Adjusting Brightness Toshiba A55-S326 Keyboard Drivers

Posted on 2007-04-04
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
Toshiba A55-S326 Laptop

I need the drivers to enable functionality of the Function (Fn) key on the keyboard for adjusting brightness as well as the other Function key combination features.

I've checked out the Toshiba website but haven't yet found anything useful.

Any help would be appreciated.

Question by:christo87
LVL 14

Expert Comment

ID: 18855720
Hello Cristo87:

If you go to the Control Panel - Keyboard - Properties and look at the keyboard driver you may be able to roll it back to a previous (functional) version.

Otherwise, try this site for driver downloads:


I think the driver you need is the        'Hotkey Utilitys for Display Devices'

LVL 32

Accepted Solution

Mark earned 2000 total points
ID: 18856245
LVL 31

Expert Comment

ID: 18857167
Aren't these Fn + F[x] key combos hardcoded? I mean, you should be able to adjust brightness and so on even when you're in BIOS setup, no? Did this ever work? Has anything been installed lately that coincides with the malfunction?
Get your problem seen by more experts

Be seen. Boost your question’s priority for more expert views and faster solutions


Author Comment

ID: 18872917
sparkmaker, thanks for the help so far.  I'm going to try it tomorrow, I have a feeling it will work :-)


Author Comment

ID: 18885916
Sparkmaker, it worked perfectly.  Thanks!
LVL 32

Expert Comment

ID: 18885951
Glad to hear it.

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

For some time some of our users experienced package loss on a couple of our Lenovo Thinkpad S531 machines running Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 64-bit OS. I was not able to find many answers online, but did after some investigation I began to suspect Blu…
I wrote an article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/2245/Anti-rootkit-software.html) some time ago with a reference to nLite  (http://www.nliteos.com/)slipstreaming software.  I recently changed that link to point to NTLite (https://www.ntl…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
How to fix display issue, screen flickering issue when I plug in power cord to the machine. Before I start explaining the solution lets check out once the issue how it looks like after I connect the power cord. most of you also have faced this…

624 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question