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Alt + f4 key not working properly

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8

    Alt + f4 key not working properly


    I like to use the Alt+f4 key for closing various windows.It used to work fine until suddenly the alt+f4 key just doesnt do anything in the browser window and in folders its opens the preview pane.How do i set it up to close the current window as it was always???

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Many keyboards have a function lock that toggle between function keys and OS shortcuts. Make sure you didn't flip that.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    pressing the Fn lock key solved the problem...thnx a lot.
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Alt + f4 key not working properly
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