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My keyboard letter keys arent working but my media player shortcut and sleep buttons are woking, what is problem?

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There must be a cd with your corisponting enhanced keybord this will have drivers that need to be reinstalled using the mouse pointer obviously

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Pleomax keyboard pkb 700b shortcut does not work


look below the enter key one turbo key also available
if you want to use three of these buttons like power off,sleep,etc
press turbo key and then press one of these its really working and very quite

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Jun 13, 2012 | Samsung Pleomax PKB-700B Keyboard

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How do I enable a compaq laptop's keys


Compaq Presario computers provide users with a row of function keys for added keyboard functionality. Function keys can serve a dual purpose as well.
Function keys are located at the top of Compaq Presario keyboards.
By learning how function keys work on a Compaq Presario you can take advantage of time saving keyboard shortcuts.Purpose
Use function keys to access menus, save changes and create shortcut keys.
Various applications, including Microsoft Office, allow you to select a function key as a shortcut key for running specific tasks. These settings are usually found under the Tools, Settings or File menu.
Each Compaq Presario computer has twelve function keys.
The most common used keys are "F2," "F8," "F10" and "F12."
The first three are used mainly to access and use the Compaq BIOS. "F12" is used to access a set of run from options during the boot process.

How to Access
Access function keys on a Compaq Presario by pressing any of the keys on the top row of the keyboard. Access the key's dual purpose by first pressing the "Fn" key located on the bottom row of keys.
Use function keys as shortcut keys by pressing them anytime while in the desired application. Remember, you must set them as shortcut keys first.
Note that some programs may already have certain function keys set as shortcuts.
Open menus and view the shortcut keys beside each menu item before setting your own shortcuts.


Dual Uses Each function key has a dual use. Press "Fn" plus the desired function key for the key's other use.
Below each function number is a small picture within a square or rectangle.
This dictates the dual use. "F1" opens help and support. "F2" serves as a printer shortcut.
Open your homepage by pressing "F3."
If you use dual monitors, switch between monitors by using "F4." "F5" puts your computer in stand-by mode.
Quickly lock your computer by pressing "F6." "F7" and "F8" adjust the screen's contrast.
Play and pause your music in Windows Media Player or other default media player by using "F9."
Press "F10" to stop playing media. Skip ahead or rewind media by using "F11" and "F12."

Other "Fn" Keys

In addition to function keys, the "Fn" key is also provides other keys with a dual use.
Any key with a small square on the key has a dual purpose such as the "scroll," "insert" and "delete" buttons.
Since laptop keyboards have no number pads, certain keys serve as the number pad by pressing the "Fn" key.



Jan 08, 2012 | Compaq Computers & Internet

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What are the names of kyboard and its keys ?


it is only for a computer keyboard hope it help from you.

A computer keyboard serves as a main operating tool for accessing and inputting data into a computer. The keyboard features many functions and keys that a user may never use, but is still essential to some users. Understanding the keyboard can improve computer knowledge and use.

QWERTY Pad

The "QWERTY" pad is main sections of letters on the keyboard. These letters are mainly used for typing and also as shortcuts in programs like Windows Movie Maker, Adobe After Effects and computer games.
Number Pads

The far right side of the keyboard features a number pad that resembles a calculator. This number pad is essential for programs like Excel, but can also be used to input numbers as a typing function. More numbers are just above the "QWERTY" keyboard that also feature symbols when the "Shift" button is used.
Arrow Keys

The right bottom of a keyboard features four directional arrow keys. These keys provide navigation through word processing documents and also serve as scrolling functions in web browsers.
F Bar

The top of a keyboard features the "F Keys," a selection of keys that extends to "F12" on most keyboards. These keys serve different functions. For example, "Alt and F4" exits out of a program. "F1" will start the typing helper in word processing programs.
Extra Keys

New keyboard feature shortcut keys at the top of the keyboard. These include shortcuts like "Power," "Sleep Mode," "Calculator," "My Computer" and "Web." Some also include media controls for movies and music.

Aug 11, 2011 | Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard

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Moon


If the shape of the symbol is the cresent moon....then that is the "Sleep" shortcut key. It will send the hard drive into standby mode. In a lot of systems, this sleep mode can really corrupt and damage system files. I always recommend disableing sleep mode in the power options section of the control panel.

May 24, 2010 | Compaq Keyboard

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There are so many buttons on the Microsoft Laser Desktop 4000 keyboard and I would like to loearn how to use all of them without wasting a lot of time. Why aren't there any instructions and how do I learn...


On the left side of the keyboard you'll find a few function keys. From bottom to top we have the Web/Home, which simply opens up your primary web browser as you'd expect. Gadgets is a Vista exclusive, but I'm confused as to it's actual usefulness. If the windows Sidebar is closed, pushing this button will open it. Mail and Call both open up Windows specific applications, Windows Mail and Windows Messenger. Lastly we have the My Documents button which is self explanatory. The zoom feature is one of the best on this keyboard in my opinion. It explains itself really, but you have the ability to slide it up or down to zoom in and out on a webpage or photo. Many keyboards instead just have buttons for accomplishing this, but a slider makes it feel more natural.
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Up top we have the usual slew of media shortcuts including video or music playback buttons. The "My Favorites" keys are shortcuts to anything you want, whether it be a certain file, application or game. The little Star button below these brings up the dialog to set up these keys, which I will touch on shortly.
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There are three buttons above the numpad, and though difficult to read in a photograph, they are Calculator, Log Off and Sleep. I am a personal fan of the Calculator shortcut on media keyboards as I reference it often.
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Nov 27, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000...

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The sound button on my keyboard doesn't work


Well, reinstalling the drivers would have been my first bet...If you use volume control on your keyboard a lot, maybe pop off the key and check under for dirt/grime?

Oct 16, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGC-JS230J/S PC Desktop

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Turn off shortcut keys


Hi...

There are two way to do turn off shortcut.
  1. Press the Window in the keyboard and press letter U twice.
  2. Press ALT F4 and press letter U.
Those are the two shortcut keys.

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Good luck!

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Aug 03, 2009 | EzKey EZ7000 Smart Office Keyboard PS2

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Today, my computer stopped allowing me to type a capital 'p' using the shift + p keys. When I try that now, my computer goes automatically to a windows media player screen. How do I get this to stop and...


Ok try this, check your media player properties. There is option for a shortcut key maybe you set it to run when you press SHIFT + p combination.

Search the media player application the one that runs it, right click it, select properties then check the SHORTCUT KEY entry try to have it blank.

Apr 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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My keyboard DVD keys are not working


If you want to check the drivers just type Device Manager in the start box. Once in Device Manager find your keyboard and click on the "+" sign, then right-click on your keyboard model. You should see update driver, also one of the tabs will tell if it is working properly and if not there is a Troubleshooting box. Also try going into the Control Panel and clicking on your keyboard/mouse. There are settings there alsol

Jan 08, 2009 | Gateway 2520915 Keyboard

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Wep key


Does the manual not cover this function? It must be an alpha numeric combination function - similar to using Ctrl or Alt on a PC

Aug 25, 2007 | Archos 604 WiFi Digital Media Player

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