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Are you certain that the touchpad wasn't disabled accidentally from the Fn key? There are secondary features assigned to each of the Function (F1-F12) keys, usually in BLUE. On of them is to disable/enable the touchpad (toggle-type function, do it one time to disable, the next to enable). You press and hold the "Fn" key (next to the Windows key at bottom let of keyboard, then press the associated Function Key.

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<p><span>The following describes the features of each function key.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F1: </SPAN></B><span>Put your computer in sleep mode.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F2: </SPAN></B><span>Turn off/on the LCD screen back light.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F3: </SPAN></B><span>Shift to other connected display devices.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F4: </SPAN></B><span>Switch between wide screen and normal mode.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F5: </SPAN></B><span>Enable/disable the built-in wireless device feature.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F8: </SPAN></B><span>Enable/disable the touch pad.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F9: </SPAN></B><span>Play/pause Media Player playback.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F10: </SPAN></B><span>Stop Media Player playback.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F11: </SPAN></B><span>Skip to the previous track.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + F12: </SPAN></B><span>Skip to the next track.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + Insert/NmLk: </SPAN></B><span>Enable/disable the Numeric keypad.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn +Delete/ScrLk: </SPAN></B><span>Enable/disable Scroll Lock.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + PrtSc/SysRq: </SPAN></B><span>System request.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + up/down arrow: </SPAN></B><span>Increase/decrease display brightness.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + right/left arrow: </SPAN></B><span>Increase/decrease computer volume.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + PgUp: </SPAN></B><span>Move the cursor to the head of the line.</SPAN><br> <p><b><span>Fn + PgDn: </SPAN></B><span>Move the cursor to the end of the line.</SPAN>

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How do you turn up the volume on coby 10" ultra portable netbook pc


Fn + Esc Put your computer in sleep mode.
Fn + F1 Enable/disable the built-in wireless internet.
Fn + F3 Mute.
Fn + F4 Enable/disable the touch pad.
Fn + F5 Shift to other connected display devices, i.e. another monitor.
Fn + F6 Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F7 Increase display brightness.
Fn + F8 Decrease computer volume.
Fn + F9 Increase computer volume.
Fn + F10 Turn on/off the LCD screen.
Fn + Ins/NumLk Enable/disable the Numeric keypad

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How to turn off the fn key


1 - Function Keys f1 through f122 - Configurable Function key fnDisable fn in the BIOSTo disable, or enable, the function key (fn) in the BIOS, do the following steps.
  1. Press the power button to turn on the computer.
  2. Press the f10 key to open the BIOS setup window.
  3. Use the right-arrow or left-arrow keys to navigate to the System Configuration option.c02035200.jpg
  4. Use the up-arrow or down-arrow keys to navigate to the Action Keys Mode option, and then press the enterkey to display the Enable / Disable menu.
  5. Select the desired mode:
    • Disabled : Requires pressing fn key + f1 through f12 to use the action as indicated on the action key.For example, if Disabled , pressing fn + f11 will mute the sound as indicated on the key on this model PC. Alternatively, pressing f11 only will minimize and maximize a web browser if open.The action keys may vary depending on the model of notebook.
    • Enabled : Requires pressing only f1 through f12 to use the action as indicated on the action keys.For example, if Enabled , pressing f11 only will mute the sound as indicated on the key on this model PC. Alternatively, pressing fn + f11 will minimize and maximize a web browser if open.The action keys may vary depending on the model of notebook.
  6. Press f10 key to save the selection and restart the computer.
The function key (fn) option can be reset at any time.

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I need to disable my Lenovo G550 touchpad, is there a solution?


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To be able to Disable the touchpad you need to press FN + F6 to disable it you can enable it by pressing the same keys. Some Helpful Keys that you need to know about Lenovo.

FN + F5 - Enable/Disable Wireless
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What driver should i use for my toshiba satellite u505-s2008 enable/disable button of touchpad? i formatted my os from windows 7 home premium 64 bit to windows 7 ultimate 32 bit.


Hi,
You will need to install the Fn-Utility from the Toshiba website. You can find the drivers here for your speciically laptop:
http://sell.toshiba.com/partners/b2b/download-center/find-downloads.jsp
Once you have installed the Fn-Utility, you can enable/disable the trackpad using the keys Fn+F9.
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Enable FN key


I cannot assume your question, whether you like to enable fn key or disable it or etc...
If you want to enable it, just press it once and release. That'll disable or enable the fn key. If it's disabled, will enable it, if it's enabled, will disable it. In case you don't see any effect with the function key, try another trick, like Fn+Numlock, press these two keys at the same time and release, will take the same effect and will disable or enable it.
If this isn't the solution you are looking for, please let me know with the details of your question so that I can assist you better. There are several settings with Windows vista and Windows 7 on Dell computers, you can do it from the Bios or you can also do it from the Control Panel. It'll be of better help if you will be able to let me know the Operating System installed on your system.

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I have wifi on my computer but i do not know how to turn it on.


To enable or disable wireless networking hold down the Fn key and while holding down the Fn key press the F12 ket and this will enable/disable your wireless. Hope this helps

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How do i enable my advent laptop 5301 to go wireless useing the f10 button i have lost my manual and have been told i need to enable my laptop with the f10 button but dont know what other button to use...


The wireless is enabled on this laptop by pressing the function (Fn) key and F10 key at the same time. The wireless needs to be turned on every time the computer is restarted.
Fn+F10 - Enable/ Disable Wireless

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How do i auto switchoff my lenovo y410 laptop


I'm not sure if your referring to sleep mode or not but I hope this helps There are several specialty key functions on the Lenovo Y410...here is a list....good Luck....please rate me ...The Fang

The following describes the features of each function key.
Fn + Esc: Turn on/off the integrated camera.
Fn + F1: Put your computer in sleep mode.
Fn + F2: Turn off the LCD screen (any subsequent operation will turn the LCD screen back on).
Fn + F3: Shift to other connected display devices.
Fn + F4: Switch between wide screen and normal mode.
Fn + F5: Enable/disable the built-in wireless networking feature.
Fn + F6: Enable/disable the bluetooth features.
Fn + F8: Enable/disable the touch pad.
Fn + F9: Enable/pause Media Player playback.
Fn + F10: Stop Media Player playback.
Fn + F11: Skip to the previous track.
Fn + F12: Skip to the next track.
Fn + Insert/NmLk: Enable/disable the Numeric keypad.
Fn + Delete/ScrLk: Enable/disable Scroll Lock.
Fn + Pause/Break: Pause to view the system information during start-up.
Fn + up/down arrow key: Increase/decrease display brightness.
Fn + right/left arrow key: Increase/decrease computer volume.

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