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    Jan 12, 2012
    Question MacBook Pro keyboard lights DISABLED??
    I am using a 15.4" Macbook pro running OS X - 10.6.7. This is a business laptop, provided by my client.

    Currently the keyboard lights seem to have been disabled. When i attempt to increase their brightness using the button that doubles as F6, I am seeing this symbol (See attached).

    This feature works fine on my own Macbook pro, so I'm wondering why it doesn't in this instance.

    Can anyone tell me how I can re-enable it as I tend to work on my ride home, which is often in darkness and this would be most useful!


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    chscag's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Try resetting the System Management Controller. See the following Apple KB article: LINK

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    wolfpuppies3's Avatar
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    Oct 07, 2010
    Virginia, USA
    15" MB Pro, 2.66 i7 ; 11 MBA 1.8GZ i7; 13"MBA 2GZ i7 8 GB mem 512GB SSD, 2 iPad3s, 1 iPad Mini
    Are they turned off?
    System Preferences>Keyboard>"Automatically illuminate keyboard"

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