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Windows 7: [Laptop] Toggling Brightness,Volume,etc without holding 'fn' key


03 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 
[Laptop] Toggling Brightness,Volume,etc without holding 'fn' key

yes, Im using an ASUS laptop and the brightness +/- and volume +/- macros or shortcuts are located on the f keys.

Is there a way I can change it so I dont have to hold in the 'fn' key to use them?

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03 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I don't think so. Why is this a problem?
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04 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

actually you can toggle between the function keys and shortcuts like brightness,volume etc making changes in BIOS settings or like in my dell laptop i use quickset program to change how my function keys behave.
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04 Mar 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

What's the difference between doing that (holding down the Fn key and pressing the appropriate function key) and normal typing, where you hold down the Shift key to temporarily switch between upper/lower case and to enter the symbols printed on the numeric keys?
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04 Mar 2011   #5

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

There should be an ASUS HotKey utility on your laptop that enables you to switch these functions around. If not, downoad it from the Asus support website.
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