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Media Smart Bar on HP HDX Laptop doesn't work right!

\015 I have an HP HDX laptop, running Windows Vista 64 bit, and it came with a Media Smart bar across the top of the keyboard, with a MUTE button and a Wireless On/Off Button. When I try to use the "Mute" button, it always does something wonky. It used to launch Excel, but I got it to stop doign that. Now when I push it, it affects the Wireless On/Off - turning off the wireless. This is very annoying when I am watching TV online (Hulu, CBS.com etc), and I want to mute the annoying, and overly loud commercials. Does anyone know a fix for this pesky and sub-par product from HP?\015

Answers :

If updating the drivers don't work, then ultimately you will have to replace the Keyboard Cover, which is essentially the Media Smart Bar on your laptop. Unfortunately, that is a poorly design part to the point where all of the laptops that have them tend to have similar issues. I know because I had to replace mine since I got sick and tired of the wifi switch turning itself on and off. Now it doesn't do that any more. Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable under the keyboard cover because that is not the culprit. The culprit is the defective slot that the ribbon cable goes into. I hope this helps.
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