You basically have to apply the asus-wmi patch and possibly the asus-nb-wmi patch. Thanks everyone – I appreciate it. Although I was as careful as possible. Share This Page Tweet. Right now I am facing a bigger problem.

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I had to uninstall that package then reinstall it!! Originally Posted by bsilvereagle.

DennismungaiNov 12,in forum: Can someone help me? Sadly, this didn’t work.

G73 Backlight Keyboard Won’t Turn On. | NotebookReview

Do you have ATK package installed? It seems like the only thing I can control with the function keys is the brightness. I’ve tried uninstalling and re-installing ATKPackage, but it doesn’t work. Is there still hope? What else should I try? You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.


The keyboadd bar doesn’t have to be on to turn on the keyboard lights. The time now is Tags for this Thread backlightg73swkeyboard.

Yes, my password is: I’ll give that a try this evening. Your name or email address: Sorry this didn’t help.

G73 Keyboard Lights not coming on

I’ve been spending the whole day trying to find any solution and so far just ending up with no ‘dummies’ solution. They will turn on when you reboot linux but you can’t modulate them.

Suspend also doesn’t work – I have to reboot the notebook. The keyboard doesn’t g73aw briefly flash asud POST, however, the function keys do pop up the image on the OSD when I use them – they just don’t illuminate the keyboard. Results 1 to 4 of 4. Try installing the ATK package.

Thanks everyone – I appreciate it. Keyboard lights doesn’t work ClarentSep 19,in forum: Check in your programs.

Right now I am facing a bigger problem. Is there a way to test the physical connection to see if it’s actually working? I never update bios in my computers. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.


I have the same question Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Maybe Best Buy messed something up because they did say it was “pre-optimized”. I’ll be extremely greatful if anyone out there can be kind enough and patient enough g733sw give me a step by step solution I can try.