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The F(eg. F8) keys don't work


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#1 GuNBoY

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Posted 31 December 2004 - 12:03 PM

My F keys don't work and i need it to go into safe mode.
I know there's another way but i tried it before and i got into some serious problems.
So is there anything i can do to make those keys work?

My keyboard is doing fine ; nothing is wrong in the hardware.

Thanks for the help

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Posted 31 December 2004 - 03:30 PM

Do you by chance, have a Microsoft keyboard?

I found this, that might help:

Q: My F-Keys don't work, how do I fix it? (#7721)

      A: The Microsoft keyboards now have an F-Lock button. The default is for the F keys to be off. If you need to use the F keys to install windows or get into BIOS the F-Lock button has to be pushed in the beginning of POST. Microsoft's idea was to allow keys to do more than one operation.

      If you really hate this feature, this F Lock Key Information site offers a zip file that will turn this 'enhanced' feature off and explains how it works.


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