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Dell Inspiron 4100 keyboard problem. The [page up] [page down] buttons work, but when the function button is pressed so I can turn the sound up Fn [page up] or sound down Fn [page down] it does not work. All of the other function buttons work, so I can turn the display brightness up and down, and use the number pad around the right hand home row. Those are the only buttons that don't work, but the weird thing is that the buttons do work, just not when the function button is pressed. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers. Nothing has changed. This keyboard has been replaced, and Windows has been completely reinstalled. I'm not sure which one caused the problem. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!

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Look for a key named "F-lock" or something that activates/deactivates the function keys.

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