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The sound control is not working when i press Fn+F11/F12 . but Fn+other key is alright ..

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Most laptops provide a number of ways for sound control. For Acer Aspire One netbooks, press the Fn key along with up and down cursor control keys. For Gateway laptops, press the Fn key along with the left and right cursor control keys. If the Fn + other keys don't work, then sound control can be done by adjusting on the Sounds and Audio Devices Properties window that is accessed by clicking on start > Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices

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    i can change the volume from other part in my G53J. but i just cant change it using Fn F11/F12

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Try pressing Fn with the arrow keys , if not go into Control pannel and change the Volume and sound control from there

Hoped i helped :)

Posted on Mar 18, 2011

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    Fn with the arrow keys dont work... i can change the volume from other part in my G53J. but i just cant change it using Fn F11/F12

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F1 - Security System

1

Press and hold the "Fn" key on the lower left-hand corner of your Toshiba keyboard.


2

Press the "F1" key to activate the security system.


Your laptop's screen will go blank so others can't see what you are working on or accessing.


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Press any key or touch the touchpad to exit the security mode.


F2 - Power Save Mode

4

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


5

Press the "F2" key to activate the Power Save mode and make changes to how your laptop handles operating on battery or AC power.


6

Press "Fn" and the "F2" key again to exit the power save mode.


F3 - Standby Mode

7

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


8

Press the "F3" key to place your laptop in Standby mode.

The Standby dialog box will appear.


9

Verify you want to enter Standby mode. Press the power button on your Toshiba laptop to exit Standby mode.


F4 - Hibernation Mode

10

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


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Press the "F4" key to activate the Hibernation mode and save whatever documents and files that are open to your hard drive.


12

Verify you want to enter Hibernation mode. Press the power button on your Toshiba laptop to exit Hibernation mode.


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Press and hold the "Fn" key.


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Press the "F5" key to change your laptop's active display device from the laptop screen to an external monitor.


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Click on the display configuration you want: displaying on both the laptop and external monitor; only on the laptop; only on the external monitor; or a specific screen resolution.


16

Press and hold "Fn" and "F5" to accept the new display settings. Press and hold "Fn" and "F5" again to return to your laptop's display only.


17

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


18

Press the "F6" key to decrease your laptop's screen brightness. Press the "F7" key to increase the brightness.


F8 - Wireless Connection/Bluetooth

19

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


20

Press the "F8" key to select the wireless Internet or Bluetooth connection you want to use.


21

Press and hold "Fn" and "F8" to make your selection. Release the keys to confirm your selection.


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22

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


23

Press the "F9" key to enable your laptop's touchpad.


24

Press and hold "Fn" and "F9" again to disable the touchpad.


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25

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


26

Press the "F10" key to enable your Toshiba laptop's numeric keypad.


27

Press and hold "Fn" and "F11" to enable the cursor control keys on the numeric keypad.


28

Press and hold the "Fn" and "F10" or "F11" key to disable the numeric keypad or cursor control keys.


29

Press and hold the "Fn" key.


30

Press the "F12" key to lock your cursor on a specific line of text. Press and hold "Fn" and "F12" to turn scroll lock off.


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I'm using Asus G53J . the sound control is not working when i press Fn+F11/F12 . but Fn+other key is alright .. no use when i try to press Fn with arrow key too. where/how can i download or install the...


You don't have it on mute Fn+F10, right?

You also need to make certain that you have the correct playback device set as default (right click on the speaker icon >playback devices and click on "Speakers" and set it as "Default Device". When you use headphones sometimes it messes up the settings.
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I'm using Asus G53J . the sound control is not working when i press Fn+F11/F12 . but Fn+other key is alright .. no use when i try to press Fn with arrow key too.


dear evelyn
for this you have to install the drivers supplied with your lappi. try installing the setup mentioned as shortcut menus or keyboard drivers.
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