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Keyboard shortcut Hi, is there any way to turn on a Dell laptop using an attached adaptive keyboard? The power button is hard to access but an IntelliKeys keyboard has been attached to the laptop. Can the laptop be turned on using a key on the IntelliKeys keyboard? Thanks!

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  • sueh58 Nov 24, 2008

    I know that will power it off but I wanted to know about powering it ON from the keyboard.

    Thanks!

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Use the following keys on the keyboard in a combination..

CLTR + ALT + DELETE

But make sure the computer is not powered off.. it should be in the standby or hibernating mode...
take care..

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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