onto the HP.com and download all drivers required on that site. Once downloaded you will need to run those downloads. Good luck!

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