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How do I unlock my cursor on my Lenovo laptop? I've tried ctrl F9 and F5 and Fn F5 and F9. Please help!!!

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Try Re- Boot. Let me know if that does not work.

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There is no dedicated one key/button for wireless for IBM Thinkpad T42. If "Fn" + "F5" keys for the on-screen function that activate/de-activate the wireless not working, you can access it by IBM utility software: Start.All Programs.Access IBM. IBM Access Connections. You can use the software to disable/enable the Fn+F5.

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SOURCE: touch pad locked up

so somewhere on your keyboard is the unlock FN or Function if its not there then it should be on the front of the laptop that's usual were they put the mouse lock

quick tip did you know that they allow you to lock the mouse so it doesn't get in the way while your typing hope this helps

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SOURCE: t40 2373 no wireless connection

Hi it sounds like your driver is missing or corrupt , this may be the case if u have recently installed windows, go to control panel click on sytem icon then click on device manager button under the hardware tab, have a look then under network adapters to see if there is a yellow warning icon if so make a note of the name and you should be able to download the driver from this location. its near the bottom under networking wireless. 

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-46258

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SOURCE: Hi, I have an IBM Thinkpad T41 2373 XGX. The

sounds like a faulty keyboard to me, I recommend removing the keyboard, and blowing out the connector with a can of air and reinstalling the keyboard. if that does not work I would connect a USB keyboard to make sure it is not a setting. If a USB keyboard is working fine, replace the keyboard.

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Welcome to Fixya. You can download the driver for your wireless here. The driver supports Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP.

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F buttons description


F1 - Security System

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Press and hold the "Fn" key on the lower left-hand corner of your Toshiba keyboard.


2

Press the "F1" key to activate the security system.


Your laptop's screen will go blank so others can't see what you are working on or accessing.


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Press any key or touch the touchpad to exit the security mode.


F2 - Power Save Mode

4

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


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Press the "F2" key to activate the Power Save mode and make changes to how your laptop handles operating on battery or AC power.


6

Press "Fn" and the "F2" key again to exit the power save mode.


F3 - Standby Mode

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Press and hold the "Fn" key.


8

Press the "F3" key to place your laptop in Standby mode.

The Standby dialog box will appear.


9

Verify you want to enter Standby mode. Press the power button on your Toshiba laptop to exit Standby mode.


F4 - Hibernation Mode

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Press and hold the "Fn" key.


11

Press the "F4" key to activate the Hibernation mode and save whatever documents and files that are open to your hard drive.


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Verify you want to enter Hibernation mode. Press the power button on your Toshiba laptop to exit Hibernation mode.


F5 - Active Display Device/F6 and F7 - Toshiba LCD Screen Brightness

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Press and hold the "Fn" key.


14

Press the "F5" key to change your laptop's active display device from the laptop screen to an external monitor.


15

Click on the display configuration you want: displaying on both the laptop and external monitor; only on the laptop; only on the external monitor; or a specific screen resolution.


16

Press and hold "Fn" and "F5" to accept the new display settings. Press and hold "Fn" and "F5" again to return to your laptop's display only.


17

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


18

Press the "F6" key to decrease your laptop's screen brightness. Press the "F7" key to increase the brightness.


F8 - Wireless Connection/Bluetooth

19

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


20

Press the "F8" key to select the wireless Internet or Bluetooth connection you want to use.


21

Press and hold "Fn" and "F8" to make your selection. Release the keys to confirm your selection.


F9 - Touchpad Control

22

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


23

Press the "F9" key to enable your laptop's touchpad.


24

Press and hold "Fn" and "F9" again to disable the touchpad.


F10 and F11 - Numeric Keypad/F12 - Scroll Lock

25

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


26

Press the "F10" key to enable your Toshiba laptop's numeric keypad.


27

Press and hold "Fn" and "F11" to enable the cursor control keys on the numeric keypad.


28

Press and hold the "Fn" and "F10" or "F11" key to disable the numeric keypad or cursor control keys.


29

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


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Press the "F12" key to lock your cursor on a specific line of text. Press and hold "Fn" and "F12" to turn scroll lock off.


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Try pressing, Function key + F9..
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Fn + Esc: Turn on/off the integrated camera.
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Fn + F4: Switch between wide screen and normal mode.
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Fn + F6: Enable/disable the bluetooth features.
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Fn + F9: Enable/pause Media Player playback.
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Fn + F11: Skip to the previous track.
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Fn + Pause/Break: Pause to view the system information during start-up.
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