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Dell Vostro Fn key

Discussion in 'Dell' started by SM2Teach, Jan 30, 2008.

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  1. SM2Teach

    SM2Teach Newbie

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    I recently got a new Vostro at work. Is there a way to lock the Fn key so that I can use the 10 key pad without holding down the Fn key?
     
  2. CrispyUK

    CrispyUK Notebook Enthusiast

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    Haven't used the Vostro but there should be a Num Lock (NumLk) blue legend on one of the function keys - use Fn + NumLk and you'll be able to use the blue number pad keys without holding Fn down.

    Fn + NumLk again to toggle it back off :)
     
  3. SmoothTofu

    SmoothTofu Inspiron 1420 Owner

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    Well on the vostros Fn + Num Lock just turns on Scroll Lock.. =P
     
  4. nizzy1115

    nizzy1115 Notebook Prophet

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    I think there is a setting in the bios for this.
     
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    sorinat Notebook Enthusiast

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    exactly...find the option in bios and you're all set!
     
  6. bugsnbre

    bugsnbre Newbie

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    The the CapsLock key while holding down the FN key. That'll turn numlock on.
     
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