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My "FN' key does not work.

I posted this problem a few days ago and it stated that I have an Toshiba computer. This is incorrect. I have a Dell Inspiron B130 laptop computer. When I press the FN and F10 the Sonny CD/DVD drawer should open, but it does not. It will open if I push the button on the tray. I other problem that I asked about was that the I can no longer play dvd's, when it was new it would play dvd's, then it just stoped play dvds. It will play cd's and will run programs.

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Hi there,

my guess would be that the function and f10 key haven't been mapped to eject the cd/dvd drawer. Go into settings and check under keyboard and maybe under keyboard shortcuts.

In regards to the cds playing and not dvds, this could be 1 of two things.

1. The firmware isn't working properly. Go onto the dell website and download any drivers for your computer.

or

2. The lens for the dvd is broken. This is more likely. Since the cd's and dvd's are read by different lenses they generally fail one at a time.

This will require you to bring your laptop in for servicing.

Hope this helped.

Nathan.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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