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Volume buttons and mute/unmute buttons don't work

I have a Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook Computer. The mute/unmute buttons and the volume up and down buttons on the top of the keyboard to longer work at all. I can still click on the sound icon and change the volume controls with my up and down arrows. Is there a possible solution for this problem?

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First open the Control Panel -> Keyboard Layout. Look for the dropdown list for different keyboard models. Scroll to the Dell models and try e.g. the Dell Mulimedia USB Keyboard layout. Stop the GUI with Ctl+Alt+Return, login again and maybe your multimedia buttons will work now.
and for more info contact http://tinyurl.com/m7ghqz
If there is no keyboard layout that fits your needs, you may download the programs keytouch and keytouch editor, which are very helpful creating your own layout.

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