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Cant change function key

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1

    Cant change function key


    I have an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and am trying to reverse the function key but when I get into the BIOS area I can find no way to change it there. Is there another method with asus or windows 8.1? please help my girlfriend is really getting ticked off at the new computer.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    The audio is weird but just see what exe file is typed in

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  3. #3


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    I have a K75DE. I haven't seen any way to toggle it. As far as I know its the ATK utility that handles the special function keys. I haven't seen any link to it in control panel etc so there may not be any changeable settings in it.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    Try searching for an exe under program files and program files (x86)

    I could not find any setting for my toshiba. I just searched the entire disk for Toshiba and found a folder under Program Files and in the folder was an exe. No documentation. But it toggled the Fn key.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1


    i tried running that hr control but it stopped after asking me if I wanted to make a change. it just wouldn't go any further.
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    Posts : 4
    windows 8.1


    I apologize, I meant the hcontrol.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    It may be worth running a scan with MBAM

    Have you tried the manufacturer forums? Usually for brand specific programs that's where you find out first.
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