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Screen light function keys

Hi, 

How do I use a shortcut to change the light intensity on my screen? 

I just got a HP EliteBook 840 G3 14" Smiley Happy

For volume/sound its fn+f8/f9 but i cant seem to make that work for the light? (f5/f6) Is there a setting somewhere?? 

Idealy I would love to not have to press function first. Simply have the settings as a mac - straight pressing f8/f9 you are adjusting the volume and pressing f5/f6 you are adjusting the light strenght on your screen,, Is it possible, is there settings for this? 

Thank you for any advice Smiley Happy)

Br, 

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Re: Screen light function keys

Hello Mini404470

 

If you are using Windows 10 and the Screen Brightness buttons are not functioning, it might be a driver update needed.

HP Hotkey Support

 

As for disabling the Fn key, that would be done in the Bios if its available.

I don't have an Elitebook so Im shooting in the dark here.

According to the Bios Manual, it might be located under Advanced>System Options.

In Consumer type notebooks, its under System Configuration>Action keys.

If its not there, your setup might not have the option to turn that key off.

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