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Acer Travelmate 8100 when pressing fn and f5 nothing happens


I have a Acer Travelmate 8100 when pressing fn and f5 nothing happens.
It has always worked when i press fn f5 there a option screen you choose what you want. But now nothing happens i have checked bios settings but not sure what else to check as i have not worked with acer machines much

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Re: Acer Travelmate 8100 when pressing fn and f5 nothing...

I found the problem. The drivers needed for the keyboard are:

provided by Dritek System Inc. Version 1.3.00

I looked at the current drivers for the keyboard. Somehow the keyboard must have been reinstalled or drivers got corrupted. I did a system restore to a time before I installed some new hardware and drivers. Then I looked at the drivers for the keyboard through the control paned =>
keyboard =>
hardware Tab =>
Standard keyboard =>
properties =>
Driver Tab =>
driver details.

And found that the drivers were different except for the last one in the above list

You can update the drivers. Do a search for the first one in the list and the second one in your windows directory(search for hidden files and system files). I found the files in my system32/drivers directory. You may also find it on the disks that came with the Acer.

I have looked on-line for the first one and could not find it. perhaps a better search term swould find it. I also looked on Ace rs site.

Good luck,


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Re: Acer Travelmate 8100 when pressing fn and f5 nothing...

Check the button symbol again....
in hp it is for sllep....
bt no laptop has meno for screen...
so buddy try to find wat the symbol on f5 symbolises...

hope u sought ur problemmm


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