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My Function Keys stopped working (audio, too)

Had some remote computer service done by the GS and the next day neither my audio nor my function keys worked. One of the things that was done was to turn off a bunch of start up items so that my sys would load faster. Do you think something was turned off that I need for my function keys and if so, which one?

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  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    I have a Toshiba Tecra M9 series laptop. I purchased this laptop about 5 monts ago and my Function Keys have stopped working. I have checked the keyboard settings as well as RPC services and they are correct.

  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    my fn key is locked

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    Jeffrey Pemberton May 11, 2010

    What is the make and model # please ?

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9/15/08
I saw this problem while scanning the net looking to solve the same problem on my partner's laptop. Her sound just quit working, worked yesterday, did not work this am after being turned off overnight.

The solution that worked for us was to try system restore back to when the sound worked, which was yesterday - that solved the problem.

I know this is waaay to far back for you to restore to, but maybe it will help others.

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Go to start > Run
Type 'services.msc' without the quotation marks and press OK
In the window that opens, all services that are present are listed.
For each service is shown, if it is started and how it is started.
Look for 'Remote Procedure Call (RPC)' and check if it is started and startup type is automatic. Do the same for 'Windows Audio' and 'Plug and Play'.
Could be there is also a separate service for your sound card, but unless you give some more information about your laptop and sound card, i don't know if it is.

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Function keys are special keys used for assigning program shortcuts and specialty tasks to the keyboard.
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975741
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894513
Click on "View and request hotfix downloads" located beneath the title of the article to access the Microsoft Hotfix database.
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Function keys are special keys used for assigning program shortcuts and specialty tasks to the keyboard.
They are located at the top of most keyboards and labeled "F1" through "F12."
Some keyboards may only feature 10 function keys, while others may have as many as 18. These keys often go unutilized by the average computer user, but they may have very important tasks for some users, which can lead to problems when the keys do not respond.
Fixing nonresponsive or malfunctioning function keys is quite simple, and should only take a few minutes.

Connect your keyboard to your computer, and power it up.
Open a program that uses the function keys such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel. Check your keyboard for an "F-Lock" or "Function Lock" key.
This key is used to toggle function-key support; when it is toggled on, the function keys will not work.
Press the "F-Lock" key and then try using a function key in the selected program. "F1" is a good key to test, because it is set to open a "Help" document in all Microsoft software.
If the key does not work, press the "F-Lock" key a second time, and test the keys again.
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Navigate to the link entitled "Microsoft Support: Some Function Keys do not Work Correctly." (See Below.)
Some function keys or keyboard shortcuts do not work correctly on a computer that is running Windows 7
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Resolve unexpected Function (F1 - F12) or other special key behavior on a Microsoft keyboard
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Click on "View and request hotfix downloads" located beneath the title of the article to access the Microsoft Hotfix database.
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When the download is finished, run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
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Function keys are special keys used for assigning program shortcuts and specialty tasks to the keyboard.
They are located at the top of most keyboards and labeled "F1" through "F12."
Some keyboards may only feature 10 function keys, while others may have as many as 18. These keys often go unutilized by the average computer user, but they may have very important tasks for some users, which can lead to problems when the keys do not respond.
Fixing nonresponsive or malfunctioning function keys is quite simple, and should only take a few minutes.

Connect your keyboard to your computer, and power it up.
Open a program that uses the function keys such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel. Check your keyboard for an "F-Lock" or "Function Lock" key.
This key is used to toggle function-key support; when it is toggled on, the function keys will not work.
Press the "F-Lock" key and then try using a function key in the selected program. "F1" is a good key to test, because it is set to open a "Help" document in all Microsoft software.
If the key does not work, press the "F-Lock" key a second time, and test the keys again.
If the keys still do not work and you are running the Windows 7 operating system, you may need to install a "hotfix" from Microsoft to fix the key functionality.
Navigate to the link entitled "Microsoft Support: Some Function Keys do not Work Correctly." (See Below.)
Some function keys or keyboard shortcuts do not work correctly on a computer that is running Windows 7
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975741
Resolve unexpected Function (F1 - F12) or other special key behavior on a Microsoft keyboard
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894513
Click on "View and request hotfix downloads" located beneath the title of the article to access the Microsoft Hotfix database.
Agree to the terms and conditions, then download the hotfix.
When the download is finished, run the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
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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.
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The most common used keys are "F2," "F8," "F10" and "F12."
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search for a set of commands that will
work. Your remote will sample all the
codes in its system for that device
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key (AUDIO, DVD/VCR, or TV) for
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