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Asus b53s lcd backlight shuts off after driver update.

by HoodWizard2009 / November 1, 2012 11:02 AM PDT

i just updated the ati graphics driver to my asus b53s when the lcd backlight suddenly shuts off and doesn't turn back on. i waited several minutes for the update to complete and pressed enter to reboot the system hoping the backlight would turn back on, but it still didn't turn back on. any idea as to why this is happening? any help is greatly appreciated.

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Clarification Request
Is that update from Microsoft?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2012 12:28 PM PDT

If so, the answer from the doctor to the statement "Doctor, it hurts when I do this?" is best.

Don't do that.
Bob

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yes.
by HoodWizard2009 / November 1, 2012 4:55 PM PDT

yes. it's supposed to be a driver update for windows 8. should i wait until i install windows 8 to update the driver?

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If the driver is from Microsoft.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2012 12:58 AM PDT
In reply to: yes.

"Don't do that."

I'm guessing this is your first encounter with drivers from Microsoft. It's about as good as some of their other software. Works for most but not all.
Bob

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