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Can't adjust brightness on my MBP...help!


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I've had my MBP for about 9 months now and have had absolutely no problems with it 'til now.

The F9 & F10 keys are suppose to adjust the brightness of my screen, but for the last week or so it's not letting me. When I hit one of those two keys, it displays the little circle with the line through it saying I can't do that.

I've played around with the system preferences, but haven't found anything that works. I do have have the computer set to automatically adjust screen brightness as the light in the room changes, but when I disabled that there was no difference in the F9 & F10 keys.

If anyone knows how to fix this let me know please!
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Aren't the f9 and f10 keys for the backlit keyboard brightness? My screen brightness is on f1 and f2.
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lmao i think he pressed the wrong buttons for 9 months lol.
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hmm same here...f9 f10 for keyboard backlit brightness...f1 f2 is the answer to ur problem...
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Oooookkk.....so that poses a new problem. Why are the keyboard backlight buttons working?!

(the screen brightness buttons are working fine!)
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Why are the keyboard backlight buttons working?!
They are supposed to be working. You wouldn't want broken backlight buttons now would you?
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they only go on if the ambient light sensor detects low light then once they are on you can adjust the brightness behind the keys.
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