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Located at the top of the keyboard are four launch keys used to launch frequently used applications
The Power and Standby status icons are visible even when you close the display cover so you can see the
status of the computer while the cover is closed.
P1 This button is user-programmable.
P2 This button is user-programmable.
E-Mail The mail button is used to launch the email application.
Web browser By default, is used to launch your Internet browser.
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The keyboard has three lock keys which you can toggle on and off.
NOTE: To access the Num Lock and Scroll Lock functions, hold the Fn key down while pressing the F11 and
F12 keys respectively.
Caps Lock When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters typed are in uppercase.
(Fn-F11)When Num Lock is on, the embedded keypad is in numeric mode. The keys function as a
calculator (complete with the arithmetic operators +, -, *, and /). Use this mode when you need to
do a lot of numeric data entry. A better solution would be to connect an external keypad.
(Fn-F12)When Scroll Lock is on, the screen moves one line up or down when you press the up or down
arrow keys respectively. Scroll Lock does not work with some applications.
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Embedded Numeric Keypad
The embedded numeric keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad. It is indicated by small characters
located on the upper right corner of the keycaps. To simplify the keyboard legend, cursor-control key symbols
are not printed on the keys.
NOTE: If an external keyboard or keypad is connected to the computer, the Num Lock feature automatically
shifts from the internal keyboard to the external keyboard or keypad.
Desired AccessNum Lock OnNum Lock Off
Number keys on embedded keypad Type numbers in a normal manner.
Cursor-control keys on embedded
j while using cursor-
control keys.Hold Fn while using cursor-control keys.
Main keyboard keys Hold Fn while typing letters on
embedded keypad.Type the letters in a normal manner.
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The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.
Windows logo key
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The computer employs hot keys or key combinations to access most of the computer’s controls like screen
contrast and brightness, volume output and the BIOS Utility.
To activate hot keys, press and hold the Fn key before pressing the other key in the hot key combination.
Fn-F1 Hot key help Displays help on hot keys.
Fn-F2 Setup Accesses the notebook’s configuration utility.
Fn-F3 Power Management
Scheme ToggleSwitches the power management scheme used by the
computer (function available if supported by operating
Fn-F4 Sleep Puts the computer in Sleep mode.
Fn-F5 Display toggle Switches display output between the display screen,
external monitor (if connected) and both the display
screen and external monitor.
Fn-F6 Screen blank Turns the display screen backlight off to save power.
Press any key to return.
Fn-F7 Touchpad toggle Turns the internal touchpad on and off.
Fn-F8 Speaker toggle Turns the speakers on and off.
wVolume up Increases the speaker volume.
yVolume down Decreases the speaker volume.
xBrightness up Increases the screen brightness.