Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook ?

Hi, I've been given a hp compaq nx9010 notebook computer which works perfectly except the audio mute button and LED don't work at all. The up/down buttons work fine. What could be wrong? The switch feels OK and has a good 'click'. My background is in electronics so I should be competent to fix this if it's a hardware problem. If you have any thoughts I would be very grateful! Even better could someone email me a service manual please?


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The ribbon cable to those quick buttons may be broken. I've seen that happen more than once. the only way to test it is to remover the battery, Take out the screws in the battery compartment that hold down the Power Strip & Quick Button strip. Flip the laptop right side up, and gently pry up the strip that has the power button and quick buttons on it. Once that's done, try wriggling the ribbon cable back & forth while a song or some other sound file is playing to see if you get sound. You do this at your own risk though. I once shorted out the power button circuit board doing this. If the Ribbon cable is bad, then you can get a replacement on Ebay.
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