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T43 Lower Touchpad Not Function

At my T43 there is no Fn + (Touchpad)
F3 -> Power Setting
F4 -> Stand By (Hibernate)
F5 -> Wireless
F7 -> LCD + Projector
F12 -> Stand By (HardDisk)
Home -> Brightness +
End -> Brightness -
PgUp -> Light
Space -> Zoom Screen

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Thinkpad Fn+X drivers are needed, or someone removed the resident routines.

For example my T41 has 5 thinkpad drivers for full thinkpad functionality, e.g. wireless connection, A/C monitor in the tray, as well as the Fn+X keys, mute, etc:

This is from my registry

"BMMMONWND"="rundll32.exe C:\\PROGRA~1\\ThinkPad\\UTILIT~1\\BatInfEx.dll,BMMAutonomicMonitor"
"BMMLREF"="C:\\Program Files\\ThinkPad\\Utilities\\BMMLREF.EXE"
"ACWLIcon"="C:\\Program Files\\ThinkPad\\ConnectUtilities\\ACWLIcon.exe"
"ACTray"="C:\\Program Files\\ThinkPad\\ConnectUtilities\\ACTray.exe"
"NPDTRAY"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\ThinkPad\\UTILIT~1\\NPDTray.exe"


I don't know what your background is, but this just indicates what is INSTALLED, not how to fix it - you need to "get" the drivers and THEN your registry (an advanced topic) will have these and they will work.

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We see these buttons on most laptops but don't know what they are used for. F1, F2....... buttons are the first set of buttons on the keyboard. These buttons makes it easy for anyone to access some programs on the computer without using mouse.

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How do i turn off num lock?


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Fn+F2 WLAN switch
Fn+F2 Bluetooth switch
Fn+F3 Access to the E-mail
Fn+F4 Access to the Internet
Fn+F5 Brightness down
Fn+F6 Brightness up
Fn+F7 LCD on/off
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F buttons description


F1 - Security System

1

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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3

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


F2 - Power Save Mode

4

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


5

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

7

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

10

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.


12

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

13

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.


30

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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Fn+F10 Volume on/mute
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Function Keys Fn+F1 - Places the computer into sleep mode
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Fn+F3 - Switches display modes: LCD only, External monitor only, LCD+External Monitor
Fn+F4 - Turns Wireless LAN on/off
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Fn+F10 -
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Fn+F12 - Increases the screen brightness
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Fn+F7 Decrease LCD brightness
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