Question about Gateway 7330GZ Notebook

1 Answer

Keyboard how do i take the fn key off

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 169 Answers

I'm assuming that you're asking how to disable it, not physically remove it. If so, you can't. It's part of the default keyboard instruction set.

However, you may try Googling it ...someone out there may have written a 3rd party utility to be able to reassign it to another key, but to my knowledge, you can't just "turn it off"

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What's the FN key and where is it on my Dell Inspirion 570 desktop computer?


There is typically no FN key on a desktop PC keyboard if it is full size. The Dell website does not show FN keys on their standard keyboards for desktops. A mini keyboard would have one however. You can buy a mini keyboard for your PC, which has a FN key:

http://news.techgenie.com/latest/btc-5100c-mini-keyboard/
.

Mar 04, 2016 | Dell Computers & Internet

2 Answers

No Fn key on wireless keybaord - where is it?


Did the keyboard come with drivers? also check settings in > control panel > regional and language options > language > details.

Jan 22, 2014 | Fujitsu Siemens Computers & Internet

1 Answer

No fn key on my inland pro usb keyboard what is the fn key substitute


Reference to a Fn key means any function (F) key. For example, Fn = F8 where n=8

Feb 25, 2013 | Inland Pro Usb Keyboard

1 Answer

I can't turn the fn key off


The Fn key (also known as the Function key) is a feature found on most laptop computers. The Fn key allows keys on a laptop computer's keyboard to serve more than one function, a clever way of increasing the utility of the keyboard when space is limited. Dell laptops make good use of the Fn key, and if you own a Dell laptop, you should be aware of where the key is and how to use it.

Open your laptop and turn it on. Then locate the Fn key. It is located on the lower left side of the keyboard, next to the Ctrl key. Press and release the Fn key. Now examine the keyboard carefully. You'll notice that many of the keys have icons or letters and numbers printed in blue upon them. These keys and functions are operated when the Fn key is enabled, as you've just done. Test it out by looking at the lower right side of the keyboard. You'll see two keys with small blue "sun" icons. These control the brightness of the screen. Press the lower one several times and you'll see the screen darken. Press the upper one. The screen brightens. Press and release the Fn key again. Now try using the brightness keys. The screen brightness will not change. You've turned off the Fn key.

Feb 06, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

2 Answers

What is the third lock light, I have a Cap Lock, a Numerical Lock. What is the third one?


I beleive it is the scroll light:


Fn+F1 Suspend switch
Fn+F2 WLAN switch
Fn+F3 Keyboard light down
Fn+F4 Keyboard light up
Fn+F5 Brightness down
Fn+F6 Brightness up
Fn+F7 LCD on/off
Fn+F8 LCD/CRT switch display
Fn+F9 TouchPad Lock
Fn+F10 Volume on/mute
Fn+F11 Volume down
Fn+F12 Volume up
Fn+Ins Numeric Key Pad on/off
Fn+Num Lk: Scroll Lock on/off
Fn+Del Scroll Lock on/off
Fn+Space Power 4Gear
Fn+C Splendid
Fn+V: Life Frame

Jun 20, 2011 | ASUS 90-A4C1K1000 Keyboard

1 Answer

My Dell laptop keyboard settings have apparently been changed-I have to hold down the Fn key to get the letters on the keyboard instead of the Fn items indicated on the keyboard. How do I fix it?


Maybe this is the result of inadvertently turning on "Sticky keys" (see the Accessibility Control Panel Help file). Try holding the Fn key down for several seconds with no other key pressed to see if that turns off the Fn lock-on. After that you can disable the Sticky Keys function in Accessibility.

Feb 09, 2011 | Dell OW7658 (J4624SK8115RT7D50) Keyboard

1 Answer

Im having trouble figuring out how to use the fn key on my keyboard


Just like a shift key selects the upper case character for a key, the fn key selects whatever is printed on the other keys in the same color used for the letters "fn." You would hold down the fn key, then press the key labeled with the desired secondary function, and let go of both keys.

Oct 29, 2010 | Toshiba 310CDT Keyboard

1 Answer

Where is the fn key on keyboard acer


Laptops have a Fn key in the lower left side, next to the CTRL key. Says Fn on it.
Desktops don't have a Fn key. They have special function keys along the top numbered F1 through F12.
The windows key is the one you find on desktops, and on laptops, in the same place, the key says Fn. They are not the same.

Jul 01, 2009 | Acer 91.63X07.001 Keyboard

1 Answer

Locked keyboard buttons


You need to find the special function key that, when used with the Fn key, locks the Fn function on. On my keyboard it's the F11 key.
Press the Fn key and that key and your keyboard will return to normal.

Apr 20, 2009 | HP DC170B Keyboard

Not finding what you are looking for?
Gateway 7330GZ Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18357 Answers

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2260 Answers

Are you a Gateway Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...