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How to Change F Keys

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by christadwani, Mar 24, 2013.

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  1. christadwani

    christadwani Thread Starter

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    i have a Packard Bell laptop running on windows 8 (it's designed for this OS)
    now my problem is that the F keys are assigned for really stupid things and i was wondering is it possible to change them ?
    remember Windows 8
    i tried searching before asking about this but i didn't find anything
     
  2. DaveA

    DaveA David Trusted Advisor

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    What do you consider stupid things related to the function keys?
     
  3. christadwani

    christadwani Thread Starter

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    well a play button
    a pause button
    a rewind button
    a fast forward button
    and the usual f5 is used for refreshing
    also the f4+alt is normally for exiting
    and now i have to use fn+usual keys to use them normally
    so is there a way to reverse the usage
     
  4. DaveA

    DaveA David Trusted Advisor

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    This is a function that the OEM has added and is not a function of Windows.
     
  5. christadwani

    christadwani Thread Starter

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    but it's possible on windows 7
     
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    dvk01 Derek Moderator Malware Specialist

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    All laptops have dual use function keys
    You always have to use FN + the appropriate F key on a laptop ( unless you spend a fortune & buy a laptop with a full size keyboard inbuilt, but then it isn't really portable)
     
  7. christadwani

    christadwani Thread Starter

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    so it's impossible to change them.
    thank you for your time.
    i'll leave it unsolved just in case.
     
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