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showstopper22
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Disabling Function Keys in Windows 10

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HP Pavilion Power Desktop
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Hello. I recently purchased an HP Pavilion Power desktop with Win 10 installed. I love the computer, but still cannot figure out how to turn off these dumb function hotkeys. I need F1 for a game I play (that's the main help menu), and I cannot get it to work because the computer thinks I want to adjust volume.

 

And yes, I have tried the BIOS setup feature twice now. No sign whatsoever of the system configuration tab or any info related to disabling these keys. Any advice? Considering how simple of an issue it is, it's very frustrating that I can't quickly adjust it in system settings.

 

But no luck so far.

 

Thanks!

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@showstopper22

Sorry I don't have a general solution, but I did read about a utility called SharpKeys -- which allows you to map any one key to any other key.  If this works, you could then use a different key as "F1" and be able to work around the limitation, that way.

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