netbook and notebook users know that many of their models are equipped with an additional button - Fn.You can use it to adjust the volume, switch between music and others.
notebooks (netbooks) from companies HP, Asus, Smasung, Compaq and others, equipped with special function keys with which the user can relatively easily switchbetween music, run the wireless network, increase or decrease the volume and perform other manipulations with the device.Sometimes these function keys can bring inconvenience, and therefore it becomes necessary to turn them off.For example, buying a computer from HP, in the user can face the fact that the factory settings, after the usual keystrokes F1-F12 (without the button Fn), they will activate it additional functions.
Disabling keys Fn
course, you can change the settings of these keys or disable the Fn button on your netbook.First, it must be said that this method is not the easiest, but if done correctly, you can avoid a lot of different problems.On lapt
ops (netbooks) HP, disable the function key you need directly from the BIOS.To enter in the BIOS, you must enable (restart) the computer and press the ESC key or F10 (depending on the model of your device).Once the BIOS screen appears, you must go to the tab System Configuration.There is a lot of different options, but to disable or change the function keys required parameter Action Keys.It must be changed to Disabled and save changes by pressing F10.After that, the Fn key will be disabled.
Devices from companies Asus, Samsung and Fujitsu, disable the function key can be easier.For example, on laptops (netbooks), from the company Asus, Fn key is turned off when the key combination Fn and NumLk.Other models may work other key combinations, for example: Fn and Insert, Fn and F11, Fn and F12 or NumLk.
worth noting that most of the problems with disconnecting function key cause laptops (netbooks) from the company Toshiba, since it will have to download and install special software - HDD Protector.After you install and run this program, you must go to the tab "Optimization", where you have to find the item "Accessibility".When the new window opens, you should remove the check mark from the field "Use the key Fn».These changes must be confirmed by pressing "OK".As a result, the function key is disabled.