How to change default function of function keys to f1 through f12 (11462 Views)
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henway
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How to change default function of function keys to f1 through f12

I much prefer to use the function keys AS FUNCTION KEYS. I don't want the default to be fast forward or rewind or stop or sound options. I want f2 to be f2 (edit excel cell) and so on.

Currently I press fn EVERY time. It's annoying.

 

Is there a way of changing the defualt key to be what was originally intended? HP has made finding this information impossible so far.

 

Notebook computer keyboard on a HP G72.

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Cyclops
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Re: How to change default function of function keys to f1 through f12

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You Can disable that functionality by disabling "Action Keys Mode" in the BIOS...

Here is the document, that will help you with it... http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02035108&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_US

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