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I HAVE VAIO VGN FS630/W Originally came with 32 bit windows xp home edition . I just upgraded to 32 bit windows 7 professional. I'm unable to use the vaio hot keys (Fn key plus "F" key) that coralate to the "F" keys that allow shortcut function of volume and display brightness, but funny thing is I know the actual key is working cause i can engage the scroll lock with requires depression of the "Fn" key. I've also reinstalled all the vaio notebook control utilities as directed by sony. Please help this is frusterating work and any help would be greatly appreciated

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Look in the control Panel under the keyboard icon.

Check you have the correct keyboard setup.

The sony utilities to set the function keys should also be there.

Posted on Mar 07, 2015

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SOURCE: sound driver for VGN-FS630/W SONY LAPTOP

try here

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=VGNFS630W&LOC=3

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Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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SOURCE: FN keys don't work on Sony VAIO VGN-SZ18GP

The solution is as follows, which worked for me:

- Install Windows 7
- let it update all the drivers that it needs to
- Install additional Sony drivers that you need (XP drivers work just fine, but make sure to install them in Administrator mode, so, Run as Administrator), such as camera, fingerprint scanner, etc
- Install the Notebook Control Device Driver (without this the other software does nothing)
- Sony Utilities DLL
- Sony Shared Library

* restart computer *

- Sony Video Shared Library
- SUS (Setting Utility Series)

* restart computer *

- VES (VAIO Event Service)

After this one the Fn keys will start to work. The S1 and S2 keys don't work due to something to do with UAC (but I don't need them anyway)

- VAIO Control Centre (will allow you to change what the S1 and S2 keys do, even though you can't use them :) )

That's it and it worked for me.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: sony vaio vgn-fs630/w. the ethernet port and usb ports not workin

Hi,
The best thing you can try is a Static discharge.
Please remove all the external devices. Unplug the power adaptor.Remove the battery. There should be no electricity connected.
Then press the power button and keep your finger on it for about 30 seconds to release any build up electricity.
Plug in the adaptor and battery again and see if there is still a problem.
Maybe is a good idea to get a surge protector in the future.
Regards,
Purito

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Some of my function key shortcuts have stopped working

go to asus website and click support. after that click download and find the ATK file...I tried both, but I believe the larger file is the one working

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

tech-guy818
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SOURCE: Hello,

go to sony.com and follow the links to install specific drivers for your laptop, each manifacturer provides their own drivers for their laptops or pc`s.. good luck

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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