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FN keys doesn't work?

Hi, i can not activate the FN keys after format...downloaded all utilities but it doesn't can i do it?

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  • dharmikonly Mar 30, 2009

    After have been update from windows Xp to Vista function key not

    wroking any more. please advise how to active in windows vista.

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    there is no switch or laptop is vaio vgn fs980...can not solve yet...

  • DEKR
    DEKR May 11, 2010

    have you locked the keypad.

    do you have a switch or button on laptop to turn keypad on/off

    please let me know

  • DEKR
    DEKR May 11, 2010

    have you locked fn keys what type laptop

  • DEKR
    DEKR May 11, 2010

    what type of laptop



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First install the Sony Shared Library, restart the Computer and then install the "Sony Notebook Control Device Driver" (restart the Computer again).

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Check this Link to download these Utilities.

The Sony Shared Library will be listed under "System Components - 1 file(s)" and Sony Notebook Control Device Driver will be under "Notebook Control and Utilities - 1 file(s)".

Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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