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Keyboard Fn key

I have aspire 5630
some keys act as if the Fn key is pressed
it is not jammed i checked and another proof is that some other keys work normally and i have to press Fn to get them to do their other functions -such as lower volume-
it's really annoying because all the following keys do not work normally
instead when i press them i get


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  • xhon May 03, 2008

    I Have an aspire 1360 and the fn key is disable. how to enable it ?

    the right arrow didn't work i have disable it ?

    pls hlp

  • doru99999 May 11, 2008

    for me is an adventure to find punctuation sighn etc ex: /.<>-_\|@?! All this is associated with diferent Key .Ex @ is at key 2 and ist'n at key with sighn @ I change many time from control phanell languege for keyboard Enghlish, Italian(os languech) ,romanian...not results

    Os premium italian

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    whan i press the fn key only then they woark properly those have double function



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Try hooking up and external key board see if that works ok, and if it does you may want to try to find a new or used key board for your laptop. The key board may be shot, It should be fairly easy to change to a new board, Hopefully That will help you diag. the problem..

Posted on Jan 06, 2008


I have just managed to solve the problem I think. Try using the Fn key to turn off the number lock -- Hold down "Fn" and tap "F11". It seems number lock is on by default in some situations!
I found that pressing F12 & the Num lock / Scroll lock key beside it toggles the FN lock on and off on my laptop.
Hope that's helpful as it was driving me nuts for a while

Posted on Feb 10, 2008


If yo have scrol lock turn it of, it worked for me

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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I have an Acer TravelMate 5720 that was running Windows XP.

I replaced the hard drive and installed Windows 7 Pro.

Now the built-in keyboard has Fn enabled when it boots.
The number keys are active in the middle of the keyboard (J,K,L, etc)
But pressing Fn-F11 changes the number keys into arrow/home/end/pgup/pgdn keys!

An external keyboard works properly.

I put the old XP hard drive in again and everything works great.

Posted on Jan 29, 2010

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    richard handford Dec 08, 2013

    hello there i have the samsung RF 511 laptop i was useing it to day and the keybroard stopped working the top keys are working ok and the mouse is working ok aswell i have put on a external keybroard and that is workincan you tell me why my laptop keybroard as stopped working for please ( [email protected]


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did you spill some thing on the key board before???
try to see if there is something stuck under neath the keys.
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