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I use MacBook Pro (OS X version 10.5.8) in combination with LCD TV, wireless mouse and new Apple wireless keyboard. The problem is that function keys of the wireless keyboard do not respond in a same way as the keyboard on Macbook. For example F12 is for sound volume amplification, although on wireless keyboard F12 is for turning dashboard on/off. Other function keys like F1,F2 for display illumination don't respond at all. Other keys work fine as they should, F keys are the problem, some functions does not exsist at all, or some of them are replaced with some other. I would like to set it up like the F keys on Macbook keyboard. I hope you'll help me out cause I really try my best to fix it but failed. Thanx in advance.

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Make sure to run all available software updates as there's probably a firmware update for your keyboard you need to download.

If there isn't or the problem persists afterwards, you'll need to go into Apple Menu > System Preferences > Keyboard and Mouse > Keyboard and uncheck 'Use all F1, F2 etc. keys as standard function keys.'

Good luck!

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